In The News

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Autism Diagnosis a Long Wait for Georgia Families
GPB Radio News - 8/7/2018
The wait time for getting an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis in Georgia is often upwards of six months, and sometimes as long as 14 months for young kids and teenagers. Director of the Autism Center at Emory University Catherine Rice said there is a shortage of child psychologists. Making the problem worse: a lack of confidence in the diagnosis process, especially with younger kids whose possible signs of ASD can be similar to normal deviations in infant behavior.
Carlos Museum, Emory Autism Center Work to Make Museum Visits More Inclusive
Emory - 3/13/2018
Making sure that the 16,000 young people who visit Emory’s Michael C. Carlos Museum annually for field trips, camps and special programs maximize their museum experience is a top priority for the museum’s Office of Educational Programs. Experienced at customizing programs to suit the interests and needs of visitors, Alyson Vuley, manager of educational programs, spotted an opportunity for growth when she met Kelsey Bohlke, a counselor at the Emory Autism Center (EAC).
Walden/Early Emory Reunion
Emory - 3/12/2018
The Emory Autism Center and Early Emory Center for Child Development and Enrichment will be hosting a Walden/Early Emory Reunion on Friday, July 20th, from 12:00 - 3:30 pm at Wisteria Lanes of the Emory Conference Center. 
Parent and Child Early (PACE) Coaching Project
Pace - 3/6/2018
In 2016, ACT- Autism Community Training received funding from the BC Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) to support the implementation of the PACE Coaching Project and to serve as its administrative home. The PACE Coaching Project will update the community with new developments by posting on this page of the ACT website.