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Online: Positive Parenting in the Time of Covid

April 16, 2020 @ 6:30 PM 7:30 PM

We are very excited to be partnering with Dr. Iyama-Kurtycz to offer two webinars for families, individuals with autism, and the community! In this first webinar, Dr. Iyama-Kurtycz will talk briefly about the very difficult, but even more essential task of positive parenting under stressful times. She will cover self-care, some basic rules for parenting children with ASD, and how to set children up to be successful by knowing what we realistically can expect at any given moment. She will try to talk about specific topics parents raised upon registration, and there will be plenty of time for questions after the talk.

Please RSVP below so we can send you a zoom invite to the webinar, and so you can submit questions for the session. We will be sending out zoom invites the day before the webinar, so please register before then.

This is the first of two free Autism Awareness month webinars with Dr Iyama-Kurtycz we are offering this month. On April 30th Dr. Iyama-Kurtycz will be doing her second webinar, about neurodiversity.

Dr. Tina Iyama-Kurtycz is a developmental pediatrician, recently retired from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and the Department of Pediatrics. She graduated from the University of Michigan School of Medicine and received her pediatric training at the University of Kansas Medical Center. She did a fellowship in developmental disabilities at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Waisman Center, mentored by Drs. Raymond Chun and Stanley Berlow. The Waisman Center is one of only 14 centers in the US dedicated to research, clinical services, outreach and training focused on intellectual and developmental disabilities. She spent her professional career specializing in the care of children with developmental and behavioral challenges. She educated a broad spectrum of trainees in neurodevelopmental medicine including: pediatric residents, medical students, and students from many other disciplines. She often was invited to present to parent groups. Her special interest is in Autism Spectrum Disorder, and she is the author of the 2020 Springer book, “Diagnosing and Caring for the Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Practical Guide for Primary Care Providers.”

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