Institute 8 (ticket)
Communication and Language Development Implications for Clinical Practice

This Institute reviews the current literature on communication and language development, highlighting the impact of genetic and environmental factors, as well as the role of risk factors on the development of language and communication disorders, including the development of behavioral problems and psychiatric disorders. Presenters look at the neurodevelopmental significance of communication and language acquisition in normal development and describe innovative research and state-of-the-art treatment interventions that may improve deficits and lessen their negative impact on children’s socio-emotional and cognitive development. Recommendations are made in reference to early childhood and special education provisions that should be considered by policy decision makers.
Saturday, October 26, 2013: 7:30 AM-4:30 PM
7:30 AM  
Opening Remarks
7:35 AM  
Language and Language Disorders: Genetic Clues and Environmental Complexities
Karin Stromswold, MD, DPhil Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ
8:30 AM  
Language Development: Implications for Clinical Practice
Nancy J. Cohen, PhD The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre Gail Appel Institute, Toronto, ON
9:30 AM  
9:45 AM  
Communication Disorders: A DSM-5 Update
Susan E. Swedo, MD National Institute of Mental Health, Pediatrics & Developmental Neuroscience Branch, Bethesda, MD
10:30 AM  
Behavioral and Neural Risk Markers for Language Disorders
Helen Tager-Flusberg, PhD Boston University, Boston, MA
11:30 AM  
Lunch (on your own)
12:30 PM  
Early Development of Nonverbal Communication in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Stacy Shumway, PhD University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
1:30 PM  
Early Speech and Language Interventions for Children with Autism
Rebecca Landa, PhD Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, MD
2:30 PM  
2:45 PM  
Language Deficits and ADHD
Lisa A. Jacobson, PhD Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, MD
3:30 PM  
Environmental Influences on Language Development and the Specific Case of Bilingual Development: Clinical and Policy Implications
Claudio O. Toppelberg, MD Judge Baker Children's Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
4:15 PM  
Closing Remarks and Questions

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