ABOUT THE SPEAKERS
Autism Parent Handbook
Everything You Wished You Knew, But Didn’t Know How to Ask
Dr. Raun Melmed is a developmental and behavioral pediatrician and Director of the Melmed Center in Scottsdale, Arizona. He is co-founder and Medical Director of the Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center. Dr. Melmed is on faculty at Arizona State University in Phoenix and Clinical Associate Professor of pediatrics at the University of Arizona in Tucson.
He is the author of Autism: Early Intervention; Autism and the Extended Family; and the ST4 Mindfulness Book for Kids series including Marvin’s Monster Diary – ADHD Attacks, Timmy’s Monster Diary: Screen Time Attacks!, Harriet’s Monster Diary – Awfully Anxious, Marvin’s Monster Diary 2 (+ Lyssa): ADHD Emotion Explosion (But I Triumph, Big Time), and Marvin’s Monster Diary 3: Trouble with Friends (But I Get By, Big Time!) and soon to be released Marvin’s Monster Diary 4: Neighborhood Bully (But We Stand Up, Big Time). Raun is also the co-author of Autism Parent Handbook Fast Facts: Beginning with the End Goal in Mind.
Wendela Whitcomb Marsh, MA, BCBA, RSD, is an autism author, counselor, board certified behavior analyst, and owner of PIPS for Autism, LLC: Promoting Independence & Problem Solving. Spouse and parent to awesome autists, she lives in Salem, Oregon with her three children and two cats. Learn more about her books at www.wendelawhitcombmarsh.com and about her autism services at www.pipsforautism.com.
Wendela is the author of The ABCs of Autism in the Classroom, and Independent Living with Autism. She contributed a chapter to Autism in Lockdown. In addition, and co-authored a book with her daughter, Siobhan Marsh, Homeschooling, Autism Style: Reset for Success. She also co-authored with Dr. Raun Melmed Autism Parent Handbook Fast Facts: Beginning with the End Goal in Mind.
By attending, participants can:
- Discuss parent reactions at the time of diagnosis.
- List challenges and solutions related to making an autism diagnosis during COVID.
- Understand anxiety management and how younger kids present with autism.
- Prepare your child for the future.
- Assess your teen and video games.
- Identify ways children, teen & adults with autism cope with COVID.
October 28, 2020
|12pm CST||Raun Melmed and Wendela Marsh speak|
|1:15pm CST||Individual Q&A|
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