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Invitation – International Autism Conference

31 March 2013

We have the pleasure to invite you to an International Autism Conference!

The event will take place from 10th to 12th of June, 2013 in the International Home of Scientists Fr. Joliot-Curie, St. St. Konstantin and Helena Resort, Varna, Bulgaria. Registration is now open!

The work with kids with autism is a complex and diverse one. Due to the wide spectrum of clinical manifestation and symptoms, kids with that kind of disorder are a true challenge not only for their families, but also for the specialists that work with them.

Conference objectives

The goal of this conference is through lectures and seminars led by international experts in the field of autism to inform Bulgarian  capacities of the newest tendencies of work  with these children and help them improve their knowledge. We aim at spreading the knowledge about therapeutic methods part of which are already practiced at Karin Dom.

Very important topic will be early intervention and development of therapeutic plans, different types of challenges and how to address them in children and teenagers with autistic spectrum disorders.

Who can attend

  • Medical experts – psychiatrists, neurologists, pediatricians and others who put the diagnoses, and medicate if the kid has a medicinal issue that could be  resulting  from the autism, or independent.
  • Psychologists, speech therapists, physical therapists – people  directly connected with therapies and interventions.
  • Teachers from mainstream and special kindergarten, preschools and schools.
  • Parents and family members of children and teenagers with autism.

 

Lecturers

Dr. Ramzi Nasir is a Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician with extensive training and clinical experience at Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School.

Jason Travers, Ph.D., BCBA-D, is a third-year assistant professor of special education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. 

Diane L. Maxson, MHA, MS, OTR/L Diane received her Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Virginia Commonwealth University, and her Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Boston University, with a specialty in Clinical Pediatrics.  

Dr. Bistra Vlassakova is a specialist in pediatric anesthesia at Boston Children’s Hospital. She manages an innovative program for perioperative preparation of patients with autism. This program will be an integral part of the hospital initiative “Autism Friendly Hospital”.

More information about the International Autism Conference

We have launched a website dedicated to the cofenrence at http://autism.karindom.org/ It contains detailed infromation about the lecturers and the topics they will present, as well as information about registrations, accomodation durign the conference, etc.

However, the website only has a Bulgarian version. If you have any questions regarding the conference, please contact us at autismconference@karindom.org