ABCT 2019 will take place November 21-24 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis & Hyatt Regency Atlanta.
Please join us for the ASDD SIG Pre-Conference, which will take place on Thursday, 11/21, from 1-5:30 PM at the Marcus Autism Center.
Click here to RSVP!
The schedule for the afternoon can be found below:
2019 Autism Spectrum and Developmental Disabilities (ASDD) Pre-Conference
Marcus Autism Center, Bellsouth Room (2nd floor)
1920 Briarcliff Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30329
|1:00-1:20||Welcome from the ASDD SIG and Marcus Autism Center|
|Karen Bearss, ASDD SIG Co-Leader|
|Brenna Maddox, ASDD SIG Co-Leader|
|Ami Klin, Director of Marcus Autism Center|
|1:20-1:50||Atypical Social Communication Leads to Positive First Impressions Among Peers with Autism Spectrum Disorder|
|Jessica Granieri, Stony Brook University|
|1:50-2:40||Overview of Marcus Autism Center Programs and Services|
|Diagnostics - Laura Dilly|
|Inclusive Preschool - Michael Siller|
|Research - Warren Jones|
|Severe Behavior - Joanna Lomas Mevers|
|Feeding - Will Sharp|
|2:40-3:00||Tour of Marcus Autism Center (with one of the above 5 options)|
|3:15-4:15||Keynote Address: It Takes a Village, Patience, Flexibility and Luck: The Evolution of the Facing Your Fears Program|
|Judy Reaven, University of Colorado, JFK Partners|
|Brenna Maddox, University of Pennsylvania|
|4:45-5:00||Breakout Group Introductions|
|Hannah Morton, Binghamton University|
|(Stay tuned for more info)|
|6:00-?||SIG Happy Hour at The Painted Pin (https://www.thepaintedpin.com/)|
- Please RSVP by clicking here! Seating is limited.
- This event is FREE for students (undergrad through postdoc) and $25 for professionals (cash or Venmo, payable at the event).
- Lightning round details – anyone who would like to participate will stand and share the following info in 30 seconds or less:
- Who are you?
- Where do you work?
do you do?
- Research interests/approaches
- Clinical focus
- One quick “plug”
- Interesting project on the horizon
- Open training/faculty position
- Upcoming event, publication, or anything else
The ASDD SIG will also be represented at the Friday Night Welcome Party and SIG Expo on Friday, 11/22, from 6:30-8:30 PM. A list of SIG posters to be presented at the expo can be found here.