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Children With Autism Pair with Neurotypical Children for Fun Learning Experiences
Camp Connect gives children with autism a chance to have fun and learn while improving their communication and other skills through interaction with peers who may or may not have autism.
Autism Preschool Group at U of A Has Openings
The Applied Behavior Analysis program at the University of Arkansas is recruiting preschool-aged children to participate in the fall semester of the autism preschool group.
Whitby Writes Instructional Guide to Teach Mathematical Word Problem Solving to Middle-Schoolers with Autism
Peggy Schaefer Whitby, associate professor of special education, has written a book to help teachers teach mathematical word problem solving to middle school students with autism spectrum disorder.
U of A Students Play Part in Annual Symposium on Developmental Disabilities
Luke Gromer and Sean Taylor, who will be among the first graduates in the bachelor's program in special education, presented research at the symposium on autism and developmental disabilities.
A.L. Chilton Foundation Gift Supports EMPOWER Special Education Program
The Dallas-based foundation’s $500,000 gift will endow and support two scholarships for students with cognitive disabilites.
Discounted Registration for U of A Autism Symposium Ends March 5
Three speakers headline this year's University of Arkansas Autism and Developmental Disabilities Symposium on April 2 and 3. Early bird registration ends Monday, March 5.
Public Invited to Focus Group Meetings on Transition Services
The U of A invites parents of youth with disabilities as well as educators, pathologists, therapists, counselors and social workers to attend a focus group during the week of Jan. 22.
Online Education Information Website Ranks U of A Special Education Degree No. 3 in Nation
The University of Arkansas master's degree in special education, which is delivered online, is ranked No. 3 on a listing of best online master's degree programs in special education.
Special Education Program Focuses on Strengthening Dyslexia Therapy
David Hanson, a clinical assistant professor in the program, has undertaken a rigorous two-year process for special certification in dyslexia instruction.
Applications Being Taken for Summer Camp for Children with Autism, Peer Mentors
The special education program at the University of Arkansas is taking applications for Camp Connect, an inclusive summer day camp for children who have autism.