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GCED April 17th Meeting & CE Event - Early Indicators of Children with Austim Spectrum Disorders
Shriner's Hospital for Children - 5th Floor Auditorium
6977 Main Street
Houston, TX 77030
Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM CDT
Category: Gulf Coast East District

Topic: Early Indicators of Children with ASD 

Speaker: Joanne E. Flanagan, OT, ScD

Joanne Flanagan, ScD, OTR is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy at the University of Texas Medical Branch. Dr. Flanagan received her Bachelor of Science at Texas A&M University (Woop!), her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy at Washington University, and her Doctor of Science degree in Occupational Science at Towson University.

Prior to becoming an assistant professor, Dr. Flanagan completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the STAR Institute, and worked at Kennedy Krieger Institute and the National Institutes of Health, where she developed extensive clinical and research experience working with infants and young children with neurodevelopmental disabilities. Her research interests are early identification of infants at risk for autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders and early intervention for children with autism and other developmental disabilities.

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Networking starts at 5:45pm. Meeting begins at 6:15pm.

This Month’s Houston Location: PLEASE NOTE: We return to Shriner's Hospital, Houston, TX. 

The speaker will be originating from Room 2.304 at the University of Texas Medical Branch's School of Health Professions.  

Tonight's talk is sponsored by AMS Vans, LLC, in Pearland, TX!!!!

Please visit the Gulf Coast East District webpage for more information.

 Don't forget. April is OT Month!!! We would like to hear about what activities you are doing to promote the great profession of Occupational Therapy.

Send in a write-up, invitation, or pictures or your events to Sharon Hennigan, the Gulf Coast East District  Chair of Development and Public Relations Committee at [email protected]

 Enjoy the AOTA Conference in New Orleans, but have a safe trip back to Texas!!!!

AOTA Annual Conference & Expo

April 4-7, 2019

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
900 Convention Center Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70130


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