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UNC TEACCH Autism Program Presents: A Free Webinar Series on Dual Diagnosis and other Complex Issues in Autism: Identification and Treatment

December 9, 2015

Made possible by a grant from the North Carolina Area Health Education Center (AHEC) The TEACCH Autism Program, with support from North Carolina AHEC, is collaborating with experts in the field of mental health services to create and offer a series of interactive webinars on critical topics in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) with comorbid psychiatric … Read more

Beyond THE BASICS: Advanced Applications of TEACCH Principles and Practices Seminar – Registration open for spring session

November 6, 2015

This three and a half day seminar is designed as continuing professional development for teachers, speech clinicians, psychologists, occupational therapists, or other professionals working in the field of autism. Topics addressed include extensions of content presented at the TEACCH Five-Day Classroom training as well as skills that will help professionals move beyond the basic implementation … Read more

TEACCH Announces Five Day Training Session in April 2016

November 6, 2015

TEACCH FIVE-DAY CLASSROOM TRAININGElementary through High School, Ages 6-21 April 4th through April 8th, 2016 at the Carolina Living & Learning Center in Pittsboro, North Carolina Space is limited to 25 – spaces will fill quickly. This five-day hands-on course provides a theoretical foundation as well as hands-on opportunities to assess and teach school-aged children … Read more

DSM-5 and the Childhood Rating Scale – High Functioning (CARS2-HF) Workshop

October 23, 2015

The Chapel Hill TEACCH Center is hosting a one-day workshop for professionals involved with diagnosis and assessment of children, adolescents and adults perceived to have autism. The workshop will use a case-oriented style covering how the DSM-5 defines Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and how this definition affects diagnoses and assessments. In addition, the workshop will … Read more

TEACCH Tips – HALLOWEEN

October 21, 2015

While Halloween is meant to be a fun holiday, it can be stressful for children with ASD for many reasons. We feel like it is a perfect time to share a social story and some tips for trick or treating. Click here to view pdf

TEACCH Training in Romania

October 16, 2015

Pictured here are Nicole and Allison with the parents and staff from their center who attended the training. Nicole Ginn from the Fayettevile TEACCH Center and Allison Butwinski from the Greensboro TEACCH Center recently traveled to Cluj Napoca, Romania to complete a 3 day Fundamentals of Structured TEACCHing workshop with the Asociatia Autism Transilvania.

Autism Health Insurance Law

October 15, 2015

Governor McCrory signed the autism insurance bill into law today in Charlotte. TEACCH staff along with NC groups including ASNC, NCPA, The Arc, The Duke Autism Center and families were all there for this important day. Thanks to all in the state who made this happen!

The 2015 TEACCH Award Goes To Jenny Eigenrauch

October 5, 2015

Laura Klinger, Director of TEACCH presenting award to Jenny Eigenrauch at the 2015 TEACCH Conference The TEACCH Award is given to a person in the community who is making a significant impact on the lives of children in our North Carolina community. The award was presented today at the TEACCH Conference to Jenny Eigenrauch, a … Read more

Free Developmental Screening Event in Fayetteville, NC

July 1, 2015

Do you have concerns about your child? Does your child seem to be in his or her own world? Has your child stopped saying or doing things they used to be able to do? Have you heard “let’s wait and see?” Is your child difficult to soothe or comfort? Does your child seem to get … Read more

Autism Health Insurance Bill Updates

April 10, 2015

There is unprecedented support from providers and organizations across the state to bring autism insurance coverage to North Carolina. Senate Bill 676 was introduced by Senators Apodaca and Krawiec and co-signed by ten other Senators. UPDATE: The Senate passed bill 676 Tuesday, April 28th with a vote of 47 in favor and 1 apposed. Senator … Read more