Autism Seminars High Point NC

Autism seminars are a resource for information about and research pertaining to autism diagnosis, autism assessments, autism intervention programs, behavioral treatments, and behavioral challenges of autism. See below to learn more about autism and to find autism seminars in High Point, NC.

Jenn Godwin, BCaBA
(336) 471-6180
3694 2A Cotswold Ave
Greensboro, NC
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ABA/Discrete Trial, Early Intervention, Training/Seminars, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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Division TEACCH - Greensboro
(336) 334-5773
122 North Elm Street, Suite 920
Greensboro, NC
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Early Intervention, Medical, Research, Support Organization, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars

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Chapel Hill TEACCH Center
(919) 966-5156
100 Renee Lynne Court
Carrboro, NC
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Support Organization, Training/Seminars

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TelAbility
(919) 843-0427
1101 Weaver Dairy Road, Suite 202
Chapel Hill, NC
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Disability Advocacy, Other, Support Organization, Training/Seminars

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Applied Behavior Analysis Center of NC
(336) 251-1180
353 Jonestown Road
Winston-Salem, NC
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Psychological Counseling, Research, Research, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade

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Foundations 2 Transitions, LLC
(336) 323-1087
5415 W Friendly Avenue
Greensboro, NC
Support Services
ABA, Therapy Services, Academic Assessments, Auditory Integration Therapy, Babysitting / Childcare, Behavior Assessment, Behavorial Intervention, Camps, Disability Advocacy, Early Intervention, Educational Advocacy, Educational Assessment, Job Coach, Marriage & Family Counseling, Military Families, Nutritional Counseling, Psychological Counseling, Respite, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Summer Camp/ESY, Support / Tutoring, Support Group Meetings, Training/Seminars, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,11-12 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,Kindergarten,Preschool

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Dr. Olson Huff of Mission Childrens Hospital
(828) 213-1733
509 Biltmore Ave
Asheville, NC
Support Services
Early Intervention, Medical, Social Skills Training, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars

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Quest Provider Services
(704) 234-2522
Indian Trial, NC
Support Services
ABA, Ideas For Finding Therapists, ABA, Therapy Services, ABA/Discrete Trial, Art Therapy, Behavorial Intervention, Play Therapy, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Training/Seminars, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,11-12 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,Adult,Kindergarten

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Creative Consultants
(919) 371-2848
109 Kilmayne Dr
Cary, NC
Support Services
Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade

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Genia G. Beasley, O.D., FCOVD, FAAO
(704) 405-1222
Charlotte, NC
Support Services
Doctors, Optometry / Behavioral Optometry, General Supplies, Helpful Websites, Interactive Metronome, Training/Seminars, Vision Therapy
Ages Supported
1-5 Grade,11-12 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,Adult,Kindergarten,Preschool

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A Shot in the Dark

It has been a rite of passage for more than a generation of American children:
That (generally dreaded) doctor’s visit for the “shots” meant to protect kids against
such once-common scourges as measles, whooping cough and chickenpox. But now
some parents and healthcare professionals—alarmed by the incidence of autism
and other disorders that they feel have been triggered by vaccines—are resisting
the mass-inoculation movement that has undergirded public health for decades.
Here, Energy Times presents both sides of the story.

By Lisa James

From January, 2008

Whenever you see a gaggle of little ones heading into kindergarten for the first time, it’s likely that nine out of every ten have had their “shots”—the vaccines that have helped make epidemics of such diseases as measles almost as rare as jacks and jump ropes in this video-game age. But childhood vaccination is not without controversy, as demonstrated by a handful of cases currently before the federal court system: In each case, parents have claimed that their child developed autism—a developmental disorder marked by socialization difficulties and compulsively repetitious behaviors—after receiving vaccinations during infancy. Most of them blame thimerosal, a mercury-based preservative that has since been removed from most vaccines, even though the mainstream scientific community has found no link between thimerosal and autism.

These cases, referred to as the Omnibus Autism Proceeding, are being heard by a part of the US Court of Federal Claims that deals with the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program. Under this system, which bypasses the lawsuit process, cases are argued before special masters, judges who then decide whether a plaintiff who claims to have been harmed by vaccination deserves compensation from a government-administered fund.

While nearly 900 plaintiffs claiming vaccine-related injuries other than autism have received settlements over the past 19 years, autism claims are by far the most numerous: The cases now before the court, in which briefs are still being filed, are just the vanguard of roughly 5,000 similar cases that have been brought by parents of autistic children. And behind the dry legal paperwork lie the stories of kids—and families—who have endured years of suffering.

No one wants to see any child suffer. But many doctors argue that mass vaccination is one of public health’s biggest success stories. Other people believe that the routine administration of vaccines is not without dangers of its own, particularly in children who are genetically susceptible to poor vaccination reactions. We’ll present the arguments made by both sides; first let’s look at how vaccines developed.

The Drive Towards Universal Vaccination
Epidemics have threatened human­kind since the dawn of time; eventually some people learned how to use mild cases of a disease to prevent more severe ones. It is believed that inoculation, in which weakl...

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