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Mind and Body in Autism Conference > 4th Annual Conference
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The Center for Opportunities and Outcomes for People with Disabilities, in collaboration with the Leonard and Frances Blackman Lecture Series at Teachers College, Columbia University proudly announce a two-day conference that will bring together an interdiscipinary panel of experts (featuring educators, psychologists, and physicians) to initiate collaborative and comprehensive consideration of strategies for addressing the challenges facing persons with autism spectrum disorders and their families.

This two-day conference is designed to foster dialogue between diverse disciplines and to promote the development of integrated models for tailoring educational, psychological and medical interventions to better serve children with autism and related disorders and their families.

Conference also features the
Leonard and Frances Blackman Lecture Series

Click here to download the agenda
 
Program Director
Linda Hickson, Ph.D., Professor of Education

Dates
Friday, April 16
8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
(Optional viewing of HBO BioPic: "Temple Grandin" from 5:30p.m. to 8:00 p.m.)

Saturday, April 17
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Note: Individuals with disabilities may obtain reasonable accommodations by contacting the Office of Access and Service for individuals with disabilities (www.tc.columbia.edu/oasid) - 212.678.3689.
 

 
Distinguished speakers will include:

  Matthew K. Belmonte, Ph.D.
  Assistant Professor
  Department of Human Development
  Cornell University
 
 

  John J. Foxe, Ph.D.
  Professor & Director of Research
  Children’s Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center
  Departments of Pediatrics and Neuroscience
  Albert Einstein College of Medicine
 
 
 


  Hakon Hakonarson, MD, Ph.D.
  Hakon Hakonarson, MD, Ph.D.
  Director, Center for Applied Genomics
  The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
 

 
 

  Peter Mundy, Ph.D.
  Lisa Capps Chair in Neurodevelopmental Disorders
  and Education

  School of Education and Department of Psychiatry
  Director of Education Research - M.I.N.D. Institute
  University of California at Davis
 
  Click here to download Dr. Mundy's biography


  
  Tim Page 
  Professor of Journalism and Music
  Author of Parallel Play
  Pulitzer Prize Winning Music Critic
  University of Southern California





  Rhea Paul, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
  Professor and Director
  Communication Disorders Section
  Yale Child Study Center
  Yale School of Medicine
 
 
 



Registration and Payment Options

Note: If you encounter any complications downloading the form, please contact us at cps@tc.edu or 212-678-6612 for assistance. 

Early registration extended from now through and including April 15, 2010:
   Conference only: $100
   Conference and 1.5 CEUs: $115


Day-of registration is available on April 16, 2010:
   Conference only: $125
    Conference and 1.5 CEUs: $140

No registration is available on April 17, 2010
 
Step 1 - Registration
Complete, save, and email the appropriate registration form to CPS@tc.edu

Click here to download the online registration form for the Conference
Click here to download the online registration form for the Conference and CEU

Step 2 - Payment
You may submit your payment either online (via one of the two links below), or by check.

Online
Select the following link to pay the "Conference Only" registration fee:
https://commerce.cashnet.com/lifelonglearning?itemcode=LLL-AUT10

Select the following link to pay the "Conference and CEU" registration fee:
https://commerce.cashnet.com/lifelonglearning?itemcode=LLL-AUT10CEU

Check
Mail your check, made payable to "Teachers College Columbia University" to the following address:

Teachers College, Columbia University 
Continuing and Professional Studies (CPS)
525 West 120th Street, Box 99
New York, New York 10027



Visiting Teachers College

Teachers College is located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan on 120th Street between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue.
Click here for directions via your preferred mode of transportation

Guest Housing
Teachers College's Office of Residential Services has a limited number of guest rooms in the New Residence Hall for short term stays for members and guests of Teachers College and Columbia communities.
 
Hotels
 

 
Contact Us
For questions and more information contact us at:
Email: cps@tc.edu
Phone: (212) 678 - 6612

 

*Non-Credit Withdrawals, Refunds, and Cancellations
To receive a full refund, written notification of a non-credit withdrawal must be received by Teachers College, Continuing and Professional Studies (CPS), up to thirty days prior to the start of the program. Written notification of a non-credit withdrawal received by Teachers College, Continuing and Professional Studies (CPS) between twenty-nine days and eight days prior to the start of the program, will receive a 50% refund. Please allow up to four - six weeks for check refunds to be processed, and five -- ten business days for credit card refunds.

Written notification should be sent to:
Teachers College, Columbia University
Continuing and Professional Studies
525 West 120th Street, Box 99
New York, New York 10027


Refunds will not be issued for a non-credit withdrawal within seven days of the start of the program, nor after the start date of the program.

Cancellations
Teachers College
may cancel an offering if the enrollment is considered to be insufficient. If canceled, you will be contacted and all paid tuition and associated Teachers College paid fees will be refunded. Please allow four -- six weeks for check refunds to be processed, and five -- ten business days for credit card refunds
.

 

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