There, they helped clear a path for the children and families who lack the robust, well-organized resources for help that are more common in America.
Partners of the Americas, an organization that links people in the United States with people in Latin American and Caribbean countries based on common interests, had identified a need for autism assistance in Bolivia. They contacted Patsy Pierce, a former UNC faculty member in speech and hearing sciences who had worked with the group concerning other childhood disabilities. Pierce led them to Watson and Crais.
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