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X-Pert Advice:  A Day in the Life of Fragile X  

Managing behaviors, transitions, and effective interventions
from Home to School to Community

Saturday October 10, 2015
9am - 4pm
William Beaumont Hospital, Administration Building
3601 W 13 Mile Road, Royal Oak, MI 48073

Early Registration though October 1:  $25/person || $40/couple


The X-Perts X-Perts

Please join us for our fourth edition of X-Pert Advice, a special seminar addressing managing behaviors, transitions, and providing effective interventions.

 

This year's presenters include an internationally known licensed psychologist with a specialty in children and adolescents and a full-time faculty member for the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program at Macomb Community College.

 

During this this seminar you will learn valuable information for your family, educators, therapists and physicians.

 

Don't miss this great opportunity!

The Speakers

Marcia L. Braden, PhD. is a licensed psychologist with a clinical practice specializing in children and adolescents. She is a former teacher with experience teaching general and special education. She has written and published numerous articles related to education and behavior management strategies, techniques, and interventions. She is a contributing author to the book Fragile X Syndrome; Diagnosis, Treatment, and Research,compiled and edited by Randi and Paul Hagerman and Children with Fragile X Syndrome: A Parent’s Guide, edited by Jayne Dixon Weber. She is the author of Fragile – Handle With Care: More About Fragile X Syndrome.  Dr. Braden is a member of the Scientific and Clinical Advisory Board to the National Fragile X Foundation and is a member of the Advisory Committee for the HillSprings Learning Center. Dr. Braden frequently consults with parents, therapists, educators, and medical staff about effective treatments. Respected for her work internationally, she has presented at numerous conferences and workshops about Fragile X syndrome, autism, and other related disorders.

Linda Netzel is a full-time faculty member for the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program at Macomb Community College. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Wayne State University and her Master of Arts degree in Allied Health Education from the University of Michigan. She has held management and administrative positions as well as a variety of clinical positions over the past forty years. Her clinical expertise includes adult and pediatric populations. Mrs. Netzel has presented at local, state, and international professional conferences. She continues to maintain and enhance her clinical skills with current pediatric client care while teaching at the College.


Program

9:00 - 9:15 a.m........Introduction

9:15 - 9:45 a.m........Fragile X vs. Autism: The Similarities and the Differences
                                Linda Netzel, Occupational Therapist, Associate Professor,
                                                      Macomb Community College  

9:45 - 11:15 a.m......Early Development-Cognitive, Language, Toileting, Eating, and Sleeping
                                Marcia Braden, PhD
11:15 - 12:15 p.m...Lunch
12:15 - 1:45 p.m......Educational Strategies and Using High Interest to Motivate Learning
                                Marcia Braden, PhD
1:45 - 2:00 p.m........Break
2:00 - 3:30 p.m........Vocational Challenges and Models that Work
                                Marcia Braden, PhD
3:30 - 4:00 p.m........Panel Discussion
                                Marcia Braden, PhD
                                Linda Netzel, Occupational Therapist, Associate Professor,
                                                      Macomb Community College

                                Laureen Majeske, President, Fragile X Association of Michigan
                                Jeffrey Cohen, Director of Government Affairs, National Fragile X Foundation
                                Cortney AbouElSeoud, Board Member, Fragile X Association of Michigan 

 



 


Location

3601 West 13 Mile Road, Royal Oak, Michigan, 48073, United States Get Directions

Organizer

The Fragile X Association of Michigan is one of the many Community Support Network (CSN) groups around the country associated with the National Fragile X Foundation. The Fragile X Association of Michigan (FXAM) unites the Fragile X community to enrich lives through educational and emotional support, promote public and professional awareness, and advance research toward improved treatments and a cure for Fragile X and it's associated disorders.

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