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The Gut-Brain Connection in Autism: from Research to Practice

Training Overview:

Register today for the live virtual training “The Gut-Brain Connection in Autism: From Research to Practice” which will be presented by Calliope Holingue, MPH, PhD.


Educators, school administrators, speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, social workers, psychologists, pediatricians, and other allied healthcare professionals. Parents, family members, and community members are also welcome to register.


Participants will:

  • Describe the potential pathways linking GI symptoms/gut dysregulation with ASD.
  • Identify approaches to identifying and managing GI symptoms in individuals with ASD.
  • Learn about the latest gut-microbiome research in autism.

About the Speaker:

Calliope Holingue, MPH, PhD, is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) and Department of Neuropsychology at Kennedy Krieger Institute. She received her MPH from the University of California, Berkeley, and her PhD in mental health from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. Her training is in psychiatric epidemiology and her research interest is the intersection between physical and mental health, particularly the gut-brain connection, in individuals with psychiatric disorders or developmental disabilities.


Contact Hanah Tanenholtz at or call (443) 923-7596.

Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) does not take responsibility for information shared in this public event. Please keep all questions general and do not disclose personal health information (PHI).

Tuesday, May 18 at 11:30am to 12:40pm

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