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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 9, 2010

Dr. Mesibov, a professor of psychiatry at the University of North Carolina, led the university’s Treatment and Education of Autistic and related Communication-handicapped Children (TEACCH) for more than 30 years. Through his work, Dr. Mesibov has helped serve individuals and families affected by autism with innovative diagnostic and supportive services that are now used throughout North Carolina and around the world. He has touched many lives and changed many people’s destinies, and for that, the Autism Society is pleased to present Dr. Mesibov with our prestigious Founder’s Award.”