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The TEACCH conference offers a unique program that brings together scholars, researchers, clinical and educational providers, and family members to learn about the latest developments in understanding and treating ASD. Please consider supporting the conference with a sponsorship or exhibitor table.
The Museum of Life and Science in Durham will offer sensory-friendly Santa Train rides for guests with Autism Spectrum Disorder and similar needs. Train rides will include no yelling in the tunnel and no whistle sound; additional sounds and some lights will be lowered. Additional staff and volunteers from UNC TEACCH Autism Program will be … Continued
UNC-Chapel Hill has long been one of the world’s premier autism research universities, and now its expertise and leading research programs will fall under one virtual roof at the UNC Autism Research Center. The goal of the new center is to accelerate the creation of more effective, personalized treatments and interventions for the millions of … Continued
Dr. Laura Klinger, Executive Director of UNC TEACCH Autism Program She works with Big Bird, colleges and companies to raise awareness, acceptance of autism. When Big Bird met Julia earlier this year, it was an important moment, even if they didn’t hit it off at first. The iconic yellow bird was dismayed when the new … Continued
37th UNC TEACCH Autism Program Conference TARGETED INTERVENTIONS: Executive Function, Emotion Regulation, Social Skills and Substance Abuse Thursday and Friday, October 12 &13, 20179:00am – 4:15pm both days (check-in 8:00am) View Brochure The 37th UNC TEACCH Autism Conference is specifically designed to educate professionals about targeted interventions to improve quality of life for individuals with … Continued