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NIMH Special Event for Autism Awareness Month - As One: The Autism Project

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NIMH Special Event for Autism Awareness Month - As One: The Autism Project
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Date: Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. Eastern
Agenda: The National Institute of Mental Health and Office of Autism Research Coordination are pleased to invite you to attend our annual special event to recognize National Autism Awareness Month. We will be hosting a screening of the documentary film As One: The Autism Project, which was commissioned by Her Highness Sheikha Shamsa bint Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to raise awareness of autism spectrum disorder. The event will feature a screening of the film followed by a discussion with the film director, Ms. Hana Makki, and Ms. Sharifa Yateem, a behavioral therapist who worked with the children and families featured in the film.

Agenda:
6:00 p.m. - Introductions
6:10 p.m. – Film screening
7:45 p.m. – Panel discussion

For those who may be viewing the event remotely, you may watch the introductions on the webcast and then access the film via the link provided below, which will allow viewing of the full film in high definition. Once you have viewed the film, please return to the webcast to hear the discussion. Image Nation has generously allowed the film to be freely available for viewing via this weblink on the IACC website until August 2017, allowing viewing both before and after the event.
Place: Lipsett Amphitheater
Building 10 (Clinical Center)
NIH Main Campus
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, Maryland 20892

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Map to Lipsett Amphitheater
Walking Directions to Lipsett Amphitheater:
  • From the North lobby entrance: Walk through the Atrium, passing Admissions on your right or the Pharmacy on your left, as well as several sets of elevators. Continue straight through the sliding glass doors. The Phlebotomy/EKG area will be directly in front of you. Make a left and continue down the corridor, passing the pediatric clinic on your left. Continue following the hallway as it turns diagonally to the right, then straight for a few feet. After you pass the dental clinic on your right, turn right into Lipsett Amphitheater.
  • From the South lobby entrance: Walk down either the hallway to your left or the hallway to your right. When the two hallways converge, you are standing in front of Masur Auditorium. Pass main elevators and turn right onto the North corridor. Walk by Medical Records, and then turn left at the second hallway. Lipsett Amphitheater is straight ahead.

In the interest of security, NIH has instituted stringent procedures for entrance onto the NIH campus. All visitor vehicles, including taxicabs, hotel, and airport shuttles will be inspected before being allowed on campus. Visitors will be asked to show one form of identification (for example, a government-issued photo ID, driver’s license, or passport) and to state the purpose of their visit.
Webcast: http://videocast.nih.gov/summary.asp?Live=22064
Conference Call Access: Phone: 888-282-8355
Access code: 6468585
Cost: The meeting is free and open to the public. No prior registration is required.
As One Home Page http://asoneautism.ae/. For access to the film, go to View Film below.

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