2012 International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR)

Date: May 17 — 19, 2012
 Location: Sheraton Centre Toronto


Description: IMFAR 2012 May 17-19, 2012 Sheraton Centre Hotel Toronto, ON, Canada

 INSAR’s annual scientific meeting, IMFAR   (International Meeting for Autism Research) is fast approaching! This year held at the Sheraton Centre Hotel in Toronto, ON, Canada, IMFAR has been the premier event eleven years and counting for disseminating new scientific progress in ASD research from around the world.

Be sure to check out articles and presentations from the CIHR Pathway’s Project as well as those associated with Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) and in particular the Simons Simplex Study (SSC) and the Simons Variation in Individuals Project (SVIP).

Dr. Ellen Hanson is presenting on Simons Variation in Individuals Project:  Characterizing the Phenotype of 16p11.2 Deletion Syndrome

Thursday, May 17, 2012 – 3:45 PM Osgoode Ballroom East

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Dr. Fiona Miller is presenting “How Has This Child Affected Your Life?” Parents Reports on the Impact of ASD 

Friday, May 18, 2012 – 3:15 PM Osgoode Ballroom East

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Dr. Catherine Lord is presenting on Parent Mediated Interventions:  What Works, What Doesn’t? 

Saturday, May 19, 2012 – 1:30 PM Grand Ballroom Centre

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Dr. Somer Bishop will present her data on the Age of Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders in Children with Hearing Loss

Saturday, May 19, 2012 – 10:45 AM Osgoode Ballroom East

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Dr. Vanessa Hus will present her poster:  ADOS Module 4: Increases in Sensitivity and Comparability to Other Modules Using a Revised Diagnostic Algorithm

Paper Number:  117.005

Thursday May 17, 2012 – 1:00 PM – 5:30 PM Sheraton Hall

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Dr. Amy Esler will present her poster:  Characteristics of Children Misidentified by the SCQ in a Clinic-Referred Sample

Paper Number:  117.007

Thursday May 17, 2012 – 1:00 PM – 5:30 PM Sheraton Hall

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Dr. Jennifer Olson along with Elizabeth Brooks will be presenting their poster(s):

Simons Simplex Collection: A Model of Quality Assessment in Multi-Site Phenotyping Research

Paper Number:  155.008

Saturday, May 19, 2012, 8:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Simons Simplex Collection: ADOS and ADI-R Training and Reliability Maintenance in Multi-Site Phenotyping Research

Paper Number:  117.014

Thursday, May 17, 2012, 1:00 PM – 5:30 PM

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Drs. Gotham, Hus, Bishop &  Huerta present Exploring the Relationship Between Anxiety and Insistence on Sameness in Autism Spectrum Disorders  

Paper Number:  158.063

Saturday, May 19, 2012 – 8:00 AM – 12:30 PM Sheraton Hall

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Dr. LeeAnn Green Synder will present her poster:

Simons Variation in Individuals Project: Characterizing the Phenotype of 16p11.2 Duplication Syndrome

Paper Number:  157.050

Saturday, May 19, 2012, 8:00 AM – 12:30 PM

 

Or stop by the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) to visit anytime!

 

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