NJ-AIMH well-represented at World Congress in Rome this weekend

NJ-AIMH is well-represented at the World Congress in Rome this weekend!

Take a look at NJ-AIMH at WAIMH Congress_Abstracts_2018 for details on presentations by our vice president, Dayna Zatina Egan and treasurer, Adam DiBella, as well as past officers, Gerry Costa, Kaitlin Mulcahy and Kathy Mulrooney, plus member Angela Fisher.

White Paper on Social-Emotional Development from Too Small to Fail

How Young Children’s Learning & Health Benefit from Strong Social-Emotional Development

Very young children rely on parents and caregivers to help them understand our world and to provide them with the experiences and information that help their brains grow. This is true whether a child is learning to read and write, or how to get along with others and manage their feelings.  Too Small to Fail has released a white paper on the benefits that children receive through strong development.

Visiting Lecturer from Istanbul Turkey: Siblings of Children with Autism – July 26, 2017 – FREE

MSU’s Center for Autism and Early Childhood Mental Health is privileged to have Dr. Hatice Sengul Erdem as a Visiting Scholar with our Center for the month of July. Dr. Erdem is a special educator with a doctorate in Interdisciplinary Disability Studies from Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey. She holds a Master’s degree in Special Education from Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey and she has worked as a school counselor for 15 years. She has published her research about teacher opinions on teaching reading and writing to intellectually impaired children, on games to develop social skills in children with autism, and on the perception of vocational high school teachers about inclusion. In her doctoral research, she examined the characteristics of siblings of children on the autism spectrum. In this lecture,
Dr. Erdem will speak about this research and about special education policies and practices in Turkey.
She will offer a presentation on, “Emotional, Social and Behavioral Characteristics of Siblings of Children with Autism and Typically Developing Children: A mixed design and comparative study.”
Followed by an Open Discussion                                                   Flyer for July 26 Lecture
There is no fee for this event
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Center for Clinical Services, 35 Clove Road, Room 1356
Call Dr. Gerry Costa at 973-655-6685 with any questions.

Sixth Annual Todd Ouida Children’s Foundation Conference

2017 Conference

In partnership with Children’s Aid and Family Services Interdisciplinary Council on Development and Learning – West Bergen Mental Healthcare & Youth Consultation ServiceNJAIMH is pleased to sponsor the Sixth Annual Todd Ouida Children’s Foundation Conference: Ensuring Social Justice for Children in Infant and Early Childhood Centers and Schools on May 11, 2017, at Montclair State University.

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