April 28, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Lurie Center for Autism
1 Maguire Road
Lexington, MA 02421
No cost
Lurie Center Roundtable @ Lurie Center for Autism | Lexington | Massachusetts | United States
Christopher J. McDougle, MD, Director, Lurie Center for Autism and the Friends of the Lurie Center invite you to join us for an evening of dialogue, Meet the Experts:Roundtable Forum, on April 28 at the Lurie Center.

You’ll have a unique opportunity to learn from and speak with leading autism experts from the Lurie Center, Aspire and Massachusetts General Hospital. With a choice of roundtable discussions to attend, each focusing on a different topic and featuring at least two experts, this is an evening not to be missed. Choose the roundtable most pertinent to your interests and join the discussion! You will have the opportunity to visit several tables throughout the evening. You will also have the opportunity to tour the newly expanded Lurie Center and view artwork by individuals with autism on display throughout the clinic.

Please RSVP by April 27 using the form on this page or by calling 617.724.3637.

Roundtable Topics

Table 1: Innovative Research with Christopher J. McDougle, MD, Michelle Palumbo, MD and Jennifer Mullett, RN

Table 2: Technology and Communications with Maria Mody, PhD, Kristina Duggan, SLP, Katelyn Bruno, SLP and Julia O’Rourke, PhD

Table 3: Autism in the First Six Years with Yamini Howe, MD, Gillian Erhabor, PhD, Jessica Helt-Cameron, NP and Suzanne Bloomer, MA

Table 4: Sleep and Seizures with Ann Neumeyer, MD and Laura Politte, MD

Table 5: Transitions – Medical Guardianship with Susan Connors, MD, Julie O’Brien, LMHC and Nora Friedman, MD

Table 6: Transitions – Education and Employment with Brett Mulder, PhD, PsyD and Lisa Nowinski, PhD

Table 7: Self-Awareness, Social Competency and Stress Management in ASD with Scott McLeod, PhD and Dorothy Lucci, EdM, CAGS

Lurie Center for Autism
Massachusetts General Hospital’s Lurie Center for Autism is a multidisciplinary autism program dedicated to comprehensive clinical care, cutting-edge research, advocacy and public policy analysis, and training a new generation of clinicians and researchers. The Lurie Center leverages Mass General’s unique capabilities to offer comprehensive care alongside advanced research and is focused on meeting the many needs of individuals with autism from early childhood through adulthood.

Christopher J. McDougle, MD, Director of the Lurie Center for Autism and the Nancy Lurie Marks Professor in the field of autism at Harvard Medical School, is a psychiatrist and internationally-recognized expert in the research and treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders that extend into adulthood. He has nearly 30 years of experience diagnosing and caring for children and adults with autism spectrum and other neurodevelopmental disorders.

Friends of the Lurie Center
Friends of the Lurie Center is a volunteer organization of parents, civic leaders and professionals committed to providing support for children and adults affected by autism through volunteerism, community outreach and fundraising for the Lurie Center.