Adults with Autism: A Clinical Review
Date: 12/13/2013 Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm EST
Presented by: W. David Lohr, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Child Psychiatry, Department of Pediatrics, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY
This webinar will review issues regarding adults with autism from a clinical perspective.
1. Participants will understand the various clinical features found in adults with autism.
2. Participants will appreciate the genetic and imaging studies which reveal clues about etiology and pathophysiology
3. Participants will learn outcome data for adults with autism and the evidence for treatment approaches
4. Barriers to delivery of care issues will be discussed.
Dr. Lohr is an outpatient psychiatrist at the Bingham Clinic, a division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Lohr provides diagnostic evaluation, medication management, and psychotherapy and currently serves as the Clinical Co-Director of the University of Louisville Autism Center where he evaluates and treats children with autism spectrum disorders. He received his undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Transylvania University. Dr. Lohr obtained his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University. He completed his general psychiatry residency at Washington University and child fellowship at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University Health Center of Pittsburgh.
He received his board certification in psychiatry in 1995 and in child and adolescent psychiatry in 1996. Prior to joining the faculty, Dr. Lohr was the Clinical Director for Adolescent Treatment Services at Our Lady of Peace Center.
Currently, he is president-elect of the Kentucky Chapter of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Lohr precepts and supervises medical students and child psychiatry fellows and lectures on child psychiatry, pharmacologic treatment of autism, and the evaluation and treatment of aggression. Since joining the University, he has been invited to present regionally on subjects such as bipolar disorder and aggression.
Areas of interest include the identification and treatment of psychiatric comorbidity of autistic spectrum disorders.
REGISTRATION FEE: FREE
Autism and Early Childhood Education Professional Development Webinar Series
This training series has been approved for continuing education credits thought the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Division of Child Care and education leadership credits from the Effective Education Leadership Act (EILA). *Certificates of attendance will also be provided upon completion of the training.
All webinars in this series are recorded. Webinars and all other training materials in this series must be completed during the week the online course is listed as open.
Early Childhood Development & Autism Date: December 2 -8, 2013
Participants will gain an understanding of the core deficits for individuals with autism and will be able to identify the red flags for potential autism diagnosis exploring neurotypical child development and the developmental milestones outlined by the CDC.
Registration Fee: $10
Environmental & Instructional Supports for Students' with Autism in the Preschool Classroom Date: December 9-15, 2013
Participants will be introduced to class wide organizational & instructional tools such as activity matrices, staff matrices, visual supports, and general environmental arrangement strategies for supporting students with autism in an inclusive preschool classroom.
Registration Fee: $10.00
Systematic Instruction in the Preschool Classroom Date: December 16-22, 2013
Participants will be introduced to the most basic instruction (direction given, student response, and consequence), prompting, and errorless learning strategies. Also the need for teaching skills discretely as well as embedded (decontextualized vs. contextualized) and how to determine what skills to teach when, where, and how will be discussed.
Registration Fee: $10.00
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