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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