Autism Expert and Research Analyst Dr. Jonathan Tarbox to Speak on "Practical Solutions for Addressing Challenging Behaviors" at CARD Colorado Autism Conference

Top Quote Dr. Jonathan Tarbox will speak on effective approaches to decrease challenging behaviors related to autism at the October 8th CARD Colorado Autism Conference at the University of Denver. End Quote
  • Denver, CO (1888PressRelease) October 07, 2011 - Autism expert and researcher Jonathan Tarbox, PhD, BCBA-D, will serve as a speaker on "Practical Solutions for Addressing Challenging Behaviors" between 10 a.m.- 11 a.m. at the CARD Colorado Autism Conference held on Saturday, October 8, at the University of Denver. The conference is hosted by the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), one of the world's largest organizations treating children with state-of-the-art therapy. Dr. Tarbox is currently the Director of Research and Development at CARD. Dr. Tarbox works with individuals with and without autism and other developmental disabilities, of all ages, their families and care providers.

    "My presentation focuses on providing useful strategies that can be implemented in real-life situations, for parents, teachers, and caregivers," says Dr. Tarbox. "I present practical solutions for taking a functional approach to treating challenging behaviors in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)."

    According to autism research, children with ASD often display challenging behaviors, including (but not limited to) stereotypy, aggression, self-injurious behavior, tantrums and property destruction.

    Parents and practitioners who attend the CARD Colorado Autism Conference will learn about the most effective autism interventions, strategies addressing challenging behaviors as well as learn about hands-on, groundbreaking technology that parents can use to assess and treat their child's developmental disorders.

    The CARD Colorado Autism Conference is a free, one-day event that will also feature autism experts CARD Executive Director Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh on "Creating a Comprehensive and Individualized Treatment Program for a Child with Autism Spectrum Disorders," Dr. Adel Najdowski on "Skills: A Web-based Tool for Effectively Treating Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders," Bryce Miler on "Colorado Autism Insurance," and autism advocate Joe Mohs on "Living Proof: Recovery is Possible."

    For more information about the CARD Colorado Autism Conference, visit:

    Media Contact:
    Amari Canada
    Public Relations & Events Associate
    19019 Ventura Blvd., Tarzana, CA 91356
    Telephone: (310) 890-8611
    Email: a.canada ( @ ) centerforautism dot com

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