Early Childhood National Summit

Summit Presentation Slides

Discovering the Keys to Opening Young Minds

Leonard Abbeduto, Ph.D. 
MIND Institute and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
University of California, Davis

Influencing the influencers

Vance Aloupis 
Chief Executive Officer, The Children’s Movement of Florida

Inspiring the initiatives for the next generation
Understanding the context for developing new initiatives

Judith Carta, Ph.D. 
Juniper Gardens Children Project
University of Kansas

Peering inside the black box: The biology linking childhood adversity and poor adult outcomes

Andrew Garner, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.A.P. 
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
C.W.R.U. School of Medicine

Early childhood education at a crossroads

Jacqueline Jones, Ph.D.  
President and Chief Executive Officer, Foundation for Child Development

Inspiring the initiatives for the next generation

Fred Volkmar, M.D.  
Child Study Center
Yale University

Bending the macrosystem toward justice for children

Barbara Bennett Woodhouse, J.D. 
Emory University