On March 9, the Northorough Southborough Special Education Parents Advisory Council (NSPAC) will present Understanding Autism and How Research Can Help: An Overview of a Whole-Body Approach to Autism by Dr. Martha Herbert of Mass General Hospital.
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The presentation addresses: a whole-body approach to autism; applying a whole-body approach to treatment and research; and linking brain, body and behavior to other autism features.
Dr. Martha Herbert is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School, a Pediatric Neurologist at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, a member of the MGH Center for Morphometric Analysis, and an affiliate of the Harvard-MIT-MGH Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging. She is director of the TRANSCEND Research Program (Treatment Research and Neuroscience Evaluation of Neurodevelopmental Disorders). http://www.marthaherbert.com/biography1.html
The presentation begins at 6:45 pm at Algonquin Regional High School. For more information, including how to register, visit the NSPAC website (www.nspac.org). An iPod Shuffle will be raffled off at the presentation.