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26 Feb 2010, 2:48 pm

http://touchinghumanity.michaelpizzi.com/autism.html

Open to all autistic artists:

Call for Papers
Creative/Performing Arts and Autism Spectrum Disorder Annual Conference
New York City June 18-19, 2010
Sponsored by Touching Humanity, Inc.

Developed by Dr. Michael Pizzi, this innovative conference is interdisciplinary as it is our belief that more collaborative efforts are needed to promote autism awareness and the positive impact of the performing, expressive and creative arts in improving the health, quality of life and well-being of those impacted by autism

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

What can parents/caregivers hope to get out of this in concrete terms?

A better understanding of activities that their children can engage in to promote long term wellbeing that can be incorporated at home. Ideas and activities will come from creative, expressive and performing arts professionals as well as from occupational, developmental, educational and psychological perspectives

What can professionals hope to get out of this in concrete terms?

A better understanding of activities they can incorporate into their practices and justification for those activities through theory and/or evidence from trial programs

What can practitioners of creative expressive activities and various therapies hope to get out of this?

Meeting and forming a coalition/network with others working in similar fields; understanding commonalities and cohesive justification/support; develop working relationships for future projects and evidence based research

The following are guidelines for submission:

* All papers should be 15, 30, 45 or 60 minutes in length
* Each paper should have a theoretical, practical or experiential component to them and focus on the use of the creative and performing arts as utilized with people affected by autism. Each participant will have time for Q and A with the audience
* POSTER presentations are also being requested

Cover page:
o A written abstract must be submitted for each proposed presentation (500 words) with only the title, abstract and length of presentation (15,30, 45 or 60 minutes)
o Define applicability to the creative, expressive and performing arts and autism
o All abstracts will be blind reviewed without knowledge of the identity of the author(s).

Subsequent pages:
o Submit all author contact information (for every author if multiple), the abstract and no more than 2 page summary with references.

Author contact information includes:
o All authors with credentials
o line 1 (of Affiliation): dept. name of organization or ‘self ’ if applicable
o line 2: name of organization, acronyms acceptable
o line 3: City, State, Country, Zip code
o line 4: e-mail address and phone contacts (specify if it is home or office)

Keep submission to 2 pages (plus cover page) double spaced with references as needed. References are NOT required.

Note: All abstracts will be published in a Symposium publication, as well as online as a brochure. Please specify what contact information may be published with your abstract and submit your consent for publication in both the Symposium publication and the online brochure.

For Poster presentations:
o All of the above submission guidelines apply for poster presentation submissions

All presenting authors whose papers or posters are blind reviewed and accepted are required to register for the Conference at a highly discounted rate

. Submission deadline: April 1, 2010

Send via email to: [email protected]

All correspondence will be via email

Location of the conference will be at 35th and Park Ave within walking distance of Grand Central Station.
Details in upcoming brochure.
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27 Feb 2010, 9:03 am

Call for Papers

 Creative, Expressive and Performing Arts and Autism Spectrum Disorder Annual Conference

New York City June 18-19, 2010

Sponsored by Touching Humanity, Inc.

www.touchinghumanityinc.org

Developed by Dr. Michael Pizzi, this innovative conference is interdisciplinary as it is our belief that more collaborative efforts are needed to promote autism awareness and the positive impact of the performing, expressive and creative arts in improving the health, quality of life and well-being of those impacted by autism

 
WHO SHOULD ATTEND

What can parents/caregivers hope to get out of this in concrete terms?   
Ø A better understanding of activities that their children can engage in to promote long term wellbeing that can be incorporated at home.   Ideas and activities will come from creative, expressive and performing arts professionals as well as from occupational, developmental, educational and psychological perspectives
 
What can professionals hope to get out of this in concrete terms?  
Ø A better understanding of activities they can incorporate into their practices  and justification for those activities through theory and/or evidence from trial programs
 
What can practitioners of creative expressive activities and various therapies hope to get out of this?  
Ø Meeting and forming a coalition/network with others working in similar fields; understanding commonalities and cohesive justification/support; develop working relationships for future projects and evidence based research
 

The following are guidelines for submission:

1.     All papers should be 15, 30, 45 or 60 minutes in length
2.     Each paper should have a theoretical, practical or experiential component to them and focus on the use of the creative and performing arts as utilized with people affected by autism.  Each participant will have time for Q and A with the audience
3.     POSTER presentations are also being requested

 

Submission process:

Cover page:

·       A written abstract must be submitted for each proposed presentation (500 words) with only the title, abstract and length of presentation (15,30, 45 or 60 minutes)
·       Define applicability to the creative, expressive and performing arts and autism
·       All abstracts will be blind reviewed without knowledge of the identity of the author(s).

Subsequent pages:

·       Submit all author contact information (for every author if multiple), the abstract and no more than 2 page summary with references.

Author contact information includes:

All authors with credentials
line 1 (of Affiliation): dept. name of organization or ‘self ’ if applicable
line 2: name of organization, acronyms acceptable
line 3: City, State, Country, Zip code
line 4: e-mail address and phone contacts (specify if it is home or office)
 

Keep submission to 2 pages (plus cover page) double spaced with references as needed.  References are NOT required.

Note:  All abstracts will be published in a Symposium publication, as well as online as a brochure.  Please specify what contact information may be published with your abstract and submit your consent for publication in both the Symposium publication and the online brochure.

For Poster presentations:

·       All of the above submission guidelines apply for poster presentation submissions

All presenting authors whose papers or posters are blind reviewed and accepted are required to register for the Conference at a highly discounted rate

 

.  Submission deadline:  March 15, 2010

 

Send via email to: [email protected]

All correspondence will be via email

Location of the conference will be at 35th and Park Ave within walking distance of Grand Central Station.  Details in upcoming brochure.

See our website for other autism related activities we are engaged in (www.touchinghumanityinc.org)