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26th Developing Child Conference

This event is targeted to physicians, residents, advanced practice providers, nurses, social workers and child life specialists; however, therapists and therapy assistants are welcome to attend.
 
After nearly 11 years, Carle is pleased to bring back end present to you, the 26th Developing Child Conference. The focus of this conference will be on autism spectrum disorder, with keynote lectures on new science, psychopharmacology, and alternative medicines. Other lectures are set to include GI issues, eating issues, transition of care, and information on how to help families navigate the medical facility and school resources. This is a full-day conference. Registration fee includes breakfast and lunch.
 
$80 (Professionals); $40 (Carle employees); $20 (residents and students)
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Cancellation Policy: All cancellations must be received in writing no later than seven (7) days prior to the conference. Refunds for cancellations will only be refunded via the method in which they were paid. After the seven (7) days prior to the conference, refunds are not available. Registrations may, however, be transferred to another person to attend this event. Notice of cancellations and/or transfer requests must be made in writing to conferences@carle.com
 
Date:
Friday, May 4, 2018
Time:
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:
The Forum at Carle
Contact:
(217) 326-4535; conferences@carle.com

Learning Outcome Statement & Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, the learner will be able to apply knowledge gained related to the care of children with autism spectrum disorder in their professional practice. The learner will also be able to:

  1. Discuss pharmacological therapies for the treatment of behavioral management in children with autism spectrum disorder.
  2. Discuss alternative therapies for the treatment of autism spectrum disorder.
  3. Explain how to make the transition of care from pediatrics to adult medicine for patients with autism spectrum disorder.
  4. Discuss community and healthcare resources for families of children with autism spectrum disorder.
  5. Describe practical approaches to working with girls with autism spectrum disorder.
  6. Discuss remedies for commonly seen gastrointestinal issues in children with autism spectrum disorder.
  7. Discuss ways to overcome eating issues in children with autism spectrum disorder.