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Wendy Klag Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities

2018 Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month

2017 autism awareness and acceptance photo at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

JHU Homewood Photography

Calendar of Events

Multiple dates

Kennedy Krieger's Center for Autism and Related Disorders hosts a number of free family education talks, such as "Creating a Language-Rich Home for Toddlers and Preschoolers with ASD" and "Taming Tantrums and Meltdowns." Find out more and register.

Wednesday, Jan. 30

Department of Mental Health noon seminar. Gazi F. Azad, PhD, assistant professor at JHSPH and clinical psychologist at Kennedy Krieger Institute's Center for Autism and Related Disorders, will present "Partners in School: Improving Continuity of Care Across Home and School for Children with Autism." Her talk will be from 12:15 to 1 p.m. in the Hampton House Auditorium, Room B14B. Add to Outlook calendar

Monday, Feb. 4

Wendy Klag Center journal club, 12:15 to 1 p.m. in Room W4007 in the Bloomberg Building, 615 N. Wolfe St., Baltimore, MD 21205. Presenter and paper to be announced later. Tea and cookies will be served. Add to Outlook calendar

Wednesday, Feb. 6

Department of Mental Health noon seminar. Lisa Ruble, PhD, professor of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology at the University of Kentucky, will present "COMPASS: A Student-Centered and Teacher Coaching Intervention that Doubles the Individualized Educational Program (IEP) Outcomes of Children and Youth with ASD." Her talk will be from 12:15 to 1 p.m. in the Hampton House Auditorium, Room B14B. Add to Outlook calendar

Wednesday, Feb. 20

Department of Mental Health noon seminar. Lex Curhan, MPH, doctoral student in the Department of Mental Health, will present "Health Disparities in Middle and High School Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Extracurricular Activities and School Engagement." Her talk will be from 12:15 to 1 p.m. in the Hampton House Auditorium, Room B14B. Add to Outlook calendar

Monday, March 4

Wendy Klag Center journal club, 12:15 to 1 p.m. in Room W4007 in the Bloomberg Building, 615 N. Wolfe St., Baltimore, MD 21205. Presenter and paper to be announced later. Tea and cookies will be served. Add to Outlook calendar

Monday, April 1

Wendy Klag Center journal club, 12:15 to 1 p.m. in Room W4007 in the Bloomberg Building, 615 N. Wolfe St., Baltimore, MD 21205. Presenter and paper to be announced later. Tea and cookies will be served. Add to Outlook calendar

Tuesday, April 2

Annual Autism Awareness & Acceptance Photo, 11:30 to noon in the Wolfe Street Gallery, in front of the Wall of Wonder. Everyone welcome!

Monday, April 8

Autism Researchers Connect. The Kennedy Krieger Institute will host a new symposium, called Autism Researchers Connect, on Monday, April 8, to bring together mid-Atlantic region researchers and postdoctoral fellows. A social event will be held the night before, on April 7. The keynote address will be presented by Dr. James McPartland, followed by a morning panel of Drs. Stewart Mostofsky, Robert Schultz and Dani Fallin. A panel of Drs. Lauren Kenworthy, Giacomo Vivanti and Jana Iverson will convene in the afternoon. Registration for all faculty is $75. There is no fee for postdoctoral fellows or residents, but they also must register. The event will be held at 1741 Ashland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21205. Information and registration are available at this link

Monday, May 6

Wendy Klag Center journal club, 12:15 to 1 p.m. in Room W4007 in the Bloomberg Building, 615 N. Wolfe St., Baltimore, MD 21205. Presenter and paper to be announced later. Tea and cookies will be served. Add to Outlook calendar