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Study:Young Children with Autism Benefit Regardless of High-Quality Treatment Model
Researchers at UNC Chapel Hill have found that preschoolers with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who receive high-quality early intervention benefit developmentally regardless of the treatment model used – a surprising result that may have important implications for special-education programs and school classrooms across the country.
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From Dr. Grace Baranek, Associate Chair for Research
We’re only half way through academic year 2013-2014 and already there are several noteworthy accomplishments!
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Research Team Receives Editors’ Award from the American Journal of SLP
Speech and Hearing Sciences Professors Linda Watson and Betsy Crais, Occupational Science Professor Grace Baranek, and Speech and Hearing Sciences PhD graduates Jessica Dykstra and Kaitlyn Wilson authored an article that received the 2013 Editors’ Award from the American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology.
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PhD Student Wins ASHA Scholarship
Nicole Corbin, a second-year Speech and Hearing Sciences PhD student, has been awarded a $5,000 ASHA Foundation Graduate Student Scholarship.
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Student Spotlight: Ilana Levin
Dr. Ilana Levin, PT, DPT, is a current Human Movement Science PhD student. Her research interests include factors contributing to decreased mobility in individuals with neurodevelopmental disabilities (cerebral palsy in particular) and intervention programs to increase functional mobility in this population.
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Student Research News Summer 2013
Cunningham Receives SPARC Award * Hodson Completes NIH/NICD Summer Fellowship * Gomez Receives NICD Travel Award * Mamo Awarded New Century Scholars Doctoral Fellowship * White Receives NICD Grant * Wutzke Selected as Neuromuscular Plasticity Scholar * Timko Wins Diversity Award
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Faculty and PhD Students Participate in Joint International Conference in Occupational Science
The 2014 Society for the Study of Occupation: USA, the Canadian Society of Occupational Scientists, and the International Society for Occupational Science Joint International Conference in Occupational Science, hosted by St. Catherine University, convened October 16-18 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Research in the DAHS: Looking Back – and Forward
As I sit down to write this, and look back over 13 years of research in the DAHS, two old advertising tag-lines keep popping into my head: “You’ve come a long way, Baby!” and “You made it the old fashioned way, you earned it!”
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SEP Hosts Research Symposium at Gatlinburg Conference
The Sensory Experiences Project (SEP) team, led by Dr. Grace Baranek, recently hosted a research symposium, titled "Characterizing Sensory Features in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Behavior and Physiology," at the Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.
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Occupational Science PhD Students Receive Awards to Support Research
Three Occupational Science doctoral students, Valerie Fox, Anne V. Kirby, and Adrienne Miao, have been selected to receive $800 research awards from the Society for the Study of Occupation (SSO): USA. The SSO: USA announced the awards in July. Students were selected based on the strength of the grant proposals they submitted.
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