The Auburn School

Growing the social and academic potential of bright students with social and communication challenges

  • Each Campus runs a free speaker series open to current and prospective parents, professionals and members of the community. Space is limited and advanced registration is required.

    Please click here to register


  • Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 9:00am
    Alternative Educational Resources: A Parent's Guide for Navigating the Process
    Amy Brannock, educational consultant

    Thursday, November 10, 2016, 9:00am
    Managing Challenging Behaviors at Home
    Dr. Erin Camp Ph.D., BCBA-D, LBA, Regional Director, Little Leaves Behavioral Services

    Tuesday, December 6th, 2016, 6:00pm 
    An Introduction to Cognitive Profile - explanation of psychological testing and breakdown of scores, with a discussion around IQ and executive functioning
    Dr. Eric Lane

    Tuesday, January 31, 2017, 9:00-10:30am
    The Basics of Special Needs Financial Planning
    Mr. Colin Meeks
    *snow date February 1, 2017 @9:00am

    Tuesday, March 28, 2017,  6:00pm
    Life After Auburn: Transition Panel Discussion
    Baltimore community professionals and admissions colleagues

     Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 6:00pm
    How the Symptoms of ASD, Anxiety, ADHD and Related Disorders Change Developmentally from Birth Through Adolescence
    Dr. Harper Johnston, Ph.D & Licensed Psychologist, Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital


  • October 19, 2016, 7:30-9:00pm
    Fostering Independence and Self-Advocacy: College Preparation for the Child who Learns Differently
    Judith S. Bass, CEP 

    January 11, 2017, 7:30-9:00pm
    Developing Self- Motivation in Students with Social and Self Regulatory Difficulties
    Dr. William R. Stixrud, Ph.D.

    February 22, 2017, 7:30-9:00pm
    Siblings in Special Needs Families
    Dr. Kristi Guadagnoli, PsyD. 

    April 19, 2017, 7:30-9:00pm
    Adolescence and ASD: Executive Function, Self-Awareness and Transition to Adulthood
    Dr. John Strang, PsyD.

Silver Spring

  • Tuesday, October 20, 2016, 6:30-8:00pm
    Strategies for Transitioning to High School Panel
    Janet Price, Director – Community Education and Transition at College Living Experience

    Thursday, November 17, 2016, 6:30 –8:00pm
    Coaching Adolescents about the Social Aspects of Sexual Development
    Joshua Metz, LCSW

    Thursday, January 5, 2017, 6:30 –8:00pm
    When ADHD, Anxiety and Autism Coexist
    Dr. Shapiro

    Thursday, March 2, 2017, 9:00-10:00am
    The Basics of Special Needs Planning: Getting Your Questions Answered
    Colin Meeks - CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional of Maryland Financial Advocates and Maedi Tanham Carney, CFP®, CWIC of M&L Special Needs Planning, LLC