Monthly Archives: June 2009

Dr. Edward (Ted) Carr Will be Missed….

On June 20th, 2009, I learned that my dear friend and colleague Dr. Edward (Ted) Carr was killed in a car accident. By Doreen Granpeesheh, PhD, BCBA-D CARD Founder and Executive Director Ted was the leading professor in the Department of Psychology at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Over the past [...]

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DH Autism Advisor Calls On All To Help Shape National Autism Strategy At Brookdale Care Conference

As posted online at Medical News Today… The Department of Health’s Specialist Advisor for Autism, Elaine Hill, has publicly urged practitioners, service users, their families and the general public to submit their views and case studies to the Government’s consultation on a National Autism Strategy at a national conference on the mental health needs of [...]

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Edward Carr Killed in Auto Crash

Dr. Edward Carr in the psychology buildingat Stony Brook University. BY JENNIFER BARRIOS | Newsday A Stony Brook professor known internationally for his work on autism was killed after an intoxicated driver veered into opposing traffic and struck the professor’s car, Suffolk police said. Edward Carr, 61, of Setauket, was driving with his wife, 58-year-old [...]

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CARD Provides Free Specialized Services to Arizona Families Thanks to First Things First Grant

**CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE** CARD AWARDED GOVERNMENT GRANT TO HELP FAMILIES IN ARIZONA A First Things First grant will provide intense, short term behavioral intervention to families in crisis. Phoenix, Arizona – June 18, 2009 The Center for Autism and Related Disorders was awarded a $270,000 grant by the Northeast Maricopa Regional Partnership Council’s [...]

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Study To Follow Pregnant Women To Better Understand Causes, Early Signs Of Autism

As posted online at Medical News Today… NIH and the advocacy group Autism Speaks are enrolling 1,200 pregnant women who have other children with autism spectrum disorders to participate in a large study that aims to identify early signs of the condition and its possible causes, the Wall Street Journal reports. Women who participate in [...]

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BREAKING NEWS: U.K. Autism Study Finds Prevalence one in 64

U.K. Autism Study Finds Prevalence one in 64By: Carin Yavorcik Autism Society Welcomes New Studyand Calls for Continued Focuson Supporting People with Autism in America A new study by researchers in the United Kingdom finds that the prevalence of autism in that country is much higher than previously thought. The current estimate of autism in [...]

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