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Wendy Klag Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities

2019 Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month

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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.

Monday, March 16

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. The presenter will be Aisha Dickerson, PhD, assistant professor of epidemiology. The paper will be Roberts A.L., et al., Maternal exposure to childhood abuse is associated with elevated risk of autism. JAMA Psychiatry, 2013 May; 70(5): 508-515. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.447. Tea and cookies will be served.  Add to Outlook calendar

Monday, April 20

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. Emily Berich-Anastasio, MPH candidate, will present. Tea and cookies will be served.  Add to Outlook calendar

Monday, May 18

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. The presenter will be Stacy Lu. Tea and cookies will be served.  Add to Outlook calendar

Tuesday, June 9

Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities (MCDD) will present "Grief and Loss: Guiding and Supporting Individuals with Intellectual, Developmental and Other Disabilities Through the Experience" from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at MCDD, 7000 Tudsbury Road, Baltimore, MD 21244. Presenters will be Mirian Ofonedu, PhD, LCSW-C, and Tracee Hutt-Brown, MSW, LCSW-C. For more information and registration, visit MCDD's Summer Learning 2020 website. 

Thursday, June 25

Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities (MCDD) will present "What is Sexual Health? Understanding Healthy Relationships, Sexual Self-Advocacy and Making Informed Choices: A Workshop for People with Disabilities, Ages 18 Years and Up" from 2 to 4 p.m. at MCDD, 7000 Tudsbury Road, Baltimore, MD 21244. Presenters will be Mat Rice and Bayadir Mohamed-Osman.  For more information and registration, visit MCDD's Summer Learning 2020 website. 

Tuesday, June 30

Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities (MCDD) will present "Early Screening of Children for Developmental Delays: How Parents and Providers Can Help" from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at MCDD, 7000 Tudsbury Road, Baltimore, MD 21244. Presenters will be Mirian Ofonedu, PhD, LCSW-C, and Susan Webber, MSW, LMSW.  For more information and registration, visit MCDD's Summer Learning 2020 website. 

Thursday, July 9

Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities (MCDD) will present "Beyond Physical Inclusion: Strategies for Supporting Full Participation of People with Disabilities in Schools, Organizations and Communities" from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at MCDD, 7000 Tudsbury Road, Baltimore, MD 21244. Presenters will be Amie Lulinski, PhD, FAAIDD, and Rebecca A. March, EdD.  For more information and registration, visit MCDD's Summer Learning 2020 website. 

Tuesday, July 14

Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities (MCDD) will present "Understanding Neuropsychological Assessment and Developmental Disorders: Assessment and Treatment Considerations" from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at MCDD, 7000 Tudsbury Road, Baltimore, MD 21244. Presenters will be Natasha Ludwig, PhD, and Rowena Ng, PhD.  For more information and registration, visit MCDD's Summer Learning 2020 website. 

Thursday, July 16

Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities (MCDD) will present "Preparing for the Unexpected: Helping Vulnerable Children in Disasters" from noon to 3:15 p.m. at 1741 Ashland Ave., Room 812B, Baltimore, MD 21205. The presenter will be Daniel Dodgen, PhD.  For more information and registration, visit MCDD's Summer Learning 2020 website.

Tuesday, July 28

Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities (MCDD) will present "Applied Behavioral Analysis in the Classroom: An Introduction for Interdisciplinary Staff Members" from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at MCDD, 7000 Tudsbury Road, Baltimore, MD 21244. Presenters will be Aila Dommestrup, PhD, BCBA-D, and Ashley Murphy, PhD, BCBA.  For more information and registration, visit MCDD's Summer Learning 2020 website.

Thursday, July 30

Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities (MCDD) will present "Parent Workshop: Being the Best Advocate for Your Child at School and in the Community" from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Orleans Street Branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Library, 1303 Orleans Street, Baltimore, MD 21231. The presenters will be Mirian Ofonedu, PhD, LCSW-C, and Matthew Plantz.  For more information and registration, visit MCDD's Summer Learning 2020 website.