Publication by Dr. Ganz is Featured in the Journal Augmentative and Alternative Communication (TX UCEDD)
Dr. Ganz has a publication that is currently the featured article for the journal Augmentative and Alternative Communication and to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the journal and Augmentative and Alternative Communication Awareness Month.
A clinical research team conducting a pilot study of the Secret Agent Society at the USC-UCEDD at Children's Hospital Los Angeles has completed their pilot study and has made plans to train additional clinical staff to expand capacity to provide this clinical service to children and families in Southern California. The Secret Agent Society (SAS) is a 9-week social skills group for children with High Functioning Autism from the ages of 8 to 12 years developed by Renae Beaumont Ph.D. of the University of Queensland.
Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (TN UCEDD, LEND, IDDRC) Investigator appointed to Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the appointments of new and returning members to the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC), reauthorized under the Autism CARES Act. Julie Lounds Taylor, Ph.D., assistant professor of Pediatrics and Special Education and a Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (TN UCEDD, LEND, IDDRC) investigator, has been appointed as a new IACC member.
Location: Washington, DC
The 2015 AUCD Conference will be held at the Washington, DC, Renaissance Hotel.
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
For this webinar we are asking you to view this talk given by Dr. Sally Rogers from the MIND Institute at the Colorado UCEDD/LEND 50th Anniversary symposium. During the webinar Dr. Rogers will answer questions you may have and then she would like to discuss key points of the talk. We think this model will result in a more dynamic webinar. We will look forward to your feedback.
MCHB Update - DMCHWD
From Lauren Raskin Ramos
Autism Awareness Month provides a chance for us to acknowledge the collective accomplishments of MCHB's Autism CARES investments and to reflect on where we can continue to move forward to achieve our shared goals. As programs, we have a lot to celebrate!
National Disability Navigator Autism Spectrum Disorder Fact Sheet
This fact sheet is intended to help Navigators identify what issues are unique to consumers with autism spectrum disorder so that they can assist them as they make decisions related to their healthcare coverage.