Date: February 19, 2013
Time: 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Location: Room 241 Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, 110 Magnolia Circle, Nashville, TN 37203
Learn about the theoretical and empirical framework, curriculum and teaching principles of the Early Start Denver Model (ESDM)-a developmental, behavioral and relationship-based intervention program for infants and toddlers with an autism spectrum disorder, ages 12-48 months.
Prerequisite: You must work regularly with 12-48 month-old children with ASD; purchase, read and bring a copy of the required textbooks (listed below) to the Workshop. Parents of children with autism may register for the Introductory Workshop.
Laurie Vismara, Ph.D., is an assistant research scientist in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, UC-Davis. Her research focuses on adult learning and treatment of early autism. At the MIND Institute, UC Davis Medical Center, she is currently involved in projects using telemedicine technology and online learning activities for training community-based professionals and parents to implement evidence-based intervention procedures for young children with autism.
Evan Campa, M.Ed., BCBA, is a TRIAD behavioral consultant and assistant faculty in the Department of Pediatrics and the Department of Psychiatry at Vanderbilt University. She is involved in projects focusing on intervention for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and training professionals and family members to implement evidence based practices. She is currently an ESDM team leader on an ACE grant evaluating the efficacy of early childhood intensive interventions for children on the autism spectrum.
Lisa Wallace, M.S., CCC-SLP, is a speech-language pathologist at the Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD) at Vanderbilt. She is involved in projects focusing on early intervention for children with autism as well as training professionals and family members to implement evidence based practices. She is currently the treatment team leader on an ACE grant evaluating the efficacy of early childhood intensive interventions for children on the autism spectrum, including the Early Start Denver Model.
$375 per person
Registration and payment are required by February 15, 2013.
The introductory course is offered for 0.6 ASHA CEUs (intermediate level; professional area).
In compliance with ASHA CE Requirement 3, the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center has implemented a process to identify and disclose any conflicts of interest in course content and speaker relationships. This process has determined that Laurie Vismara, Evan Campa and Lisa Wallace have no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.
Amy Swanson, M.A., (615) 322-6533