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RUTGERS CENTER FOR ADULT AUTISM SERVICES (RCAAS) PARTICIPANT EARNS EMPLOYEE OF THE SEMESTER
Source: Rutgers GSAPP Newsletter Published On: February 2020

Jordan Hines, a participant in the Supporting Community Access through Leisure and Employment (SCALE) program, was awarded Employee of the Semester at the Cook/Douglass Recreation Center on Thursday, February 6th. SCALE is a unit within the ... Read Full Article Here

RUTGERS BREAKS GROUND ON CENTER FOR ADULT AUTISM SERVICES' NEW FACILITY
Source: Rutgers GSAPP Newsletter Published On: June 2019

Rutgers University broke ground yesterday on the new state-of-the-art facility that will house the Rutgers Center for Adult Autism Services (RCAAS), which provides employment, vocational training, and other services to individuals with autism.... Read Full Article Here

RCAAS GIVES BACK IN 10TH ANNUAL ADOPT-A-FAMILY CAMPAIGN
Source: Rutgers GSAPP Newsletter Published On: December 2018

This holiday season, the Rutgers Center for Adult Autism Services (RCAAS) participated in the Rutgers Against Hunger (RAH) Adopt-A-Family Program, an annual campaign sponsored by the Rutgers University community in conjunction with local social... Read Full Article Here

RUTGERS CENTER FOR ADULT AUTISM SERVICES HOSTS BASKETBALL CLINIC TO RAISE AWARENESS, FUNDS FOR PEOPLE WITH INTELLECTUAL, DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
Source: Rutgers GSAPP Newsletter Published On: July, 2018

Participants at the Rutgers Center for Adult Autism Services and the Douglass Developmental Disabilities Center took part in a basketball clinic led by Walk On America Foundation co-founder and Duke University basketball player Brennan Besser.... Read Full Article Here

Guiding Parents of Children With Autism Through The Medical Maze
Source: Monday, March 9, 2015 Published On: Monday, March 9, 2015 Author: Patti Verbanas

Pediatric neurologist Sue Ming and pediatric geneticist Beth Pletcher, professors at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, have worked with children with ASD for more than a decade and have seen firsthand the... Read Full Article Here

Rutgers Announces Initiative to Launch Center to Support Adults with Autism
Source: Rutgers Today Published On: Wednesday, November 4, 2015

The Rutgers Center for Adult Autism Services (RCAAS), to be located in two buildings on the university's Douglass Campus in New Brunswick, will offer up to 60 adults with autism, who are living off campus, with university jobs supported by... Read Full Article Here

Rutgers Sensory and Motion Studies Show Promise for Increasing Autonomy in Children with Autism
Source: Rutgers Today Published On: Wednesday, July 24, 2013 Author: Carrie Stetler

The sensory impairments of children with autism, which often prevent them from connecting their movements with their intentions, are the main reason they have trouble communicating and retaining knowledge, contends Elizabeth Torres, a... Read Full Article Here

Guiding Parents of Children With Autism Through The Medical Maze
Source: Rutgers Today Published On: Monday, March 9, 2015 Author: Patti Verbanas

Pediatric neurologist Sue Ming and pediatric geneticist Beth Pletcher, professors at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, have worked with children with ASD for more than a decade and have seen firsthand the... Read Full Article Here

Finding Out How Adults With Autism Get Where They Need to Go
Source: Rutgers Today Published On: Monday, September 14, 2015 Author: Dory Devlin

Katie Monroe, 20, and her mom, Mary Ann, took part because they wanted to learn more about transportation options for Katie, who often travels into New York from her home in Denville. They find NJ Transit’s website difficult to navigate and would... Read Full Article Here

Autism and Language Impairment Genetically Linked
Source: Rutgers Today Published On: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 Author: Robin Lally

Lorenzo Miodus-Santini, an 11-year-old sixth-grader from Princeton, who was classified as autistic at only 13 months old, was never a big talker. As an infant he didn't babble or coo. When he was a toddler beginning to speak, he would learn one... Read Full Article Here

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