From July 23rd, 2009

Learn About an Effective Autism Treatment Program for Ages 8-21

Click on image to ENLARGE For more information about CARD II, visit: www.centerforautism.com/cardII “This presentation will introduce parents and practitioners to a comprehensive and proven treatment program for individuals with autism between the ages of 8 and 21 years,” says Sarah Cho, CARD II presenter and Managing Supervisor of CARD Fresno. “The broad scope of this unique curriculum allows therapists to individualized treatment for a wide range of skills and deficits.” Specifically, the program can assist students whose families require support managing problem behaviors, as well as teaching basic communication skills and adaptive skills (i.e.: toileting, dressing and making meals).…

Autism Conference Takes in Much More Than Docs

By PAUL DAILING, The Beacon News ST. CHARLES — Liz Schneider, Teri Richards and Teresa Paul were among the 1,500 who attended the Autism Society of America’s 40th National Conference and Exposition on Autism Spectrum Disorders. But the three aren’t doctors, therapists, behavior analysts or other health professionals. They’re mothers of children with autism. Unlike many conferences geared entirely for professionals, the Autism Society of America conference going on this week at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles is also designed for people with autism and their loved ones. Autism is a developmental disability that in 2007 was found in…