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Two Powerful Conferences

Two powerful conferences in California:

Dr. Temple Grandin - Palo, Alto / San Francisco Area 1/10 and Monterey, CA 1/24

Dr. Temple Grandin Speaks in Palo Alto - San Francisco CA January 10

Join us in Palo Alto / San Francisco Area in California for
one of our inspirational conferences!

January 10, 2014

Future Horizons, Inc. - Conferences

Dr. Temple Grandin"THE WAY I SEE IT"
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Dr. Temple Grandin has served as inspiration and role model to hundreds of thousands of families and persons with autism. In this unique presentation, Temple eloquently and candidly describes the challenges she has faced and offers no-nonsense ideas on how others dealing with autism can meet these obstacles and improve the quality of their lives. Backed by her personal experience and evidence-based research, Temple shares her valuable insights on a wide variety of topics, and offers useful do’s and don’ts. 


By attending, participants can:

  • Modify the learning environment to accommodate sensory challenges
  • Recognize and accommodate neurological differences in home or classroom setting  
  • Distinguish between voluntary behaviors and involuntary behaviors
  • Responsibly utilize alternative and/or conventional medicine
  • Assist individuals develop their talents into career path 
  • And more! 


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Dr. Raun Melmed is a developmental and behavioral pediatrician and Director of the Melmed Center in Scottsdale, Arizona. He is also co-founder and Medical Director of the Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center, and Adjunct Senior Researcher
at the Translational Genomics Institute in Phoenix. He has established physician-training programs for the early identification of infants and toddlers with autism and other developmental and behavioral concerns. He is currently investigating the genetics and phenotypes of autism, as well as the use of novel
therapeutic agents in the treatment of ADHD and autism. 


By attending, participants can:

  • Understand the goals of early intervention
  • Identify disorders that may mimic ASD
  • Recognize how ASD affects socialization
  • Utilize behavior as communication
  • Identify sensory challenges 


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Britt Collins, MS, OTR/L is an occupational therapist who has worked with adults and children of all ages in a variety of settings including schools, clinics, homes, hospitals, rehab facilities and skilled nursing facilities. She has created 4 OT DVDs for children with special needs. The DVD series includes OT for Children with Autism, Special Nees & Typical; OT in the Home; OT in the School; and Yoga for Special Needs Children. Britt is the proud co-author of a new book, Sensory Parenting. She has also co-founded a non-profit organization, Special Needs United, that raises money to support children and families who are in need of therapy and equipment.

By attending, participants can:

  • Creating a Sensory Lifestyle for your child at home and in the community
  • Define the 6 subtypes of SPD (Sensory Processing Disorder)    
    Integrate sensory strategies into the school day     
  • Provide strategies for parent-teacher support teams
  • Assist students with difficult transitions
  • Implement calming techniques 
  • And more! 


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Oshman Family JCC
3921 Fabian Way
Palo Alto, CA 94303

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Parking is complimentary - on a first come, first serve basis.

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7:00 am
12:00 pm
Registration and Continental Breakfast
Welcome and Announcements
Dr. Temple Grandin
Dr. Raun Melmed
Lunch on your own
Dr. Raun Melmed continues
Britt Collins
Conference Ends

APA Continuing Education Credit = 6
ASHA Continuing Education Units = .6
This course is offered for up to 0.6 ASHA CEUs
(Intermediate level, Professional area)

Special Needs: We will assist if possible. Although we do not provide a sign interpreter, we will allow the individual who is deaf and their interpreter to attend at no cost.


Future Horizons, Inc. - Conferences

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