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  • Susan Leiby
    Upstate Autism Forum Saturday, August 6, 2011 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Brookwood Church 580 Brookwood Point Place Simpsonville, SC 29681 Click
    Message 1 of 2 , Jul 19, 2011
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      Upstate Autism Forum

       Saturday, August 6, 2011

       8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

      Brookwood Church     

      580 Brookwood Point Place
      Simpsonville, SC   29681

       

      Click here to Register online

      (required as count for free lunch!)

       

      The Upstate Autism Forum brings together parents and professionals from across the Upstate region.  It provide information about autism, current autism research for the cause and treatment, and resources available in South Carolina to assist families affected by the disorder.

       

      The Upstate Autism Forum an opportunity for families to learn more about services available in the area and for providers to meet and hear from families as to what they need and are looking for.

       

      The Forum will also feature a Resource Fair of booths and exhibits for family members and educators to continue their learning outside of the forum itself.

       

      Forum speakers include medical professionals and Upstate parents Phil and Amy Parham.  Phil and Amy are the parents of three children, one with autism. In 2008, they were contestants on NBC’s “The Biggest Loser.” During their time on the show, they lost a combined total of 256 pounds. As a couple, they lost one of the highest percentages of any married couple in “The Biggest Loser" history. “ Out of 110 contestants to date, Amy holds the title of the 3rd-highest percentage of weight loss for all the women in “The Biggest Loser” history.

       

       

      Phil and Amy will be sharing their story and the role that autism has played in their lives and talk about how the entire family can remain healthy even with the challenges that the diagnosis of autism can present.

       2011 SC Upstate Autism Forum Agenda

      Agenda (tentative)

       

      8-9am                    Resource fair

      9-9:10                    Opening and Welcome 

      9:10-9:40               Inspirational speakers

                                      Phil and Amy Parham

      9:40-10:30            Main Session #1  Dr. Desmond Kelly
                                      Reviewing top research in 2010

      10:30-10:40          Q&A

      10:40-11:30          Main Session #2  Vicky Westra

                                      Artistas Café

      11:30-11:40          Q&A

      11:40-12:30          Main Session #3  Dr. Ford
                                      Puberty and Sexuality in

                                      Adolescents with ASDs

      12:30-12:40          Q&A

       12:40-1:30pm     Lunch & Exhibits

       1:30-2:25pm  Concurrent Session #1 (select one)

      A.    All Are Welcome faith inclusion, Susan Leiby, SCAS

      B.    ABCs of Functional Analysis, Mark Knight, BCBA, Hope Reach

      C.    Ins and Outs of Insurance Coverage of ASDs, Julie Kellett, MA, Autism Wonders

      D.    Autism Wonders (GHS Children’s Hospital Autism Program) Update, Lisa Castellani, MD, Autism Wonders

      2:25-2:30               Move to next Concurrent Session

      2:30-3:25               Concurrent Session #2 (select one)

      A.    Transition Issues in Autism, Susan Bruce, ProParents

      B.    Seizures in Autism, GHS Pediatric Neurology TBD

      C.    Navigating the IEP Process in Autism, Natalie Smith, Autism Coordinator, Greenville County Schools

      D.    Evaluating Research Articles and New Autism Treatments, Julie Kellett, MA, Autism Wonders

       

      3:25-3:30               Move back to main session

      3:30-4pm              Closing remarks

       

      Sponsored by

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      Derrick and Sandrine Howle
      The LUCAS Network
      (Loving Unconditionally Children with Autism Support Network)
      Greenville , SC 29615
      Home 864-292-6116
      Cell     864-325-5507
      www.luluhowle.com
      http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/LUCASNetwork/

       

      Life isn't about Waiting for the storm to pass...It's learning how to dance in the rain!.

    • Susan Leiby
      Upstate Autism Forum Saturday, August 6, 2011 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Brookwood Church 580 Brookwood Point Place Simpsonville, SC 29681 Click
      Message 2 of 2 , Jul 27, 2011
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        Upstate Autism Forum

         Saturday, August 6, 2011

         8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

        Brookwood Church     

        580 Brookwood Point Place
        Simpsonville , SC   29681

         

        Click here to Register online

        (required as count for free lunch!)

         

        The Upstate Autism Forum brings together parents and professionals from across the Upstate region.  It provide information about autism, current autism research for the cause and treatment, and resources available in South Carolina to assist families affected by the disorder.

         

        The Upstate Autism Forum an opportunity for families to learn more about services available in the area and for providers to meet and hear from families as to what they need and are looking for.

         

        The Forum will also feature a Resource Fair of booths and exhibits for family members and educators to continue their learning outside of the forum itself.

         

        Forum speakers include medical professionals and Upstate parents Phil and Amy Parham.  Phil and Amy are the parents of three children, one with autism. In 2008, they were contestants on NBC’s “The Biggest Loser.” During their time on the show, they lost a combined total of 256 pounds. As a couple, they lost one of the highest percentages of any married couple in “The Biggest Loser" history. “ Out of 110 contestants to date, Amy holds the title of the 3rd-highest percentage of weight loss for all the women in “The Biggest Loser” history.

         

         

        Phil and Amy will be sharing their story and the role that autism has played in their lives and talk about how the entire family can remain healthy even with the challenges that the diagnosis of autism can present.

         2011 SC Upstate Autism Forum Agenda

        Agenda (tentative)

         

        8-9am                    Resource fair

        9-9:10                    Opening and Welcome 

        9:10-9:40               Inspirational speakers

                                        Phil and Amy Parham

        9:40-10:30            Main Session #1  Dr. Desmond Kelly
                                        Reviewing top research in 2010

        10:30-10:40          Q&A

        10:40-11:30          Main Session #2  Vicky Westra

                                        Artistas Café

        11:30-11:40          Q&A

        11:40-12:30          Main Session #3  Dr. Ford
                                        Puberty and Sexuality in

                                        Adolescents with ASDs

        12:30-12:40          Q&A

         12:40-1:30pm     Lunch & Exhibits

         1:30-2:25pm  Concurrent Session #1 (select one)

        A.    All Are Welcome faith inclusion, Susan Leiby, SCAS

        B.    ABCs of Functional Analysis, Mark Knight, BCBA, Hope Reach

        C.    Ins and Outs of Insurance Coverage of ASDs, Julie Kellett, MA, Autism Wonders

        D.    Autism Wonders (GHS Children’s Hospital Autism Program) Update, Lisa Castellani, MD, Autism Wonders

        2:25-2:30               Move to next Concurrent Session

        2:30-3:25               Concurrent Session #2 (select one)

        A.    Transition Issues in Autism, Susan Bruce, ProParents

        B.    Seizures in Autism, GHS Pediatric Neurology TBD

        C.    Navigating the IEP Process in Autism, Natalie Smith, Autism Coordinator, Greenville County Schools

        D.    Evaluating Research Articles and New Autism Treatments, Julie Kellett, MA, Autism Wonders

         

        3:25-3:30               Move back to main session

        3:30-4pm              Closing remarks

         

        Sponsored by

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        Derrick and Sandrine Howle
        The LUCAS Network
        (Loving Unconditionally Children with Autism Support Network)
        Greenville , SC 29615
        Home 864-292-6116
        Cell     864-325-5507
        www.luluhowle.com
        http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/LUCASNetwork/

         

        Life isn't about Waiting for the storm to pass...It's learning how to dance in the rain!.

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