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Families sought for autism project

July 30, 2010


Kansas University is seeking families who have children with autism to participate in an innovative project that provides specialized training in the areas of autism spectrum disorders and augmentative/ alternative communication.

The project is called Communication, Autism, and Technology, and it pairs KU graduate students in speech-language pathology with families. The project gives students a hands-on learning experience while also providing support to families.

Participation in the project begins Aug. 16 and lasts for at least one year, with the potential of participating for two years. The application deadline is Aug. 6.

To apply or for more information, contact:

• Ann Klockau, project coordinator, at or 864-0644.

• Jane Wegner, project director, at or 864-4690.


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