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Mar 27, 2014

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.

Mar 13, 2014

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.

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Feb 27, 2014

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.

Feb 06, 2014

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.

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.

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.

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