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Project ECHO Autism Sessions for Medical Providers and Mental Health Providers

March 15, 2024

Autism affects 1 out of every 36 children in NC. Referrals to specialty clinics often involve travel and long waitlists for families. We want to support local primary care providers and local behavioral health providers to improve their knowledge and confidence in providing evidence-based strategies and treatment to individuals with ASD. Sessions start in April, 2024.

TEACCH Five-Day Classroom Training – Summer Sessions

March 4, 2024

TEACCH’s Five-Day Classroom Training provides a theoretical foundation as well as hands-on opportunities to assess and teach individuals on the autism spectrum in a demonstration classroom setting. Registration for Summer 2024 is now open.

BFAST – New resource website designed for Black families

February 7, 2024

BFAST has officially launched! BFAST is a new website designed for Black families, created in partnership with members of the Black Community, to help parents of autistic children access resources across NC. The website includes families sharing their stories through videos and interactive tools, with a focus on what to expect along the journey, how to build a team, and ways to feel empowered.

TEACCH is now recruiting faculty members

November 8, 2023

We are pleased to share that the UNC TEACCH Autism Program is now recruiting faculty members for both clinical (fixed term) and research tenure-track positions.

Work Together NC wins NCDHHS award

October 20, 2023

The award was given to Work Together NC and will support the Inclusion Works initiative. Congratulations to Brianne Tomaszewski and her research team.

2023 TEACCH Award Goes to Dr. Juan  Prandoni!

October 13, 2023

Dr. Prandoni is a clinical psychologist and the Training Director at El Futuro, a community mental health clinic that provides bilingual therapy services to the Latine community in Durham, North Carolina.

How We Talk About Autism and Why it Matters Webinar

May 26, 2023

Person-first or identity-first language? Is it okay to say high or low functioning? How do we avoid ableism and describe autism in an affirming way? This webinar discusses how to use language that effectively communicates respect and inclusion when we communicate about autism with clients, families, the community, and in research.

Registration for Medical and Mental Health Project ECHO Autism Now Open!

December 13, 2022

Registration for Project ECHO Autism is currently open for primary care providers in North Carolina and mental health professionals who work with individuals on the autism spectrum of any age in their caseload and who would like to develop their expertise in working with this population.