Collaborate2Cure: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Sensory Motor Deficits

Wednesday Sep 23 / 4:00 PM (CDT) - Wednesday Sep 23 / 6:00 PM (CDT)

Virtual via Zoom

Collaborate2Cure: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Sensory Motor Deficits

Despite being largely known as a social and cognitive disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is also characterized by significant sensorimotor deficits, which are often an indicator of autism severity.


Welcome and Introductions: 15 min

  • Zohreh Talebizadeh, PhD, Professor, Director of Autism Genetics Research Lab, Children’s Mercy
  • Dennis Ridenour, President & CEO, BioNexus KC
Presentations: 60 min
  • Speakers
    • Matthew Mosconi, PhD,  Professor, Director, Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training (K-CART), University of Kansas
    • Holly Stessman PhD, Assistant Professor, School of Medicine, Creighton University
    • Lea Ann Lowery, OTD, Clinical Professor, Occupational Therapy, University of Missouri
    • Payam, Self Advocate
  • Panelists: 
    • Saskia Derritt, IRB Manager, Children’s Mercy
    • Christa Anderson, PhD, Assistant Research Professor, Department of Health Psychology, University of Missouri
Audience Guided Q&A: 30 min

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