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Science Cafe: Autism

The next cafe is scheduled for Tuesday, May 6, 7:00 pm, at the Slowdown. Please join Amanda Zangrillo, Psy.D., an assistant professor and case manager for the severe behavior disorder program in the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders at the Munroe-Meyer Institute at UNMC, as she presents on “Autism.”

Dr. Zangrillo will discuss functional analysis of problem behaviors, treatment and prevention of problem behavior, verbal behavior and skill acquisition in early learners with autism spectrum disorders.

 She has a doctorate of psychology from the University of Southern Maine, a master of science in educational psychology from Georgia State University and a bachelor of science in human development and family life from the University of Kansas.

Science Cafés involve a face-to-face conversation with a scientist about current science topics. They are open to everyone (21 and older), and take place in casual settings like pubs and coffeehouses. A science café's casual meeting place, plain language, and inclusive conversation create a welcoming and comfortable atmosphere for people with no science background. Each meeting is organized around an interesting topic of conversation. A scientist gives a brief presentation followed by a question and answer period. Pizza will be provided by The Nebraska Coalition for Lifesaving Cures for the first 50 people. Pizza at 6:30, Talk at 7:00. 

Get there early to join the rest of the secular group and reserve yourself a chair!  Look for us on the stage to the left as you walk into the bar.

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  • Doris G

    Already signed up with one of the other CofR groups, so will see you all there!

    April 29, 2014

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