Public Invited to Autism Town Hall Aug. 9, Walk Kickoff

LITTLE ROCK — The public is invited to a town hall featuring clinical and community outreach and education programs on autism and a kickoff of the 2016 Autism Speaks Walk from 4-5:30 p.m. Aug. 9 at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is holding the event in conjunction with the [...]

By | July 25th, 2016|News Release|0 Comments

One in 65 Arkansas Children Has Autism Spectrum Disorder, Says New CDC/UAMS Report

LITTLE ROCK – One in 65 Arkansas children has been identified as having Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), according to a new report by the Arkansas Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (AR ADDM) Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).

By | March 27th, 2014|News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments

‘Autism Angel’ Rewarded by Helping with Study

Oct. 29, 2012 | Autism became personal for Sarah Holland when her cousin recently adopted a child with the disorder. Holland thought of the little boy when she was offered the chance to participate in an autism study.

By | October 29th, 2012|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Early Intervention Key, Says Activist Temple Grandin

Aug. 14, 2012 | Early intervention is the key to treating a child who may be autistic, says Temple Grandin, Ph.D., who overcame a number of barriers after being diagnosed with autism at a young age.

By | August 14th, 2012|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS to Host Aug. 13 Luncheon Featuring Temple Grandin

<span class="content">LITTLE ROCK – Temple Grandin, Ph.D., diagnosed with autism at the age of 2, overcame social disdain and uncooperative educators to become one of the nation’s leading experts in the treatment of livestock as well as an outspoken activist in the field of autism.</span>

By | July 23rd, 2012|News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments

UAMS, Pulaski County Part of National Study Showing 23-Percent Increase in Autism Rates

LITTLE ROCK – Autism rates increased 23 percent from 2006 to 2008 according to a study released today by the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in which the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) participated.

By | March 29th, 2012|Media Contact - Taylor/Peel, UAMS News|0 Comments