Skip to main content

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


September 14, 2010

Dr. Mesibov’s presentation in Japan to Dr. Sasaki Dr. Masami Sasaki was presented with the The Eric Schopler Lifetime Achievement Award by Dr. Gary Mesibov, former Director of the TEACCH program.  The presentation was made in Tokyo, Japan in late August at Waseda University, as part of the 9th annual Conference attended by 850 participants … Read more

August 2010–PEP-3 Translated into French; TTAP Translated in Japanese

August 25, 2010

Two highly respected assessment instruments, developed in the TEACCH program, the Psychoeducational Profile-Third Edition (PEP-3) and the TEACCH Transition Assessment Profile (TTAP) have recently been translated into French and Japanese, respectively. The PEP-3 is the popular developmental, educational, and behavioral assessment scale that has been used within the TEACCH program and across the world since … Read more

TEACCH Program to Move to AHEC. Search for Permanent Director Ongoing

July 16, 2010

TEACCH program to move to AHEC Search for permanent director ongoing July 16, 2010 — The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill announced today that its program for the Treatment and Education of Autistic and related Communication-handicapped Children, known as TEACCH, will be moved organizationally under the North Carolina Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) … Read more

July 2010–Dr. Gary Mesibov recognized with receipt of Autism Society of America’s Founder’s Award

July 13, 2010

Congratulations to Dr. Gary Mesibov, our former TEACCH Program Director, for receiving the prestigious Founder’s Award from the Autism Society of America in recognition of his years of leadership and contributions to TEACCH and the families we serve.  “Autism Society of America Announces 2010 Autism Champions, Honorees to be recognized at National Conference on July … Read more

Marcus Featured Speaker at Leah Rabin Memorial Conference

June 1, 2010

Dr. Lee Marcus, Consulting Psychologist and Former Clinical Director of the Chapel Hill TEACCH Center, was the featured speaker at a Conference in memory of Leah Rabin in Tel Aviv, Israel, on March 25, 2010. Dr. Marcus gave two presentations on adults with autism on the topics of vocational and leisure skills. The Conference was … Read more