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Project ECHO Autism – Late Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 Cohort Just Announced

September 10, 2021

Registration for Project ECHO Autism is currently open for primary care providers (Fall 2021) and mental health providers (Spring 2022) in North Carolina who have individuals with an autism spectrum disorder of any age on their caseload and who would like to develop their expertise in working with this population. Your commitment to participation would include 90-minute teleconsultation events held two times monthly. Learn More

Statewide NC T-STEP Program – Now Recruiting for Fall 2021

September 9, 2021

TEACCH School Transition to Employment and Postsecondary Education (T-STEP) is an intervention developed to support the transition to employment and post-secondary education for 16-21-year-olds with Autism Spectrum Disorder who will or have received the Future-Ready Core high school diploma. Participation includes skill instruction, group practice, video modeling, and role-plays. Apply Now for Fall 2021!

The ABC’s of Autism Intervention Webinar – Recorded Versions Available

September 2, 2021

There is no “one-size-fits-all” intervention therapy option for autistic children. Understanding what is offered and choosing what is best for your child and family can be challenging. Get the facts from experts at the Autism Society of NC, the Duke Center for Autism and Brain Development, and UNC TEACCH Autism Program to help you evaluate your options and make an informed decision that meets your needs. If you missed the live webinar, recorded versions – english & spanish are now available.

New Caregiver/Client Corner Blog Post

February 24, 2021

One of the most important lessons we have learned over the past year is the importance of flexibility. Our top priority has remained serving our clients and families while keeping them safe…

Caregiver/Client Corner Blog Post February 24, 2021

February 24, 2021

One of the most important lessons we have learned over the past year is the importance of flexibility. Our top priority has remained serving our clients and families while keeping them safe. The combination of flexibility and continued service has resulted in finding ways to provide telehealth services, which remains an option for our families … Continued

TEACCH Year in Review

January 9, 2021

There is no doubt that 2020 has been a challenge for our TEACCH team and the families that we serve. Our word of the year was “pivot” as we worked to transition our clinical services to telehealth and our professional development programs to virtual trainings. These pivots have created some unexpected highlights in the midst of this crazy year, and we are excited to share them with you.

T-STEP Research Study – Now Recruiting!

December 15, 2020

The purpose of this research study is to learn more about what kinds of interventions help young adults with ASD. Through funding from the Department of Defense Autism Research Program, we want to compare two different transition to adulthood programs.

Caregiver/Client Corner Blog Post December 8, 2020

December 8, 2020

The UNC TEACCH Program offers early intervention services as well as intervention for school-age children with autism spectrum disorders. Working closely and collaboratively with families has always been central to TEACCH intervention. Our early intervention and school-age sessions involve a collaborative approach between parents, who are the experts in working with their children, and TEACCH … Continued