Dr. Renee Clauselle, a practicing child psychologist with a private practice in Franklin Square, New York, and Director of School Mental Health Services at St. John’s University, will be one of three speakers attending the “Legal Aspects of Managing Autism Spectrum Disorders for School Districts” seminar on June 29.
Dr. Clauselle’s lecture, “Defining and Diagnosing Autism Spectrum Disorders,” will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at The Hilton Long Island located at 598 Broadhollow Road in Melville.
The topics that Dr. Clauselle will address include the definition of autism; the difference between autism and Asperger’s syndrome; common misdiagnoses of autism disorders; medical treatment options; and the social behavior of children with high-functioning autism and Asperger’s and its effect on school performance.
Dr. Clauselle is a member of the American Psychological Association, the National Association of School Psychologists and the New York Association of School Psychologists. She is also the co-author of the article “Bender Gestalt Recall as a Measure of Short-Term Visual Memory in Children and Adolescents with Psychotics and Other Severe Disorders,” which was published in Perceptual and Motor Skills.
Registration is $299 and can be done online at www.nbi-sems.com.