Posts tagged with: "Autism"

IT student overcomes autism and sets sights on grad school

IT student overcomes autism and sets sights on grad school

Ricardo Mizos has autism and didn’t speak until he was four years old, but with support from his parents and […]

Creative concept of the human brain

FIU takes an interdisciplinary approach to neuroscience research

The brain is the most complex organ in the human body. It makes up two percent of a body’s mass yet […]

Study on treatment programs for preschoolers with autism receives national recognition

Study on treatment programs for preschoolers with autism receives national recognition

The Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) has recognized a study, co-authored by FIU psychology professor Anibal Gutierrez, as one of […]

FIU Health launching a comprehensive health care program for adults with autism

FIU Health launching a comprehensive health care program for adults with autism

Autism doesn’t just affect children. Children with autism grow up to be adults with autism and sometimes specialized attention can […]

Common treatment models prove effective for preschoolers with autism

Common treatment models prove effective for preschoolers with autism

Researchers found that preschoolers with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) make significant improvements during the school year regardless of which special […]

Psychology students help children with developmental challenges get ready for preschool

Psychology students help children with developmental challenges get ready for preschool

FIU psychology students are providing one-on-one therapy to children who have or are at risk for developmental delays or disorders, […]

Child and adolescent mental health experts convene in Miami

Child and adolescent mental health experts convene in Miami

The biennial Niagara in Miami Conference conference on child and adolescent mental health will take place March 6-8 in the Kovens […]

Early diagnosis of autism can lead to better treatment

Early diagnosis of autism can lead to better treatment

Autism awareness month has come and gone for 2012, but the need for awareness has not. The struggles for families […]

FIU hosts Autism Speaks forum “Giving Answers and Getting Results”

FIU hosts Autism Speaks forum “Giving Answers and Getting Results”

WHAT:  Florida International University’s Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine and Autism Speaks’ Miami-Dade Chapter will host an open forum on […]