(Media release) â€” Two half-day workshops on autism, presented by a national expert, will be held on the Kohala Coast Friday, Dec. 10, and Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010. Entitled â€œAutism Spectrum Disorders: Complex but Manageable,â€ the workshops will be given by Dr. Margaret L. Bauman, a pediatric neurologist and research investigator. Both workshops will be held at the Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa on the Kohala Coast from 9 a.m. to noon each day.
A Harvard professor, Dr. Bauman has spent the last 25 years involved in the study and treatment of autism. Identified as one of the worldâ€™s foremost physicians in this field, she is s respected for the outstanding clinical care she provides, as well as for her research and teachings in the domain of developmental disorders. Dr. Baumanâ€™s career is exemplified by her establishment and development of The Autism Research Foundation (TARF), The Autism Research Consortium (TARC),Â HYPERLINK “http://ladders.org/” LADDERS (Learning and Developmental Disabilities and Rehabilitation Services) and The Autism Treatment Network (ATN). Dr. Bauman has been invited to Hawaii by the Baby STEPS to Stronger Big Island Families Council, in conjunction with the Hawaii County Mayorâ€™s Committee on Early Childhood. Read the rest of this entry »