|Presented by Canadian Autism Resources & Events Dr. Barry Prizant is coming to Calgary, Alberta on June 11th and will be presenting at the University of Calgary for only $97 where he will be teaching the world renowned SCERTS Model.
Barry M. Prizant, Ph.D., CCC-SLP has more than 30 years experience as a clinical researcher and program consultant to young children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders and related disabilities and their families. He is a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist and holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
He is Director of Childhood Communication Services (CCS), an Adjunct Professor in the Center for the Study of Human Development, Brown University, and a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. He has published more than 90 articles and chapters on childhood communication disorders, has given more than 450 seminars and workshops at national and international conferences, and serves on the Editorial Board of six scholarly journals.
He is co-author of the books Autism spectrum disorders:
A developmental, transactional perspective (2000) the assessment instruments, The Communication and Symbolic Behavior (CSBS) Scales (1993) and the CSBS-Developmental Profile (2002) (all with Dr. Amy Wetherby).
Dr. Prizant and his colleagues’ recent work has focused on developing the SCERTS Model for children who have or at-risk for social-communicative difficulties including ASD, and their families. Other research and clinical interests include early identification of young children with disabilities, family-centered treatment, and understanding language and communicative characteristics of children with social-communicative disabilities including ASD.
Formerly, he was an Associate Professor of Psychiatry in the Brown University Program in Medicine and Director of Communication Disorders and Bradley Hospital, Providence, RI, Professor in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Emerson College, Boston, and an Advanced Post-Doctoral Fellow in Early Intervention at UNC-Chapel Hill. He has developed family-centered programs for newly diagnosed toddlers with social-communication disabilities and ASD and their families in hospital and university clinic settings, and has consulted widely to schools and agencies.
To Register for Barry Prizants upcoming conference please go to http://www.keystotresures.com/