Upcoming Round Table Discussion: Adult Autism Spectrum Disorder: New Clinical Treatments, Policy and Research Perspectives

Spectrum Neuroscience and Treatment Institute and ask Stefanie (mental health consultant) are excited for the upcoming Round Table Discussion entitled Adult Autism Spectrum Disorder: New Clinical Treatments, Policy and Research Perspectives. Speakers will discuss the new developments and current research in Adult Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Our speakers for this event will include Eric Hollander MD, Stephen Shore EdD and Michele Robins PhD. Dr. Hollander is the Director of Spectrum Neuroscience and Treatment Institute; a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the Director of Autism and Obsessive Compulsive Spectrum Program at Montefiore Medical Center.

He is a renowned psychiatrist recognized for his achievements both clinically and in research. Since 2002, Dr. Hollander has been voted into the book “America’s Top Doctors.” Dr. Shore is a special education professor at Adelphi University where his research focuses on matching best practice needs of people with autism. In addition to working with children and talking about life on the autism spectrum, Stephen presents and consults internationally on adult issues pertinent to education, relationships, employment, advocacy, and disclosure as discussed in his books Beyond the Wall: Personal Experiences with Autism and Asperger Syndrome; Ask and Tell: Self-advocacy and Disclosure for People on the Autism Spectrum, and the critically acclaimed Understanding Autism for Dummies. He is the President emeritus of the Asperger’s Association of New England and former board member of the Autism Society.

Dr. Robins is a licensed and school certified psychologist and a clinical/developmental neuropsychologist with expertise in the area of assessment of children, adolescents and adults with learning and emotional problems including ASD. As a past clinical associate at the University of Pennsylvania Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Dr. Robins consults and lectures widely on the treatment of disorders throughout the lifespan. Dr. Robins uniquely integrates cognitive behavior therapy, family therapy and school consultation to create individualized treatment for individuals with ASD.

Where: Spectrum Neuroscience and Treatment Institute 901 Fifth Avenue NY, NY 10021

When: Wednesday April 24th, 2013; 12:00-2:00 pm

Cost: $100 per person

RSVP to: sw@askstefanie.com

*Please reserve your spot by April 22nd. Space is limited to 15 people.