Dr. Michael D. Powers, Psy.D,, will be presenting on the following topic, "The new Autism Diagnosis according to the DSM-5", on December 2. 2013 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at Easter Seals Coastal Fairfield County, located in Stamford CT. This event is hosted by Easter Seals and Friends of Autistic People.
CCSN will be hosting an Educational Series for Parents and Caregivers of Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders:
1/15/14 Solandy Forte, LCSW, BCBA, Behavior Assessment: When, Why, and How
2/19/14 Kimberly Marshall, MA, BCBA, Ecological Assessments for Support of Functional Inclusive Practices
3/12/14 Dr. Mark J. Palmieri, Psy.D., BCBA-D, Best Practice Strategies for Educational Teaming and Consultation Services
4/16/14 Dr. Tina Newman, Ph.D., and Kristen M. Powers, M.S., OTR/L Teaching Writing Strategies for School Students
5/14/14 Dr. Michael D. Powers, Psy.D., The DSM-5 and Autism Spectrum Disorders: Issues and Solutions
6/18/14 Becky Munday, Ed.S., BCBA, Using Visual Strategies for Students with Autism
9/17/14 Dr. Kristen S. D'Eramo, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Changing Needs and Professional Support: How to Determine the Correct Level and Types of Services Needed
10/22/14 Kristen M. Powers, M.S., OTR/L, and Dr. Mark J. Palmieri, Psy.D., BCBA-D, Overcoming Feeding Issues in Children with ASD
11/19/14 Adrianna Zambrzycka, LCSW, BCBA, Application of Behavioral Strategies in Home Environment
All presentations are scheduled on Wednesdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m at our 2300 Main Street location. Please note: Presentations are free, however, space is limited and registration is required. Please contact Melissa at 860-430-1762 to reserve your seat.
Dr. Michael Powers, Psy.D,, spoke on the following topic at the Willington SEPTO on 11/2/13, "Understanding Autism." If you would like more information regarding his presentation please click on the link provided http://www.remindernews.com/
Staff from the Center will present at Willington SEPTO on the following dates. All meetings are at the Willington Public Library, 6:30pm or as noted: http://www.willingtonpubliclibrary.org/home
2/19/14 - Dr. Mark J. Palmieri, Psy.D, BCBA-D, and Ms. Marina Azimova, Ed.M., MSW., BCBA, "Navigating Inclusion.”
3/19/14 - Dr. James Loomis, Ph.D., "Adolescent/Adult Transition Planning.”
Now available, "Feeding Your Child with Autism: A Family-Centered Guide to Meeting the Challenges” by Dr. Mark J. Palmieri, Psy.D., BCBA-D & Kristen Powers, M.S., OTR/L . http://www.woodbinehouse.com/http://www.amazon.com/
The Center is currently expanding its feeding clinic. Please contact Melissa at 860-430-1762 to initiate the process.
Dr. James Loomis is currently accepting screening interviews for high school age students and adults for Social Skills groups. Please contact Melissa at 860-430-1762 to initiate the process.
Dr. Heather Flynn is offering a social skills group to serve girls in the 3rd – 5th grade range. The group is designed to serve girls with autism spectrum disorders and other social cognitive challenges. Please contact Lisa or Melissa at 860-430-1762 for more information.
Dr, Julie Wolf is offering a new sibling support group. The group is designed to provide support for individuals who have sibling(s) on the autism spectrum. Please contact Melissa at 860-430-1762 to initiate the screening interview process.