Pacific University Symposium on Autism

June 1, 2013

Pacific University, Taylor-Mead Performing Arts Center

Early Bird Registration

Individual Attendee: $150
Student: $35

Regular Registration

After May 18, 2013

Individual Attendee: $165
Student: $35


Robert Nickel, MD; Developmental Pediatrician; Oregon Health and Science University, Portland.
"Co-occurring Medical Conditions, and Complementary and Alternative Treatments in Children with Autism"

Robin McCoy, MD; Developmental Pediatrician; Children's Program, Portland.
"Medications used to treat behavioral and/or emotional problems in Children with Autism"

Karisa Schreck, MD, PhD; Neurology Resident; John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD;
"Emerging Research in Autism" and "Evidence-Based Medicine in Autism"

Darryn Sikora, PhD; Clinical Psychologist, Providence Neurodevelopmental Center for Children, Portland, OR;
"Differential Diagnosis of Autism and other Neurodevelopmental Disabilities" and "New Diagnostic Criteria for Children with Autism"

Amy Donaldson, PhD; Speech-Language Pathologist, Portland State University, Portland, OR;
"The Spectrum of ABA-based Interventions for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder"

Robert Buckendorf, PhD; Speech-Language Pathologist, Private Practice, Portland, OR;
"Child-directed Strategies Used in Working with Children with Autism"

Workshop Presenters

Christine Macfarlane,PhD; Director, Special Education Program, Pacific University;
"Utilizing visual strategies for children with autism."

Shelley Barnes; Family Involvement Coordinator, OCCYSHN;
"Community resources for children with autism: From Diagnosis through Transition."

Jonathan Chase; self-advocate, musician, magician;
"Focus on autism processing and how things look from the inside; how people with autism see the world differently."

Ryan Lockard, CSCS; Specialty Athletic Training;
"Promoting physical exercise in children with autism."

This course is offered for up to 0.7 ASHA CEUs (Professional Area, Intermediate Level)

Sponsored by: Buckendorf Associates and Pacific University School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, College of Education