Recorded Conference Only – Registration by April 10th, 2020. This recorded conference content is for adults on the spectrum, parents of children on the spectrum, and professionals.
* The event host (Autism/Aspergers Network of New England) has changed the Spring Conference format from an in-person conference to a streaming option to a format where the conference is entirely online.
* Spring 2020 Conference content will be pre-recorded and available for viewing remotely at your convenience.
* Register by April 10 to gain access to the recorded conference content.
Information about this recorded conference: Learn from experts and personal stories about the wide variety of options available to individuals on the spectrum struggling with anxiety.
Speakers & Topics:
- Behavioral Assessments in Autism Spectrum: Symptom Identification and Treatment for Anxiety: Dr. Todd Levine
- Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to Treat Anxiety in Individuals on the Autism Spectrum: Dr. Carol Singer
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is an evidence-based approach that is particularly effective in treating Anxiety and Depression.
- The Pursuit and Sport of Running: Andrew Novis
- Be Here Now: How Yoga Helped Me Get Present: Karen Lean
- When is a Service Dog Right for Your Child: Kevin Lambert
- Utilizing the modalities of Traditional Chinese Medicine to help with anxiety: Acupuncture, Qigong Massage and Non-Needle Techniques: Dr. Maria Broderick
About the Speakers
- Dr. Todd Levine is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.
- Dr. Carol Singer is a licensed psychologist currently in private practice in Newton, MA. She specializes in adapting Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for children and adolescents on the autism spectrum and for other related social challenges.
- Andrew Novis, an AANE Board Member and member of the AANE Artist Collaborative, is an accomplished athlete and artist, and has been running seriously since high school.
- Karen Lean was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome ten years ago, at the age of 32. She currently sits on the board of directors for the Asperger/Autism Network (AANE) and gave a keynote at our recent Spring conference about intimacy, dating, and sexuality.
- Kevin Lambert currently serves as the Program Development Administrator at NEADS, World Class Service Dogs. Mr. Lambert focuses primarily on the Service Dogs for Veterans programs
- Maria Broderick, Ed.D., MAOM, Lic.Ac. is a developmental psychologist and acupuncturist with a specialty in pediatrics. She is an Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Education at the New England School of Acupuncture at MCPHS University. Since 2010, she has served as the pediatric acupuncturist at Boston Medical Center, where she oversees acupuncture training in the Pediatric Pain Clinic.
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