JULIE DIEP, M.S.- CCC: April Meeting Presentation


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Julie Diep, Founder of Autism OC and Speaker for our April General Meeting.

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JULIE DIEP, M.S.- CCC: April Meeting Presentation

  2. 2. www.ocautism.com<br />
  3. 3. Presented by:<br />Julie ChauDiep, MS, CCC-SLP<br />Bilingual Speech-Language Pathologist<br />Executive Director<br />OC Autism<br />Director & Clinical Supervisor<br />Language and Speech (LAS) Therapy<br />
  4. 4. License & Credential<br /><ul><li>CA State Licensure
  5. 5. ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competency (CCC)
  6. 6. Clinical or Rehabilitative Services Credential</li></li></ul><li>Professional Affiliation<br /><ul><li>ASHA: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  7. 7. MSCC: Medical Speech-Language Pathology Council of California
  8. 8. INSAR: International Society of Autism Research
  9. 9. SPABA: Speech Pathology and Applied Behavior Analysis SIG</li></li></ul><li>Education: SLP<br />
  10. 10. Education: BCBA<br />
  11. 11. Language and Speech (LAS) Therapy Center in GG<br />
  12. 12. On-line Resource and Community Outreach<br /><ul><li>Monthly Event Calendar
  13. 13. Parent Consultation Meeting
  14. 14. Parent Professional Workshop
  15. 15. Community Outreach (TV/Radio/Newspaper)
  16. 16. Autism Awareness Events (Volunteer Opportunities)</li></li></ul><li>
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  18. 18. Autism is a group of development brain disorder that affects the child’s ability to speak and relate to world. <br />What is Autism?<br />
  19. 19. Social, communication and behavioral problems may negatively impact the child’s development, educational progress, community involvement and vocational growth. <br />
  20. 20. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that about 1 in 110 children have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). <br />
  21. 21. There are about10 million cases worldwide and 1.5 million in the United States. The Regional Center of Orange County provides services to about 4,000 individuals with Autism.<br />
  22. 22. Regional Center of Orange County (RCOC):<br />
  23. 23. School Psychologists CANNOT diagnose Autism. A medical diagnosis by a Pediatric Neurololgist is recommended. <br />DIAGNOSIS: Pediatric Neurologist or Developmental Pediatrician<br />
  24. 24. RED FLAGS:<br /><ul><li>No social smiles and visual tracking by 6 months
  25. 25. No baby talk and verbal exchanges by 9 months
  26. 26. No pointing, waving and gesturing by 12 months
  27. 27. No words or use of 1-word frequently by 15 months
  28. 28. Does not use mommy or daddy by 18 months</li></li></ul><li>An intensive multi-disciplinary therapy approach may be required to facilitate speech and language development. <br />TREATMENT: ST, ABA, OT<br />
  29. 29. The cause of Autism is unknown. However, we know that it affects the development of the brain and may be related to specific regions of the brain.<br />FAQ: What causes Autism?<br />
  30. 30. No, researchers have shown that there are no causal effect between vaccination and Autism. Please make sure your child receives all his shots to avoid preventable diseases.<br />FAQ: Do vaccines cause Autism?<br />
  31. 31. Early signs of Autism may appear prior to age 1. However, many children are not diagnosed until 24-months or much later.<br />FAQ: When can Autism be diagnosed?<br />
  32. 32. Since Autism is a disease of the brain, it is not curable. However, intensive therapy has been proven to be effective in reversing many of the negative side effects. <br />FAQ: Is Autism curable?<br />
  33. 33. The National Research Council reported an estimated cost of $3.2 million per child. Early intervention may yield a 65% reduction in spending.<br />
  34. 34. Contact Us:<br />Julie ChauDiep, MS, CCC-SLP<br />julie.diep@lastherapy.com<br />Danny Luong, Community Liason<br />contacts@ocautism.com<br />(714) 539-6207 office <br />
  35. 35. AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH CELEBRATION<br />Hosted by: OC Autism in collaboration with VPDCA & HCF<br />Date/Time: Sunday, April 24, 2011 at 2:00pm (Party) <br />Location: Adventure City Family Theme Park (Anaheim)<br />Park Hours: Opens 11am to 7pm (Rides and Attractions)<br />Admission: Discounted rate of $10.95 per person at the door<br />Description: Rides, Party, Awards Ceremony and Slideshow<br />More Info: www.adventurecity.com <br />Admissions: $10.96 per person (adult or child tickets)<br />