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New Data on ASD released by CDC

March 29, 2012

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates 1 in 88 children (11.3 per 1,000) has been identified with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). For more information regarding CDC release of new data on ASD, click on the links below: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) CDC Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Autism Speaks … Read more

TEACCH Comments on the Proposed DSM-5 Diagnostic Criteria – Feb. 3, 2012

February 4, 2012

TEACCH Autism Program Comments on the Proposed DSM-5 Diagnostic Criteria February 3, 2012 At TEACCH we have been getting many questions about the proposed diagnostic criteria for Autism Spectrum Disorder in the DSM-5. In short, the new diagnostic criteria will not change our TEACCH Autism Program services. We currently provide services to all individuals across … Read more

TEACCH moved to AHEC Sept. 1, 2011

September 8, 2011

The program for the Treatment and Education of Autistic and related Communication-handicapped Children (TEACCH), will be moved organizationally under the North Carolina Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) program, effective Sept. 1, 2011, with the arrival of the new director, Laura Klinger, Ph.D. TEACCH has reported to the dean’s office of the School of Medicine since … Read more

Honorary Doctorate Degree awarded to Dr. Gary Mesibov

July 20, 2011

Professor Gary Mesibov has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate Degree from The University of Northampton during Summer Graduation Ceremonies today (19 July 2011). Professor Mesibov was recognized for his outstanding contribution over more than 30 years to the understanding and support of children and young people with Autistic Spectrum Disorders. Professor Mesibov’s work as a … Read more

New TEACCH Director Appointed

July 14, 2011

Dr. Laura Klinger Laura Grofer Klinger, Ph.D., a leading autism researcher, will be appointed Director of the Treatment and Education of Autistic and Communication related handicapped Children (TEACCH) program in the UNC School of Medicine effective September 1, 2011. She will also serve as Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry in the School of … Read more