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Upcoming Events

A Salute to First Responders!

What: Join us for an evening for Police, Fire and EMT parents who have a child with special needs.
When: Thursday, March 13, 2014 from 6:00 — 8:00 PM
Where: La Salle University — Student Union Building–Ballroom
RSVP to: delgadok1@lasalle.edu by Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Limited to first 50 families only!
Include:
  • 1) Parent(s) Name
  • 2) Whether Police, Fire or EMT
  • 3) Child’s Name/Age
  • 4) E–mail address

FREE Parking at Parking Lot “D” Faculty Lot on La Salle University Campus Use Lindley Avenue Entrance to La Salle Campus Shuttle Service available to the Union Building starting at 5:30 PM

Sponsored by INDEPENDENCE BLUE CROSS / The Widener Memorial Foundation / The Social Work Association of La Salle University


This event has been canceled and will be rescheduled at a later date.


BEHAVIORAL ISSUES–COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS: Elwyn Seedlings!

What: An informative workshop to enhance strategies used by the excellent staff at Elwyn Seedlings regarding enhancing life with a special needs child.
Who: Ms. Ashlee Lamson and Elwyn Seedlings Staff Members
Where: Room 2241 St. Benilde Tower (LaSalle University West Campus); 1 Penn Boulevard, (Next to the Crisis Response Center)
(Across from Fresh Grocer Supermarket on Wister Street & Olney Avenue/Adjacent to Old Germantown Hospital and Crisis Response Center). Park at Shoppes at LaSalle (for free!) and walk to St. Benilde Tower Room 2241
Registration: Contact Ms. Delgado at delgadok1@student.lasalle.edu or 215.951.1042

Past Events

2013-14 LADDER Family Center Programs

Parent-to-parent workshops are scheduled at La Salle University in
St. Benilde Tower at Wister Street and Olney Avenue in Room 2241, on the West Campus from 11 am – 1 pm on the following dates:

Dates and Topics are:
September 26: “Autism Issues in the Home”
October 24: ”Academic Support for Children”
November 7: ”Community Outreach”
December 5: ”Behavioral Issues”
February 13: ”Caregiving and Healthy Lifestyles”
March 13: ”Community Connections”
April 17: ”Long Term Family Planning”
May 15: “Classroom Enrichment Activities”

LADDER Family Workshop
Community Connections: A Social Worker Perspective

Thursday, March 14, 2013
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
La Salle University
CORA Early Years at La Salle Child Care Center (La Salle University West Campus)
2 Penn Boulevard, Suite 220; Next to the Crisis Response Center

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LADDER Family Workshop
Autism Issues in the Home: A Parent’s Perspective

Wednesday, April 17, 2013
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
La Salle University
St. Benilde Tower 1144

LADDER Family Workshop
Financial Resources/Behavioral Issues: A Team Approach

Wednesday, May 22, 2013
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
La Salle University
St. Benilde Tower 1144

La Salle University Family Game Night for Children with Autism

Friday, February 18, 2011
5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
La Salle University, Bucks County Center 33

University Dr., Newtown, PA 18940

Free open house event for children with Autism and their families. Games, movies, arts and crafts, refreshments, networking, fun. Registration suggested.  Send email to lasallegamenight@gmail.com or call 215.713.391

Price: Free

Philadelphia Austim Walk 2009

Autistic Spectrum Disorder(ASD) - Focus on the Family

Friday, April 30, 2010
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
La Salle University, La Salle Union Building

For Registration Information, click here.
For Exhibitor and Sponsorship Opportunities, click here.

The conference will look at ASD from the perspective of the family. Presentations will speak directly to the concerns of families that include those on the Autistic Spectrum.

One of the goals of this annual conference is to provide a family-friendly forum for people living on the Autism Spectrum and their families, where they can share their experiences and obtain needed information.

Keynote Speaker

Kristie P. Koenig, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA
Assistant Professor, New York University, Department of Occupational Therapy

Keynote Topic

Self-Regulation and the Impact of Sensory Processing Strategies for Home and School

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Philadelphia Austim Walk 2009

Philadelphia Autism Walk 2009

Saturday, September 26, 2009
Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia

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Join Autism Speaks as we tackle autism! Experience the power of thousands united by a single cause by joining Walk Now for Autism. Start a corporate, school or family team today! Walk Now for Autism offers everyone a fun-filled experience with entertainment, refreshments, an autism community resource fair, and much, much more. Be sure to raise $150 to earn your commemorative Walk Now for Autism t-shirt. We look forward to seeing you at the event!


Scott Robertson
Dr. Anthony Rostain

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Perspectives on Transitions 3rd Annual Autism Conference

Friday, May 1, 2009
La Salle University, La Salle Union Building

For Registration Information, click here.
For Exhibitor and Sponsorship Opportunities, click here.
Schedule and News Release

Resources and Networking
Experience 12 innovative workshops dealing with transition throughout the ASD Spectrum Network with clinicians, students, caregvers, educators and more.

Keynote Speakers
Hear from dynamic speakers in the Autism Community:

  • Scott Robertson
  • Anthony Rostain, M.D.
  • Guest: Honorable Dennis O´Brien

Presented by


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Eric R. Mitchell, Ph.D.

Holroyd Award and Lecture

Thursday, April 30, 2009
La Salle University, La Salle Union Building

Join the School of Arts and Sciences and the Health Professions Alumni Association for the 29th Annual Holroyd Award and Lecture

2009 Holroyd Lecture

Eric R. Mitchell, Ph.D.
Clinical, school, and consulting psychologist in private practice,
Green Tree School Clinical Director, and
Penn Behavior Health psychologist

Presenting: Physician Roles in the Convergence of Medicine and Autism

2009 Holroyd Awards Receipient

J. Michael Whitaker, M.D., '72
Orthopaedic Surgeon
President, Doylestown Orthopaedic Specialists

Thursday, April 30, 2009

7 p.m. Award and Lecture
Dan Rodden Theatre, first floor, La Salle Union Building

Followed by reception
Olney Lobby,first floor,Olney Hall

$25 per person. Please reply by Friday, April 24, 2009, by calling the Office of Alumni Relations at 215.951.1535.


Peter Doehring, Ph.D

Autism Spectrum Disorders: Best Practices in Assessment and Intervention

Wednesday, February 4, 2009
La Salle University, Dan Rodden Theatre

News Release

Peter Doehring, Ph.D., Director of Regional Programs at the Center for Autism Research at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, will be the featured speaker at the Philadelphia Behavioral Therapy Association's (PBTA) workshop to be held at La Salle University on Wednesday, February 4, from 6 to 8 p.m.


Philadelphia Autism Walk 2008

Walk Now for Autism

September 2008
Web Site

Join Autism Speaks as we tackle autism! Experience the power of thousands united by a single cause by joining Walk Now for Autism. Start a corporate, school or family team today! Walk Now for Autism offers everyone a fun-filled experience with entertainment, refreshments, an autism community resource fair, and much, much more. Be sure to raise $150 to earn your commemorative Walk Now for Autism t-shirt. We look forward to seeing you at the event!