An online course created at UMass Medical School provides parents of children on the autism spectrum with the information to help them understand their needs and complex education regimens, according to a Fox 25 Morning News segment.
UMass Medical School biological psychologist Curtis K Deutsch, PhD, told MedPage Today further investigation is needed to analyze the extent and statistical properties of brain disruption in children with autism described in a study.
UMass Medical School research has found that children with autism spectrum disorders are at equal or greater risk of developing obesity compared to their peers, according to an article in The Huffington Post.
UMass Medical School researchers are developing tools to help teach communications skills to nonverbal children on the autism spectrum who struggle to understand that pictures relate to real-life objects or events.
The Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental & Related Disabilities Program, a 9-month leadership program in the field of developmental disabilities at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center, is accepting applications for the 2014-2015 academic year.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.