Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)

Reading with Your Child: How to Make Books Fun and Interactive for Children with ASD

May 20 2015 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

3901 Greenspring Avenue
Creamer Building
3rd Floor, Large Conference Room
Baltimore, Maryland 21211

There are many challenges that parents and/or caregivers face when reading with their children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). In this presentation, we will discuss strategies to enhance children's participation and engagement, while also teaching parents and/or caregivers ways in which they can promote language and social interaction while reading with their children.

Augmentative and Alternative Communication Supports for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Apr 14 2015 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

3901 Greenspring Avenue
Creamer Building
3rd Floor, Large Conference Room
Baltimore, Maryland 21211

For children with severe communication impairments, augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) can provide another means for connecting with family members, friends and teachers. This presentation will help parents and family members understand the AAC evaluation process, the importance of linking assessment results to intervention, the range of options for AAC supports, and how to obtain funding for these supports.

The Building Blocks of Social Skills

Mar 4 2015 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

3901 Greenspring Avenue
Creamer Building, 3rd Floor, Large Conference Room
Baltimore, Maryland 21211

IEP Mini-Series for Parents: How to Become an Informed Essential Parent Team Member - Part 2

Jan 31 2015 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

707 N. Broadway
Room 510
Baltimore, Maryland 21205

Come join us for our two part IEP mini-series! Trainings will be held on January 24, 2015 and January 31, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

IEP Mini-Series for Parents: How to Become an Informed Essential Parent Team Member - Part 1

Jan 24 2015 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

707 N. Broadway
Room 510
Baltimore, Maryland 21205

Come join us for our two part IEP mini-series! Trainings will be held on January 24, 2015 and January 31, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Museum Access for All: Engaging Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Feb 18 2015 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

3901 Greenspring Avenue
Creamer Building
Third Floor, Large Conference Room
Baltimore, MD 21211

Filling Your Toolbox with Visual Strategies

Oct 15 2014 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

3901 Greenspring Avenue
Creamer Building
Third Floor, Large Conference Room 

Baltimore, MD 21211 

This presentation examines the learning style of children with autism spectrum disorders(ASD) and highlights the role and flexibility of using visual materials. The method of "drawing through the day" offers a way of concretizing abstract concepts to support learning and emotional regulation.  

Toilet Training in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Sep 3 2014 - 11:30am - 12:30pm
3901 Greenspring Avenue
Creamer Building
Third Floor, Large Conference Room 
Baltimore, MD 21211 

Autism and Everyday Executive Functions

Jan 14 2015 - 11:30am - 12:30pm
3901 Greenspring Avenue
Creamer Building
Third Floor Large Conference Room 
Baltimore, MD 21211

In My Own Words: Makaile Stanley

Makaile
Stanley
August 1, 2014
A former Kennedy Krieger student’s take on Asperger’s, attending college, and finding true purpose.

Makaile StanleyI remember the moment I knew I would be the first person in my family to attend college. When I was 16, a doctor recommended that I apply to a technical school instead of a four-year college because of my Asperger’s syndrome. I was crushed and broke down in tears.

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