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The Initiative for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities is pleased to offer a series of talks designed to educate our community and offer support to individuals and families of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

Past Presentations



Speaker Series

Maida Lynn Chen, M.D.

"Sleep in children with special needs"

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Raphael Bernier, Ph.D.

"From genes to behavior: What causes autism?"

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Wendy Stone. Ph.D.

"Early Detection of autism:  Opportunities and challenges"


Speaker Series


Gary Stobbe, M.D.

Transition to Adulthood - A New Beginning

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John Swinton, Ph.D.

Meeting the spiritual needs of persons and their families challenged by developmental disabilities.

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Tracy Jirikowic, Ph.D.

Perspectives on challenging child behaviors:  Understanding the role of sensory processing

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Chris Varley, M.D., Ph.D.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Review of Phenomenology, Diagnosis and Evidenced Based Treatments


Annette Estes, Ph.D.

Infants at high-risk for autism:  Innovations in early identification



Speaker Series


Annette Estes, Ph.D.

Early autism intervention: Connecting science and practice


Raphael Bernier, Ph.D.

Advances In Our Understanding of the Genetics of Autism Spectrum Disorders

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Heather Carmichael Olson, Ph.D.

Meeting the Challenge of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum


Larry Jones, Ph.D., J.D.

Long Term Planning for a Family Member With Developmental Disabilities