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The Emerge Center Staff Profile – Jane – Autism Services

Dr. Jane Morton, Licensed Psychologist and Director of Autism Services, explains The Emerge Center’s Program for Children with Autism, the only early intervention therapy program of its kind in Louisiana. Through its team treatment approach, Emerge’s therapists and staff work together and closely with families to empower each child to …

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Pathfinders For Autism 2016

A video created for the 2016 Finding Your Path Leadership Conference explaining what Autism is and highlighting the services and programs provided by Pathfinders For Autism. Pathfinders For Autism is an organization dedicated to helping individuals, parents and professionals find resources, supports and training while working to increase the awareness …

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Transgenic monkeys on autism spectrum?

Monkeys with autism-like symptoms could provide a model for developing new treatments. Chinese researchers created transgenic monkeys by inserting a gene associated with autism in humans. These animals now provide a new model for testing treatments for this common psychiatric disorder. Read the nature news article here: http://www.nature.com/news/1.19228 25th January …

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Could It Be Autism?

In this insightful and optimistic presentation, Professor Tony Attwood discusses the learning and developmental needs of children and young people with autism, how best to support them to lead fulfilling lives in a world not designed for them, and the unique contributions they can make to society – if we …

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