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Governor Brownback selects KCART to sign autism insurance bill into law

Steven Warren, John Colombo, Linda Heitzman-Powell, Nancy Brady, Christa Anderson, Sean Swindler, Kansas University at the frontline of autism research

Matt Enyart, Kris Matthews, Rachel Freeman, Helping Children Across Kansas, KU Works

Heitzman-Powell/Buzhardt: KSHB NBC 41 Kansas City, Technology helps families dealing with autism work from home

Michael Vitevitch: Scientific American 60-Second Science podcast, Speaker Sex Affects Listener Processing of Gendered Words

Nancy Brady, Kathryn Bigelow awarded Friends of the Life Span Institute Investigtor Awards for 2013

Joy Gabrielli, Luke McCune awarded Friends of the Life Span Insitute GRA Awards for 2013

Sara Sack, Topeka Capital-Journal, Exchange matches durable medical equipment with Kansans in need

Dale Wallker, KC Star front page Talk Read Play program aims to give young children a head start

Kansas City among sites included in national mental health initiative

KCART affiliated researchers find that DHA in infant formula linked to improved cognitive outcomes in childhood

KCART affiliated researchers awarded $1.2 million to test iPad app to help preschoolers with autism "talk" to classmates

Research study recruiting toddlers with ASD and their families

Wehmeyer book refuting basis of classic psychology text wins award.

Huffington Post: KU's Greenwood explains sequestration effect on publically-supported science

Holly Storkel: $1.5 million clinical trial will test book reading to treat Specific Language Impairment

 

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