Upcoming Presentation – Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders

Juhi Pandey, Ph.D., will be the presenter for the second workshop in the FCP Behavior Health Lecture Series for fall 2019. The workshop will be held on December 4, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 12 PM, at the Health and Wellness Center in Warrington, PA. and is entitled:

Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and Their Accompanying Conditions

This workshop will focus on the identification and diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) across the lifespan, symptoms and characteristics of ASD, and those that differentiate and co-occur with other medical and psychological conditions. Dr. Pandey will provide an understanding of challenging behaviors and the behavioral interventions that can be implemented across various settings. Attendees will learn about special education, behavioral health and medical health systems as related to ASD.

Workshop Objectives

At the end of this activity the learner will be able to:

  • Describe autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and accompanying conditions
  • Explain the impact of diagnosis on the family system
  • Discuss special education, behavioral health, and medical health systems as related to ASD
  • List strategies that can be used in specific settings.

Presenter: Juhi Pandey, Ph.D., is a pediatric neuropsychologist and scientist at the Center for Autism Research (CAR) as well as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. After receiving her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Rochester, Dr. Pandey worked as a research assistant at The Kennedy Krieger Institute at John’s Hopkins University on projects studying infants at risk for developing autism and other developmental disorders. She earned her Ph.D. at the University of Connecticut, where she ran a younger sibling study and investigated the M-CHAT as an effective screening tool for autism spectrum disorders in toddlers and conducted comprehensive autism evaluations. Dr. Pandey has a special interest in the early identification and diagnosis of ASD, clinical phenotyping, and brain-behavior relationships that impact diagnosis and treatment outcome and plays a clinical role on a number of infant and toddler as well as school-age studies at CAR.

 

Please join us for this workshop and participate in the continuing conversation with the Blog.

As usual, the Workshops will be held: at the Health & Wellness Center Auditorium, 847 Easton Rd., Warrington, PA 18976 from 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM

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