Primary Care Psychiatry Foundation

High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in Young Adults: From Overwhelming Challenges to What Success Looks Like


Saturday, November 23, 2019 from 7:15 AM to 4:45 PM EST
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Marion University College of Osteopathic Medicine 
3200 Cold Spring Rd.
Indianapolis, IN 46222

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Event Overview

We are pleased to invite you to the upcoming November 23, 2019 Continuing Medical Education Conference.

The Primary Care Psychiatry Foundation (PCPF) Conference, entitled High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in Young Adults: From Overwhelming Challenges to What Success Looks Like, will be held on November 23, 2019 at Marian University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis, IN 46222.

The following topics will be presented:

  • Diagnosis of ASD Across the Lifespan
  • We have the Diagnosis…Now what?”  
  • Enhancing Psychiatric Care of ASD Young Adults: Psychiatric Comorbidities
  • Panel Discussion of Experts: Challenges and Successes
  • ASD, Gender Identity, and Sexuality: A Nonjudgmental Dialogue
  • Enhancing the Medical Care of ASD Young Adults: Medical Comorbidities
  • “What Does Success Look Like: the Transition from High School…”  


After completing this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe four key diagnostic features of ASD in young adults
  • List four potential (educational, vocational, interpersonal) benefits of having a formal ASD diagnosis
  • Recognize five commonly occurring ASD psychiatric comorbidities
  • List five commonly occurring ASD medical comorbidities
  • Describe two common challenges and two examples of success in the lives of young ASD adults
  • Provide two pieces of evidence to support a relationship between ASD and gender dysphoria
  • List four professional/community resources which increase high school to college transition success

Additional Event Details

  • Registration is limited to the first 160 attendees.
  • Community Health Network designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • Early Bird Rates prior to September 1st are $150 per MD/DO and $125 for Other Professionals.
  • Regular Rates prior to October 1, 2019 are $175 per MD/DO and $150 for Other Professionals.
  • Late Rates on or after November 1st are $200 per MD/DO and $175 for Other Professionals.
  • Up to 10 trainees per institution may attend this conference at no charge with training institution support of $500 (earmarked for trainee education) to our 501 c 3 non-profit foundation (PCPF).
  • Breakfast and lunch to be included in the registration fee.

Click here for additional conference information and a printable registration form.