Learn about emerging research on the effectiveness of cannabidivarin (CBDV) on irritability and repetitive behaviors in children with ASD. CBDV is a non-psychoactive chemical compound and does not cause a “high” – research suggests cannabis extract holds hope for treating autism symptoms based on the success it’s had reducing seizure activity.

About the speaker:

Eric Hollander, M.D. is a Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Director of the Autism and Obsessive Compulsive Spectrum Program, and the Anxiety and Depression Program, at Montefiore Medical Center and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Previously he served as the Esther and Joseph Klingenstein Professor and Chair of Psychiatry at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and was Director of the Seaver and NY Autism Center of Excellence in New York City. Before then he served as Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. Learn more

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Help for Picky Eaters

September 9th, 2015|Challenging Behaviors, Nutrition, Parenting, Webinar|

No continuing education units were offered, but free certificates of participation are available upon successful completion of a brief knowledge quiz at: https://www.classmarker.com/online-test/start/?quiz=bmd55ee10d4748fd Many children with autism spectrum disorders develop food selectivity, or