Seminar: Rebecca Landa, PhD, CCC-SLP, “Detecting Autism Early: Risk Indicators and Innovation in Screening”
March 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Rebecca Landa, PhD
Kennedy Krieger Institute
About the Speaker: Dr. Landa obtained her master’s degree at the Pennsylvania State University and her doctorate at the University of Washington. She completed post-doctoral training in psychiatric genetics at Johns Hopkins. She is the recipient of the NIMH Shannon Award for excellent and innovative research, as well as the Rita Rudel Prize for Developmental Neuropsychology. Landa is also the recipient of the 2009 Alumni Recognition Award from the College of Human Health and Development of the Pennsylvania State University. Landa received the Speaker’s Medallion Award, Maryland State House 2014. She was awarded the 2015 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year award from the University of Washington Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, and was the 2016 David E. Yoder Symposium Awardee, University of North Carolina. In summer 2017, Landa was named to Parents Magazine Board of Advisors, contributing and weighing in on mental health topics.
Landa is a speech-language pathologist. She has practiced in the public schools, university clinics and hospital settings. Landa has consulted with schools and families on an international level to establish state-of-the-science educational programming for children with autism spectrum disorders.
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The seminar series is funded by the John D. Wiley Conference Center Fund, the Friends of the Waisman Center and NIH grant U54 HD090256.