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Evaluating treatments for autism

posted Dec 9, 2011, 1:33 PM by Christine Guth   [ updated Dec 9, 2011, 1:34 PM ]
The January Monday meeting will be held on the SECOND Monday.

Evaluating treatments for autism will be the subject of the next meeting of Asperger Autism Group of Goshen, to be held Monday, January 9, 7-8:30 p.m. at Eighth Street Mennonite Church, 602 South Eighth Street, Goshen. It is free and open to the public. The group's lending library of books and videos is available beginning at 6:45 p.m.

Speaker: Professor Joshua Diehl, University of Notre Dame

Parents can be overwhelmed by the myriad of options available for treating autism spectrum conditions. Professor Diehl will discuss how to evaluate if a given treatment is backed by evidence or likely to help a particular child on the autism spectrum.

Joshua Diehl
Diehl is Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology and Director of the F.U.N. Lab at the University of Notre Dame.  The F.U.N. Lab is a research lab dedicated to developing and testing the efficacy/ effectiveness of cutting-edge treatments for autism spectrum disorders.  It  is also a teaching lab that provides supervision and learning opportunities for Notre Dame students aspiring to work with children with disabilities.

Childcare is available to those who register for it in advance: contact Dena Deal, ddeal@inautism.org, phone 800-609-8449 ext. 202.