Temple Grandin Coming to White Plains

Autism Super Conference with Temple Grandin and Jed Baker

Join the Autism Super Conference with Temple Grandin and Jed Baker at Westchester County Center in White Plains, NY.

Dr. Temple Grandin has served as inspiration and role model to hundreds of thousands of families and persons with autism. In this unique presentation, Temple eloquently and candidly describes the challenges she has faced and offers no-nonsense ideas on how others dealing with autism can meet these obstacles and improve the quality of their lives. Backed by her personal experience and evidence-based research, Temple shares her valuable insights on a wide variety of topics, and offers useful do’s and don’ts.

By attending, participants can:

  • Create a learning environment to accommodate sensory challenges
  • Distinguish between voluntary behaviors and involuntary behaviors
  • Utilize, responsibly, alternative and/or conventional medicine
  • Illustrate ways to develop talents into a career path for individuals

Dr. Jed Baker is a behavioral consultant for several New Jersey school districts where, nearly two decades ago, he organized a group to help children with social communication problems. Dr. Baker’s dynamic and comprehensive presentation is extremely valuable to all family members and professionals working with individuals with autism spectrum disorders, attention deficit disorders, learning disabilities, mood and anxiety disorders, and other issues that impact social-emotional functioning. His work has been featured on ABC News and Nightline!

By attending, participants can:

  • Recommend methods to enhance an individual’s social skills in crucial areas such as conversation, conflict resolution, emotion management, employment, dating, etc.
  • Design an effective behavior plan
  • Manage and prevent meltdowns
  • Describe ways to create peer acceptance
  • Assess social skills of individuals or groups

Conference Schedule:

7:00am Registration (Concessions Available*)
8:15 Welcome and Announcements
8:30 Dr. Temple Grandin
10:00 Break
10:30 Dr. Jed Baker
12:00pm Lunch on your own
1:00 Jed Baker continues
2:30 Break
3:00 Jed Baker continues
4:30 Conference Ends

For additional information and to register, visit: http://fhautism.com/attend-a-conference/white-plains-ny-april-24/

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