PEERS Program Helps Young Adults With Autism Expand Social Skills

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In it’s third semester, PEERS (Program for Evaluation and Enrichment of Relational Skills), is becoming an invaluable piece of the Tallahassee community. The School of Communication Science & Disorders at Florida State University is partnering with the Center for Autism & Related Disabilities (CARD) to use evidence-based research to impact the lives of middle and high[…] »

Doc Candidate Amelia Anderson wins Top Poster at FLASHA 2015

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Amelia Anderson, doctoral candidate in the School of Information, studies college students with autism and their experiences in libraries. Anderson works with Dr. Nancy Everhart on the Project PALS grant, a program that works to improve information services for rural library patrons who have autism spectrum disorder. In May, Anderson attended the Florida Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists[…] »

Including Patrons With Autism in Your Library Programs

Autism is the fastest growing disability in the United States, and Florida is on the cutting edge in serving patrons on the autism spectrum. In this webinar: Anne Leon, Executive Director of Public Library Services; Alvin Sherman, with the Library at Nova Southeastern University, involved in a joint use partnership between NSU and the Broward[…] »