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13th Annual School Psychology Conference

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Adath Israel Congregation

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13th Annual JVS Toronto School Psychology Conference in Memory of Dr. Ruth Borchiver

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13th Annual JVS Toronto School Psychology Conference

Autism Spectrum Disorders and Learning Disabilities: Research and Practice

An in-depth look into recent research and practice conducted in the areas of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and the assessment of Learning Disabilities in high schools.

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Mental Health in Adolescents with ASD: Research and Practice

By Dr. Jonathan Weiss

Jonathan A. Weiss, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at York University, and a Clinical Psychologist. 

His research focuses on the prevention and treatment of mental health problems in people with autism or with intellectual disabilities across the lifespan. He conducts studies into how people with developmental disabilities access mental health care, is interested in their service experiences, needs, and use. He is also interested in understanding and supporting the wellbeing of family caregivers. He is interested in program development and evaluation, and in particular on the impact of Special Olympics on the psychological well-being of participants, and of psychosocial supports that promote resilience and improve the mental health of children and adults with developmental disabilities.

Dr. Weiss held the CIHR Chair in Autism Spectrum Disorders Treatment and Care Research, and currently holds the York Research Chair in Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disability Mental Health.

Assessment of Learning Disabilities in High Schools

By Dr. Allyson Harrison

Allyson Harrison received her Ph.D. in psychology from Queens University, Kingston, in 1992. She is currently the Clinical Director of the Regional Assessment & Resource Centre at Queen’s University, a government funded program that provides Psychological assessments to postsecondary students Province-wide. In addition, she holds an appointment as an Associate professor in the department of Clinical Psychology at Queen’s.

Over and above her clinical practice, she has been active both nationally and internationally, providing continuing education on issues related to LD and ADHD. Her areas of research interest are in assessment and differential diagnosis of LD and ADHD, and she has published over a dozen articles in peer-reviewed journals. She is also a member of the editorial board of the Canadian Journal of School Psychology, Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, and The Clinical Neuropsychologist.

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