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Past, Present and Future of Early Intervention: A view through the ASD Lens

Past, Present and Future of Early Intervention: A view through the ASD Lens

Past, Present and Future of Early Intervention: A view through the ASD Lens

Presenter:  Sally Rogers, Ph.D.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: January 1, 2016

Length: 1:05:04


Translating findings ‘from bench to bedside’ rapidly – can it be done?

Translating findings ‘from bench to bedside’ rapidly – can it be done?

Translating findings ‘from bench to bedside’ rapidly – can it be done?

Presenter:  Declan Murphy, M.D., FRCPsych

Affiliation: King’s College London

Date: November 4, 2015

Length: 59:22

Abstract: Murphy Abstract »


The Case of 22q11.2 deletion syndrome: What we have learned about anxiety in children

The Case of 22q11.2 deletion syndrome: What we have learned about anxiety in children

The Case of 22q11.2 deletion syndrome: What we have learned about anxiety in children

Presenter:  Ingrid Leckliter, Ph.D., Kathy Angkustsiri, M.D., and Tony Simon, Ph.D.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: October 17, 2015

Length: 1:41:32


UC Davis MIND Institute: Recent advances and future directions

UC Davis MIND Institute:
Recent advances and
future directions

UC Davis MIND Institute: Recent advances and future directions

Presenter: Leonard Abbeduto, PhD

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: August 7, 2015

Length: 1:03:48

Summary: This presentation will provide an overview of MIND Institute research regarding the causes, course, consequences, and treatment of autism and related neurodevelopmental disorders. New clinical and outreach activities will also be described, as will national networks and partnerships in which the Institute participates. Finally, plans for the future will be described and input solicited.


Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for anxiety in children with neurodevelopmental disorders

Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for anxiety in children with neurodevelopmental disorders

Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for anxiety in children with neurodevelopmental disorders

Presenter: Breanna Winder-Patel, PhD

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: August 7, 2015

Length: 1:24:53

Summary: A significant portion of children with neurodevelopmental disorders are affected by clinical levels of anxiety. This presentation will describe the important considerations in assessing, diagnosing, and treating anxiety in children with neurodevelopmental disorders. Examples of CBT programs will be described and illuminated through case review, and effectiveness data on implementing these approaches will be provided.


From play dates to romantic dates: Social skills training for individuals with autism spectrum disorder across the lifespan

From play dates to romantic dates: Social skills training for individuals with autism spectrum disorder across the lifespan

From play dates to romantic dates: Social skills training for individuals with autism spectrum disorder across the lifespan

Presenter: Mina Park, PhD, BCBA-D

Affiliation: University of California, Los Angeles

Date: August 7, 2015

Length: 55:34

Summary: Social deficits associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are evident in early childhood and persist across development. This presentation will review social functioning in ASD across the lifespan and explore how the PEERS®, an evidence-based social skills intervention, aims to enrich the social lives of individuals with ASD.


Pathways for Treatments in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Pathways for Treatments in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Pathways for Treatments in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Presenter: Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele, M.D.

Affiliation: Columbia University

Date: February 11, 2015

Synopsis: VanderWeele Abstract »

Length: 1:15:59

 


Trauma and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Individuals Having Intellectual Disabilities

Trauma and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Individuals Having Intellectual Disabilities

Trauma and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Individuals Having Intellectual Disabilities

Presenter: Coni Kalinowski, MD

Affiliation: Mojave Adult, Child, and Family Services

Date: August 8, 2014

Length: 1:00:13

Summary: This presentation will examine clinical implications of trauma for individuals having intellectual disabilities, including vulnerability, co-morbidity, clinical manifestations, and treatment


Feasibility, Effectiveness, and Outcomes of children in Early Start Denver Model group-based intervention

Feasibility, Effectiveness, and Outcomes of children in Early Start Denver Model group-based intervention

Feasibility, Effectiveness, and Outcomes of children in Early Start Denver Model group-based intervention

Presenters: Cynthia Zierhut, PhD and Giacomo Vivanti, PhD

Date: August 8, 2014

Length: 50:16

Summary: The ESDM is an early intensive behavioral intervention program for young children with an autism spectrum disorder that has been shown to be effective in the context of a 1:1 intensive implementation. Despite the importance of these results, concerns are often raised regarding the sustainability of the ESDM in community based and group settings.


Mechanisms and Adult Treatments for Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Mechanisms and Adult Treatments for Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Mechanisms and Adult Treatments for Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Presenter: Alcino J. Silva, Ph.D.

Affiliation: University of California, Los Angeles

Date: June 11, 2014

Synopsis: Silva Abstract »

Length: 1:20:09

Applied Behavior Analysis as a Behavioral Health Service for Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Primer for Referring Physicians, Providers and Families

Applied Behavior Analysis as a Behavioral Health Service for Autism Spectrum Disorders:
A Primer for Referring Physicians, Providers and Families

Applied Behavior Analysis as a Behavioral Health Service for Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Primer for Referring Physicians, Providers and Families

Presenters: Robin Hansen, MD, Patricia Schetter, MA, BCBA, and Robin May, LCSW, Ed.M

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute, ALTA

Date: August 8, 2014

Length: 1:07:53

Summary: With the passage of SB 946 (Autism Insurance Legislation), there is a requirement for health care service plans and health insurers to provide coverage for behavioral health treatment for autism, but what exactly does this mean? This presentation will provide a basic overview of what “behavioral health treatment” is, including the evidence based practices on which it is based.

 

Individual Differences in Autism: Developmental Outcomes and Treatment Response

Individual Differences in Autism: Developmental Outcomes and Treatment Response

Individual Differences in Autism: Developmental Outcomes and Treatment Response

Presenter: Peter Mundy, Ph.D.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: October 28, 2009

Length: 57:33

Synopsis: Dr. Mundy presents an overview of current research and theory on the nature of individual differences and diagnostic subgroups in autism. His research findings help parents and professionals understand how executive functions and temperament contribute to individual differences in autism.

   High-Functioning Autism and Asperger's Syndrome: Diagnosis, Current Research, and Treatment Options

High-Functioning Autism and Asperger's Syndrome: Diagnosis, Current Research, and Treatment Options

High-Functioning Autism and Asperger's Syndrome: Diagnosis, Current Research, and Treatment Options

Presenters: John Brown, Ph.D., Marjorie Solomon, Ph.D., MBA, & Sally Ozonoff, Ph.D.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: April 17, 2008

Length: 1:36:16

Synopsis: In this "Minds Behind the MIND" session, three clinicians and researchers who are experts in HFA and Asperger's syndrome discuss the distinctions between these two disorders and other types of autism. They also address the best ways to support and maximize the success of children and adults living with these diagnoses.

Integrative Medicine: Considering Biomedical Treatments

Integrative Medicine: Considering Biomedical Treatments

Integrative Medicine: Considering Biomedical Treatments

Presenter: Robert Hendren, D.O.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: April 19, 2007

Length: 1:42:45

Synopsis: Parents of children with neurodevelopmental disorders, such as autism, often need to consider a bewildering array of possible biomedical treatments for their child. Learn about the benefits that nutrition and medication coupled with conventional medicine can offer to treat a child with these disorders. In addition, you will learn about innovative biomedical techniques being researched at the MIND Institute.


New Developments in Early Identification and Intervention

New Developments in Early Identification and Intervention

New Developments in Early Identification and Intervention

Presenters: Sally Rogers, Ph.D. & Laurie Vismara, Ph.D., BCBA

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: January 18, 2007

Length: 1:39:49

Synopsis: Identifying developmental disorders in children at the early stages of development is crucial. Applying a treatment plan during the early years of development will increase the chance for positive outcomes as the child continues to grow. Discover the newest breakthroughs in early identification and intervention strategies.