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Atlantic General Hospital to Host Virtual Autism Conference in August

Atlantic General Hospital to Host Virtual Autism Conference in August

Berlin, Md. Atlantic General Hospital is presenting the 4th Annual Autism Awareness Conference on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. The conference will be held virtually this year. This event is free to the community; internet access is required to participate in the conference.

Guest speakers:

Katie Busacca, licensed and registered dietitian at Atlantic General and the John H. ‘Jack’ Burbage, Jr. Regional Cancer Care Center, will be discussing “Autism and Nutrition Research: Fact or Fiction.”

Maureen van Stone, Esq., director of the Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities (MCDD) at Kennedy Krieger Institute, will discuss “Special Education Law and the COVID-19 Pandemic.”

Dr. Deepa Menon, assistant medical director at the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) at Kennedy Krieger Institute, will discuss “Behavioral and Medical Challenges in Children with Special Healthcare Needs during COVID-19.”

Advance registration is required by August 5th. Please call 410-641-9268 or email to register.


4th Annual Autism Awareness Conference

Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Time: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Location: Virtual

About Atlantic General Hospital

Atlantic General Hospital has been providing quality health care to the residents of Worcester, Wicomico, Somerset (Md.) and Sussex (Del.) counties since May 1993. Built by the commitment and generosity of a dedicated community, the hospital’s state-of-the-art facility in Berlin, Md., combines old-fashioned personal attention with the latest in technology and services. It provides quality specialty care such as weight loss surgery, orthopedics, outpatient infusion and chemotherapy for individuals with cancer or blood/autoimmune disorders, and a comprehensive women’s diagnostic center. Atlantic General Health System, its network of more than 40 primary care providers and specialists, care for residents and visitors throughout the region. For more information about Atlantic General Hospital, visit