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Opening Keynote Presentation -Sponsored by CARD
Thursday, July 7, 2011: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Sun AB (Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center)
Ami Klin, Marcus Autism Center and Emory University
Sponsored by Florida CARD
Ami Klin, Ph.D.
Marcus Autism Center
Ami Klin, Ph.D. is the director of the Marcus Autism Center, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, and Professor and Division Chief of Autism and Related Disorders at the Emory University School of Medicine. He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of London, and completed clinical and research post-doctoral fellowships at the Yale Child Study Center. He directed the Autism Program at the Yale Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine until 2010, where he was the Harris Professor of Child Psychology & Psychiatry. Dr. Klin’s primary research activities focus on the social mind and the social brain, and on aspects of autism from infancy through adulthood. He is the author of over 180 publications in the field of autism and related conditions. He is also the co-editor of a textbook on Asperger Syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorders in Infants and Toddlers published by Guilford Press, the third edition of the Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders published by Wiley, and several special issues of professional journals focused on autism spectrum disorders.