Webinars and Presentations

Looking for up-to-date, relevant information on children’s health, development, and autism and related developmental disorders?

The Johnson Center’s ongoing webinar series features clinicians, researchers, and knowledgeable experts presenting information and resources on a wide range of topics that relate to children’s health and development. Participants attending the live presentations will have the opportunity to ask questions and contribute to the discussion.

*  These webinars are offered free of charge
*  Certificates of Attendance will be available to download after the presentations

Check out presentations from our colleagues at the Autism Research Institute here.

Unable to attend or missed a webinar? Don’t worry, past presentations are archived on The Johnson Center YouTube Channel. Click here to subscribe and view past presentations.

If you would like to suggest a topic or presenter, please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Upcoming Presentations

ADHD: What is it, who has it, and what to do about it? PART 1
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 from 12 pm - 1 pm CST - To Register, Click Here

Presented by Amanda Tami, LPC, BCBA

ADHD: What is it, who has it, and what to do about it? PART 2
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 from 12 pm - 1 pm CST - To Register, Click Here

Presented by Amanda Tami, LPC, BCBA

Communicating with your Health Care Providers: How to be an effective advocate for yourself and your family and get the most out of your appointments.
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 from 12 pm - 1 pm CST - To Register, Click Here

Presented by Jeanna Hill, MS, CCLS

Autism Research for Families:  Biomarkers, Bone Density, and Behavior
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 from 12 pm - 1 pm CST - To Register, Click Here

Presented by Laura Hewitson, PhD

Preparing for the New Year: Standing on Top of the (Paper) Mountain – Strategies to Organize and Prioritize Your Family’s Data and Make it Work for You
Thursday, December 14, 2017 from 12 pm - 1 pm CST - To Register, Click Here

Presented by Anissa Ryland

To view webinars that were previously broadcast, visit The Johnson Center YouTube Chanel by clicking here or visit the Autism Research Institute here.

Previous Topics Include:

Making the most of financial assistance – grants, scholarships, and programs to pay for therapy and support.
ASD and Travel – Tips, Tricks, and Considerations
Tantrums, Meltdowns, and Outbursts, Oh My! Strategies for helping your child cope during overwhelming situations.
Research is Rewarding: A Community Commitment to Making a Difference for All
Toilet Training: Yes, You Can!
Easy and healthy school lunch ideas for busy parents.
Food in Schools: Navigating the school environment for a child with food allergies or restrictions.
Q & A: Feeding! A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Feeding Issues in Children with ASD
ASD and Technology: Understanding the current state of research regarding ASD and technology and apps recommended for use by people with ASD
Social Media and Autism: It’s a tool, it’s a curse, it’s the future!
Using self-management techniques to increase independence for people with autism.
Navigating the Transition Years: From Preteen to Adulthood
Beyond the Classroom: Ways communities and businesses can accommodate, support, and encourage the inclusion of people with autism and related disorders.
Parents and Privacy: Considerations on the digital footprint we create for our children.
The Secret to a Happy Life: Meal Planning!
Organizational Strategies for Students with ASD in Middle School and Up
Nutrition Interventions to Improve Sleep in Your Household
Behavioral Strategies to Improve Sleep in Your Household
Diagnosis of Autism in Adults
Diet and Nutrition in Caring for the Caregiver - Nutrition for the Brain and Body to Make it Happen: Sleep, Food, and Supplements
Gaining Instructional Control for Effective Teaching
A Parents Guide to Navigating Insurance Coverage
Strategies for Increasing Language and Communication
An Overview of the Specific Carbohydrate Diet
Inclusion Beyond the Classroom
Navigating Support in Higher Education for Students with ASD
Don’t Forget the Siblings - They Need Help Too!
An Introduction to the Anti-Inflammatory Diet
Utilizing Students’ Interests to Teach Social Skills
Hydration: How Much is Enough?
Practical Strategies for Building a Healthy Meal Plan – Short Order Cooks No More
Nutrition and Adolescents: A time of change may call for changes.
Overview of the DSM-5 Changes to the Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders
Effects of Medical Experiences on Early Childhood Development
Tips & Tricks to Herding Cats: How to Organize Your Family and Thrive in Chaos
Healthy Nutrition Approaches for the School and School Year
Going Beyond Behavior-Specific Praise: How we can utilize praise for social and emotional learning
Social Skills, Social Networking, and Adolescents with ASD: What Every Parent and Professional Should Know
Tips and Resources for Emergency Personnel: How to communicate and assist people with ASD
How to Evaluate Quality Nutritional Supplements – Are They Really all the Same?
Breakfast and Learning/Academic Performance
Science Doesn’t Have to Be Scary: Decision Making Thoughts for Parents and Caregivers
Parents’ and Students’ Rights in Special Education
Patient and Family Centered Care: What You Need to Know
Anxiety and Autism: What You Need To Know
Going Beyond Behavior Specific Praise

And much more…