Topic: Autism

Free Training Offered to Parents of Children with Autism

Oct. 9, 2017
Project SKILLS

UT Austin's Speech and Hearing Center offers free training through Project SKILLS to parents of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). 

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For Kids With Autism, Imitation Is Key on Road to Speech

April 4, 2017
Teacher gesturing with student with autism

UT Austin research points to kids with autism’s imitation behavior as most important predictor of a key stage in their development toward flexible speech, which gives researchers more clarity about the timing of intervention.

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Helping Children with Autism Communicate

Nov. 21, 2016
UT Austin Speech and Hearing Center, autism, Moody College of Communication

Texans can now access free training to enhance language and communication skills of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) through a new program at UT Austin.

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A New Look at Language Delay in Children With Autism

April 2, 2015

A new study by a linguistics professor and an alumnus from The University of Texas at Austin sheds light on a well-known linguistic characteristic of autistic children their reluctance to use pronouns paving the way for more accurate diagnostics.

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This Semester I'm Working On ... Autism Research

March 9, 2015
This Semester I'm Working On ... Researching Autism and Parental Stress

This new series explores what Longhorns are passionately pursuing during their time on campus. First up, psychology major and student researcher Kassandra Martinez.

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