Expert on autism spectrum disorders to speak at UAB

Brenda Smith Myles, Ph.D., will present the 11th annual Glenwood Endowed Lecture at the UAB Alumni House on April 15.

SOPH banner1The 11th annual Glenwood Endowed Lecture, featuring Brenda Smith Myles, Ph.D., internationally recognized expert on Asperger syndrome and autism, will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 15, in the University of Alabama at Birmingham Alumni House, 1301 10th Ave. South.

Myles will present “Hidden Curriculum: Practical Solutions for Understanding Unstated Rules in Social Situations.” Hidden Curriculum refers to the unspoken rules and guidance needed for daily interactions that are not directly taught, but assumed to be known. There will be time for questions and answers following the lecture.

The Glenwood Endowed Lectureship began in 2005 as a collaboration between Glenwood Autism & Behavioral Health Center and the UAB School of Public Health. The lectureship focuses on the health effects of — and care responses to — behavioral health disorders such as autism.

This event is free to the first 200 registrants at www.glenwood.org/2015lecture.

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