NADD 35th Annual Conference & Exhibit Show

 

Conference Co-Chairpersons

Jana Dreyzehner, MD, Chief Medical Officer and founder Starfish Health, Nashville, TN
Tony Thomas LISW-S, ACSW, Executive Director, Welcome House, Inc., WestLake, OHA

Honorary Co-Chairpersons

John Schneider, Seattle Seahawks Executive Vice President & General Manager,
and his wife Traci Schneider, President of Seahawks Women’s Association, Seattle, WA

 
 

Keynote Address Presenters

 

PLENARY, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2018

Tales From the Field: What We Can Learn From the People We Serve

AJIT JETMALANI

Dr. Ajit Jetmalani, MD

Director, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Joseph Professorship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Education Oregon Health & Science UNV., Portland, OR

PLENARY, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2018

Brain Development and Autism Intervention: What We are Learning & Where We are Going

Annette Estes, PhD

Research Professor of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Adjunct Research Professor of Psychology, Director, University of Washington Autism Center, Susan & Richard Fade Endowed Chair, Seattle, WA

 
 
 


 

Day 1

PRE-CONFERENCES- WEDNESDAY, OCT 31, 2018
9AM-12:15PM

 

PRE-CONFERENCE I

Public Policy Initiatives for Individuals with IDD and MI: Updates/Action Steps Since the December 6, 2017 Summit Meeting

  1. Center for Inter-Systems Collaboration Eileen Elias, Med; Robert Fletcher, DSW
  2. Person Centered Planning Definition and Standards Jeff Keilson
  3. Workforce Development Jana Dreyzehner, MD; Melissa Cheplic, MPH
  4. Promoting Flexible use of Federal, State, MCO, MH, IDD, and Medicaid Funding Streams TBD

 

PRE-CONFERENCE II

DBT Skill Building & Emotion Regulation

Julie Brown, LCSW; Carol Tripp-Tebo, LMHC; Maddie Thoma, OT Reg.; Alexandra Rosendahl-Santillo; Christian Cabrera

 

PRE-CONFERENCE III

Easing Life Transitions for Adults with Autism

  1. Introduction – Healthcare Transition for Adults With Autism Gary Stobbe, MD
  2. Autism in the Workplace Hala Annabi, PhD  
  3. Autism on Campus Jill Locke, PhD
  4. Autism in the Community   Therese Vafaeezadeh, ARNP

 


 

PRE-CONFERENCES- WEDNESDAY, October 31, 2017
1:30PM-4:45PM

 

PRE-CONFERENCE IV 

Working Together: 2 Systems, 1 Goal

Wally Tablit, MA; Jim Corey, BA  

 

PRE-CONFERENCE V

It Always Starts With The Person: Understanding Character Strengths, Culture And Language

Joan Beasley, PhD; Marylou Bourne; Tawara Goode

 

PRE-CONFERENCE VI

Health of Clients in Residential Settings and the DSP Staff Working with Them

Carl Tyler MD, MSc; Lynn Hagedom; Michael Wells; Ana Tyler

 


 

BREAKFAST CONSULTATIONS Topics/Presenters

 

Breakfast Consultation 1 – Thursday, Nov 1, 2018, at 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m

The Science of Hope; How Families Keep Their Hope Alive

Chelsea Holcomb, LCSW; Susan Gamache, RN, MSN; Julia Pearce; Jenise Woolf

 

Breakfast Consultation 2 – Thursday, Nov 1, 2018, at 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m

Mental Health in Autism

Gary Stobbe, MD 

 

Breakfast Consultation 3 – Friday, Nov 2, 2018, at 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m

System Collaboration on Crisis Prevention

Jana Dreyzehner

 

Breakfast Consultation 4 – Friday, Nov 2, 2018, at 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m

Making Sense of Polypharmacy

Tom Scheidemantel, MD; Steve Ruedrich, MD

 


 

  • Presenter Preparation & Prior Requirements: 
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