Autism Spectrum Disorders

Making Sense of Sensory Processing

Apr 9 2014 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

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

About the Event:

Attendees will be able to define sensory processing, define each sensory system, understand the characteristics of Sensory Processing Disorder as well as attain sensory strategies to enhance a child’s ability to successfully engage in activities of daily living.

Presenters:Meghan Hinderer, MOT, OTR/L and Sarah Welch MS, OTR/L

ROAR for Autism 2014

Apr 27 2014 - 6:30am - 12:00pm

Oregon Ridge Park
13401 Beaver Dam Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030

ABOUT THE EVENT

Join us on Sunday, April 27, 2014 at ROAR for Autism – a bike ride, run, walk and family festival at Oregon Ridge Park in Cockeysville, MD to raise funds for autism research at Kennedy Krieger Institute.

Trenditions Cut-A-Thon Autism Fundraiser 2014

Apr 20 2014 - 10:00am - 7:00pm

Trenditions Salon
1834 E. Joppa Road
Parkville, MD 21234

About This Event:

Trenditions Salon will hold a cut-a-thon on Sunday, April 20, 2014 (10 a.m. - 7 p.m.) to benefit children with autism at Kennedy Krieger Institute.  

$25 donation = Shampoo, Cut & Style

$15 donation - Shampoo & Style

Appointments are strongly recommended. Raffles & 50/50's sold prior to and day of the event. 

Self-Care for Caregivers and Professional Helpers

Feb 12 2014 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

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

ABOUT THE EVENT:

Presenter:  Emily Driscoll-Roe, LCSW-C

Getting an Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis: Where Do I Go From Here?

Dec 8 2014 - 9:30am - 11:00am

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

ABOUT THE EVENT: 

Presenter: Catherine (Cathy) G. Groschan, LCSW-C

Using iPads in the Classroom

Nov 19 2014 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

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

ABOUT THE EVENT:

This presentation will provide suggestions as to how to effectively integrate iPads into instruction, as well as demonstrate several of the apps throughout. Participants will walk away with a deeper knowledge of what is out there and where to look for more apps of relevance!

Presenter: Deidre Rabuck, M.S.

Finding Your Voice: A Primer For Caregivers

Jul 16 2014 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

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

About the Event:

Presenter: Diane Bark, Parent and Caregiver Advocate

Nutrition and Autism Spectrum Disorders

May 14 2014 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

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

About the Event:

In this free training for parents and professionals, participants will understand typical children’s growth, general principles of a healthy diet and the consequences of a suboptimal diet. Nutrition and feeding challenges commonly found among children with autism spectrum disorders will also be discussed.

Presenter: Andrea Heyman, MS, RD, LDN

What is Transition Planning for a Teen with an ASD Diagnosis?

Dec 8 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm

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

ABOUT THE EVENT:

This presentation is for parents who have teens with ASD who are planning for a transition from school to college, employment, and/or community. Transition planning can be confusing and here is an opportunity to learn about the process. Resources will be shared. 

What is Transition Planning for a Teen with an ASD Diagnosis?

Sep 15 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm

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

ABOUT THE EVENT:

This presentation is for parents who have teens with ASD who are planning for a transition from school to college, employment, and/or community. Transition planning can be confusing and here is an opportunity to learn about the process. Resources will be shared. 

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