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CIDD Castelloe Conference Room 101
101 Renee Lynne Court, Carrboro, NC 27510
www.cidd.unc.edu

2018 CIDD Community Talk Series

All are welcome! Join us to learn about recent advances in developmental disabilities. FREE!
Time: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM



Wednesday,
January 10

 
Jean Mankowski, PhD
Licensed Psychologist, Clinical Assistant Professor - UNC CIDD

“Positive Behavior Techniques with Adults with I/DD”

Dr. Mankowski will provide an overview of evidence-based strategies for behavior management in adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and equip caregivers and professionals with positive strategies to support behavior improvement.

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Wednesday,
February 7

 
Margaret DeRamus, MS, CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist/Clinical Instructor - UNC CIDD

“Teaching Social Skills to Young Children with Social Communication Challenges”

This talk will describe early social development and several strategies to promote social cognition in young children.
Wednesday,
March 14
 
 
Kerri Erb- ASNC Chief Program Officer
Kim Tizzard- ASNC Director of Family Support

“Residential Options for Adults with Autism”

This talk provides a starting point for parents to begin planning for the adult phase of parenting a child on the autism spectrum. Factual information is presented on current residential options ranging from independent living to a group setting. Information related to possible funding streams also will be discussed.

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Wednesday,
April 11
 
 
Sally Erickson, M.Ed. and Timothy Bennett
Associate Members, American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

“Accommodation and Attachment in Neurodiverse Couples:
Can a Spouse Become a Special Interest?”


Sally and Tim share a marriage that works for them both, including challenges in their neuro-diverse marriage and those they’ve encountered while counseling other spectrum/neurotypical couples.

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Wednesday,
May 9
 
 
Ann Palmer - LEND Family Faculty, and
Morgan Parlier, LCSW - Social Work Faculty - CIDD


“Disclosure: To Tell or Not to Tell”

One of the most complex decisions faced by parents/caregivers and by individuals with I/DD is whether to disclose disability status and/or differences. This presentation will look at disclosing a diagnosis to others in the community as well as to the child/individual. The speakers will include factors involved in the decision-making process, benefits and challenges, and some strategies for effective disclosure.

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Wednesday,
October 10, 2018
 
Laura Politte, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the CIDD

Laura Hiruma, Ph.D.
Psychologist, Clinical Assistant Professor at the CIDD

“Anxiety in Individuals with Developmental Disabilities”
How to anticipate, manage, and treat anxiety in people with intellectual and developmental disabilities

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Wednesday,
November 14, 2018
 
Diana Cejas, M.D.
Neurologist, Clinical Assistant Professor at the CIDD

“Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Healthcare: Tips for Youth with Neurodevelopmental Disabilities”
An explanation of the process of transitioning from pediatric to adult health systems; practical tips and talking points that families can use in transition planning

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Wednesday,
December 5, 2018
 
Natalie Wood Riche
North Carolina Department of Justice – Outreach Specialist

“Popular Teen Apps Crash Course: A Guide for Parents of Children with Special Needs”
A "crash course" on social media apps and tips to protect your child online!

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For more information, please contact:
Debbie B. Reinhartsen, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Debbie.Reinhartsen@cidd.unc.edu
919-966-4138
Dissemination
Speech-Language Pathology Section Head
Associate Professor, Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences

2018 CIDD Community Talk Series

Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities Light refreshments will be provided. Respite care is not available.


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