NORTH COUNTY AUTISM MOM'S GROUP
Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tio Leo's Mexican Restaurant
3510 Valley Centre Dr.
San Diego, CA 92130
Dinner: Mexican Food (GF available)
Dinner is provided
Join us for the NFAR Mom's Group! It's is an opportunity for Moms to come together in a fun and relaxed setting. The group will meet the 3rd Thursday of the month for dinner and guest speakers. It's an opportunity to share resources, experiences and enjoy being with other moms of individuals with autism.
February Topic: Preparing Your Child for Adulthood - Executive Functioning Skills.
- What are Executive Functioning Skills
- Why are these important
- How I can help my child develop these skills
Guest Speakers: Dr. Mary Baker-Ericzén, Intricate Mind Institute
Dr. Mary Baker-Ericzén is a clinical psychologist, Research Scientist at Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego, Clinical Faculty at UC San Diego (UCSD),Adjunct Faculty at University of San Diego (USD), Operations Director at Child and Adolescent Services Research Center (CASRC) and Director of the Intricate Mind Institute (IMI) in San Diego. She has authored over 50 articles and book chapters.
Her research, funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Mental Health and foundations, focuses on improving community services (behavioral health, health and vocational) by increasing the use of evidence-based practices and measurement systems. She has developed interventions to improve services and outcomes for children through adults in the areas of autism spectrum disorders (ASD), executive functioning (EF), depression and behavior disorders.
Dr. Baker-Ericzén provides clinical services at the Intricate Mind Institute, LLC in San Diego which specializes in Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, tics, anxiety and mood disorders.