Autism Across the Life Span 2022

Psychotropic Medication Management for Individuals on the Spectrum

Ann Genovese, MD
Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences University of Kansas Medical Center

Adult Autistics Panel

Moderator: Spencer Hunley, Kansas City League of Autistics
Ben Edwards, Kanas University Center on Developmental Disabilities Phillip McGruder, Colin Olenick, Self-Advocate Coalition of Kansas

Parenting in Perspective

Mary Anne Hammond
Community Education Coordinator, Children’s Mercy

Self-Determination for Youth and Young Adults with Autism: Emerging Directions in Research and Practice

Sheida Raley, PhD, Jennifer Bumble, PhD, Ben Edwards
Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities

Adapting the Early Communication Indicator to Measure Growth in Expressive Communication of Infants and Toddlers with Autism

Jay Buzhardt, PhD, Dwight Irvin, PhD, Anna Wallish, PhD
Juniper Gardens Children’s Project

Pathways to Biology-Based treatments in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele, MD
Murphy Professor of Developmental Neuropsychiatry Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
New York State Psychiatric Institute
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Center for Autism and the Developing Brain

Lunch Keynote KU Working Together For the Autism Community

Matt Mosconi, PhD
Director, Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training, Associate Director, Life Span Institute
Karrie Shogren, PhD
Director, Kanas University Center on Developmental Disabilities
T. Rene Jamison, PhD
Director, Leadership Education in Neurodevelopment and related Disabilities (LEND), Associate Professor, KUMC Pediatrics