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Wendy Klag Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities

2019 Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month

World Autism Day 2019 large group_sized for website

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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, Sept. 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 Xueqi Snow Qu, MHS candidate in the Department of Epidemiology and an intern at the Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities (MCDD). Qu will present Culpin et al., Autistic Traits and Suicidal Thoughts, Plans, and Self-Harm in Late Adolescence: Population-Based Cohort Study, in J Am Acad Child Adolescent Psychiatry 2018;57(5):313-320. The faculty discussant will be Miriam Ofonedu, LCSW-C, associated faculty in the Department of Mental Health and director of training at MCDD. Tea and cookies will be served.  Add to Outlook calendar

Tuesday, Sept. 24

Wendy Klag Center Social, 4 to 6 p.m. at 16 on the Park Rooftop Bar and Grill, 800 N. Wolfe Street. Get acquainted with new JHSPH students who are interested in autism and catch up with faculty, staff and continuing students. Add to Outlook calendar

Heather Volk, PhD, will present “Environmental Exposures and Autism Spectrum Disorder:  What We Know and What to Consider Next” at the Johns Hopkins Hospital Department of Psychiatry’s weekly Psychiatric Research Conference. The talk will be from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24 in Meyer 191 at the hospital.

Wednesday, Sept. 25 

Heather Volk, PhD, will give an overview of the Wend Klag Center during part of the Department of Mental Health's Wednesday noon seminar series, which will take place from 12:15 to 1 p.m. in the Hampton House basement auditorium.

Monday, Oct. 21

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 and paper will be announced later. Tea and cookies will be served.  Add to Outlook calendar

Monday, Nov. 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 and paper will be announced later. Tea and cookies will be served.  Add to Outlook calendar

Monday, Dec. 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 and paper will be announced later. Tea and cookies will be served.  Add to Outlook calendar

Monday, Feb. 17

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 and paper will be announced later. Tea and cookies will be served.  Add to Outlook calendar

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 and paper will be announced later. 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. The presenter and paper will be announced later. 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 and paper will be announced later. Tea and cookies will be served.  Add to Outlook calendar