We need input from professionals who work with children with hearing loss. We are supporting a research project designed to identify practice patterns of profes...sionals when autism is suspected in a child with hearing loss. This survey is a LEND (Leadership in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities) project designed to improve knowledge that may lead to barriers in early diagnosis of children with hearing loss and ASD. In addition, we plan to use the information obtained from this survey to develop resources to support professionals providing services to children with hearing loss with potential secondary challenges. YOUR PARTICIPATION IS CRITICAL TO OUR SUCCESS!
Individual participant information is not stored in the database and results will remain anonymous. A summary of the information gathered will be distributed upon request and will be presented at EHDI 2018 and AAA 2018. It is estimated this survey will take less than 5 minutes to complete. The deadline for completion is February 20, 2018.
Click below to begin the survey, COMIRB Study #17-2239:
Did you miss the premiere tonight? Here's a link to it. You don't want to miss it!
For all those who are Direct Support Providers or are trying to keep them aboard... here's a new report!
"The direct support workforce crisis has been coming for decades. There is no issue more pressing for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. C...orrecting the problems will require bold leadership and immediate action." http://bit.ly/2o1NbIt
A new report on the state of the direct support workforce is released by the President's Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities (PCPID). The Committee is chaired by and includes several AUCD members.
This aired in January 2018, but if you missed it, here's your chance to get caught up on the issues brought to light.
The Colorado SPARK for Autism team contributed to this new article. You should check it out!
John J. Conger Lectureship in Child Mental Health - 3/9/18 - 12:30-1:30 PM, Mt. Oxford Aud., Children's Hospital Colo - Lauren Brookman-Frazee, PhD to speak on, "Effectiveness & Implementation of an Autism Intervention in Publicly-Funded Mental Health Services." Children’s Hospital Colorado
Dr. Tartaglia collaborates with JFK Partners on research.
Dr. Reynolds is also affiliated with JFK Partners, working on the SEED Study https://tinyurl.com/CoSEEDStudy.
If you're in the Denver area, stop by Colorado Children's Hospital for a Parent Fragile X Support Group. It includes a talk by Fragile X superstar Dr. Nicole Tartaglia.
Parents and researchers alike wonder about the effects of everything from homework to screen time to stress to friendships on teenagers' brains. To understand m...ore, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has launched the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study tracking over 11,000 kids. New from the Today Show, AUCD member Dr. Susan Bookheimer, Director of the UCLA Friends of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human BehaviorIDDRC, and the role she's playing in this study is highlighted in this piece from Maria Shriver.