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Teresa Mitchell believes study could lead to earlier autism interventions.
Teresa Mitchell believes study could lead to earlier autism interventions.
Nov 27, 2013

Autism researcher Teresa Mitchell, PhD, of the UMass Medical School's Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center, comments on a recent study that found autism spectrum disorder indicators might begin to show up in infants as young as 2 months old.

Nov 07, 2013

UMass Medical School experts in the area of behavior analysis and its role in helping children with disabilities to present at Association for Behavior Analysis International’s conference in Chicago.

Oct 17, 2013

Nate Trull, a self-advocate with a developmental disability, created a self-advocate emergency training program for the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center, a unit within UMass Medical School's Commonwealth Medicine division.

Do you stay or do you go?
The Shriver team
Sep 20, 2013

The Emergency Preparedness and Response Initiative at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center, a unit within UMass Medical School’s Commonwealth Medicine division, promotes equitable and efficient emergency planning and response for people with disabilities.

Sep 13, 2013

Sue Wolf-Fordham, who runs the Shriver Center’s Emergency Preparedness and Response Initiative, talks about the needs of people with disabilities during emergencies in a video for the Together We’re Ready campaign.

Aug 13, 2013

The Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center is using a new tool to advance its research on behalf of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Find out how a new mobile laboratory is helping to reduce barriers to research participation for students and their families.

Pediatrician training developed from Considering Culture in Autism screening kit
Elaine M. Gabovitch, MPA, an autism expert at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center.
Jul 29, 2013

Elaine M. Gabovitch, an autism expert at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center, was just awarded $80,000 to develop and test a culturally competent autism screening teaching module for pediatricians.

May 29, 2013

Produced by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center, the online course aims to help parents understand behavioral intervention, an evidence-based program designed to help people with autism.

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