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2012 ICDL Online Conference

Developing Human Potential through DIRFloortime,
Self-Determination and Mindsight

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Through The Lifespan
Autism, Neurodiversity, & Self-Determination: Working Toward a More Inclusive Society 
Mindful Parents, Reflective Therapists, Great Kids
Morning Presentation

Working Toward a More
Inclusive Society

Morton Ann Gernsbacher, Ph.D.

Ari Ne'eman, Founder of ASAN

Josh Feder, MD

Morning Presentation

Mindsight, the Social Brain, and Interpersonal Relationships

Dan Siegel, MD

Director, Mindsight InstituteDr. Siegel is currently clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine where he is on the faculty of the Center for Culture, Brain, and Development and the Co-Director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center. An award-winning educator, he is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and recipient of several honorary fellowships.Dr. Siegel is also the Executive Director of the Mindsight Institute, an educational organization, which offers online learning and in-person lectures that focus on how the development of mindsight in individuals, families and communities can be enhanced by examining the interface of human relationships and basic biological processes.

Afternoon Sessions 1:

Rethinking Masculinity: Fathers of Children with Autism
Robert Naseef, Ph.D.

Loud Hands Project
Julia Bascom, ASAN

The World of Affect Across Cultures
Mili Cordero, OTR, EdD
Lorraine Ehlers-Flint, PhD

 Afternoon Sessions 2:

Supporting Parents With Depression and Other Diagnoses
Ira Glovinsky, Ph.D., Cindy Puccio, MA, LCSW, Joyce Steinman, MA, CCC-SLP

The Power of Affect in the Classroom Dave Nelson, MS.

DIRFloortime at Home: Meaningful interactions for the whole family
Kathy Platzman, Ph.D
Molly R. Witten, Ph.D.


Afternoon Presentations

The Psychology of Global Interdependency:

Developing Human Potential from the Ground Up

Gerard Costa, Ph.D.

Commentary: Dan Siegel, MD


Cultivating Mindsight Through Nurturing Relationships

Rebecca Shahmoon-Shanok, Ph.D

Closing Remarks

Dan Siegel, MD

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