First Annual NC Autism Parent Retreat

June 13, 2018

The purpose is to give parents the opportunity to reflect on their journey as a parent of a child with autism, and spend time with other parents in a relaxing, casual, and accepting atmosphere.

Sensory Friendly Science: Friday Family Night – July 13, 2018

June 1, 2018

Enjoy an evening of science discovery together at the Museum of Life and Science. Starting at 5:30pm, the Museum will open exclusively for visitors with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other related sensory challenges and their families.

Sensory Friendly Santa Train at Museum of Life and Science in Durham

October 30, 2017

The Museum of Life and Science in Durham will offer sensory-friendly Santa Train rides for guests with Autism Spectrum Disorder and similar needs. Train rides will include no yelling in the tunnel and no whistle sound; additional sounds and some lights will be lowered. Additional staff and volunteers from UNC TEACCH Autism Program will be … Continued

TEACCH Autism Program is part of the new UNC Autism Research Center

August 16, 2017

UNC-Chapel Hill has long been one of the world’s premier autism research universities, and now its expertise and leading research programs will fall under one virtual roof at the UNC Autism Research Center. The goal of the new center is to accelerate the creation of more effective, personalized treatments and interventions for the millions of … Continued

2017 UNC TEACCH Autism Program Conference Registration Now Open

June 16, 2017

37th UNC TEACCH Autism Program Conference TARGETED INTERVENTIONS: Executive Function, Emotion Regulation, Social Skills and Substance Abuse Thursday and Friday, October 12 &13, 20179:00am – 4:15pm both days (check-in 8:00am) View Brochure The 37th UNC TEACCH Autism Conference is specifically designed to educate professionals about targeted interventions to improve quality of life for individuals with … Continued