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Simple strategies used by parents lead to improvements in one-year-olds at risk for autism spectrum disorder

Dr. Lauren Turner-Brown, Assistant Director of the TEACCH Autism Program, served as Co-Principal Investigator on a new study that demonstrated how a collection of simple strategies used by parents can lead to significant improvements in one-year-olds at risk for autism spectrum disorder (ASD).     READ ARTICLE

Carolina ranked No. 1 public in autism research - Carolina is the No. 1 public institution in the world for autism research, according to a 2012 report from the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee, a federal advisory committee. Ranked No. 2 overall, Carolina is just behind Harvard University. read more