Coming Together for Action 2018 Conference

DenverThe Global Alliance is hosting an interdisciplinary conference for behavioral health, social justice, and healthier communities. Be one of the researchers, practitioners, policy makers, service user advocates, and students sharing ideas, research, innovative programs, resources, and strategies to promote mental health, strengthen mental health services and improve lives. The conference will be held in the Denver Metro Area at the Anschutz Medical Campus October 4-6. Abstract submissions are now open until April 30th. 

Read these relevant articles on Autism from AJO:  

Zeleke, W. A., Hughes, T. & Chitiyo, M. (2017). The path to an Autism Spectrum disorders diagnosis in Ethiopia: Parent perceptive. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry. Advance online publication. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/ort0000249

Chong, W. H., & Kua, S. M. (2017). Parenting self-efficacy beliefs in parents of children with autism: Perspectives from Singapore. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 87(3), 365-375. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/ort0000169

Lim, K. K., & Chong, W. H. (2017). Moderating effect of child’s autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnosis on benefit finding and negative affect of parents. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 87(3), 357-364. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/ort0000251

Coolidge, F. L., Marle, P. D., Rhoades, C. S., Monaghan, P., & Segal, D. L. (2013). Psychometric properties of a new measure to assess autism spectrum disorder in DSM-5. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 83(1), 126-130. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajop.12012

 

 

April is Autism Awareness Month

Autism Spectrum Disorder is a developmental disability that affects one in every 68 children in the United States. Join thousands around the world this month in showing your support for those living with Autism by: 

  • Wearing blue on April 2nd for World Autism Awareness Day. 
  • Participating in an Autism Speaks Walk near you.
  • Advocating for policy at the state and federal level that is supportive of individuals on the Autism Spectrum. 
  • Attending local Autism Awareness Month events near you.  

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