Tuesday, March 24, 2015

April is Autism Awareness Month--Special Presentation on Autism by Duke's Dr. Geraldine Dawson on April 9th



In recognition of April as
AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH
We invite you to join us for a special presentation

Austism Spectrum Disorders:
What do we know? Where are we heading?

Facilitated by Dr. Geraldine Dawson
Professor and Director, Duke Center for Autism and Brain Development

 DINNER AND A PRESENTATION! 
Join us for a night of learning about Autism Spectrum Disorders while enjoying a few slices of pizza!
This event is sponsored by the Family Advocacy Network (FAN), a program at Mental Health America of the Triangle (MHAT), and is offered free of charge. Donations are appreciated to help offset expenses.

Dr. Dawson will provide an overview of the current state of science on risk factors, early detection, and treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders and discuss future directions in the autism research.  
 
Dr. Dawson is Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Director of the Duke Center for Autism and Brain Development at Duke University. She is President-Elect of the International Society for Autism Research and previously served as Chief Science Officer for Autism Speaks, the nation's largest science and advocacy organization. She is a licensed practical clinical psychologist and scientist whose research has focused on early detection, early intervention and brain development in children with Autism.

When

THURSDAY
APRIL 9, 2015
From 6:00 to 7:30pm
Dinner served from 5:30-6:00pm.

Where


BINKLEY BAPTIST CHURCH
1712 Willow Drive
Chapel Hill, NC

Seating is limited. Register today!
Deadline to register is Monday, April 6th.


To Register, click HERE

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