MU Autism Center Hosts Conference for Parents

Posted: Mar 25, 2013 3:22 AM by Associated Press
Updated: Mar 25, 2013 4:32 AM

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COLUMBIA - An autism research center at the University of Missouri will hold a conference in Columbia for parents and caregivers next month.

The Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders will showcase the latest in research and diagnostics April 19-20 at its eighth annual Autism Intervention Conference. A pre-conference workshop for health care and mental health workers is scheduled for April 18.

Advance registration is required. The conference costs $50 for students and family members of people with autism and $185 for professionals who register by April 5. The pre-conference workshop is an additional $120.

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