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.
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Brenna Maddox, PhD, implementation scientist at UNC TEACCH, will lead a study to help autistic adults, clinicians, and other key stakeholders select which mental health intervention is the best fit for individual patients.
Efficient, modern, and breathtaking in its scope, UNC TEACCH celebrates its 50th anniversary as a stellar demonstration of commitment, excellence, and collaboration to help individuals with autism and their families across the state and around the world.
Congratulations to Jenny Eigenraugh as the recipient of the 2022 Mesibov Award and Daniel Lilies as the recipient of the 2022 Miggie Award.
In honor of his unwavering commitment to enhancing the quality of life for people with autism and their families. Congratulations Dr. Marcus!
Registration for Project ECHO Mental Health is currently open for mental health providers (September 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.
An interdisciplinary team across multiple departments at UNC-Chapel Hill has been awarded a new grant to create a statewide employment collaborative to identify current strengths and barriers of existing transition services, expand and strengthen transition services, and facilitate improved transition from school to postsecondary education and employment.
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. Available at several community colleges across North Carolina. Apply Now for Summer 2022!
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.
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…