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fragile x families in charlotte

Fragile X Families in Charlotte

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Do you have a child with fragile X syndrome or the fragile X premutation? We are currently recruiting fragile X families in Charlotte, NC and it’s surrounding areas to participate in our research studies! We are also recruiting women who are carriers of the fragile X premutation who do not have children. The goal of our studies is

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Rainey Hughes will join the University of Houston

Rainey Hughes will join the University of Houston

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Rainey Hughes will join the University of Houston’s School Psychology PhD program for the fall of 2016. Her research at the University of Houston will focus on intervention-related issues for children with autism spectrum disorder including the influence of family factors on treatment decisions and how mental health providers implement treatments. Rainey was a USC Magellan Scholar

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Laura Hahn will join the University of Illinois

Laura Hahn will join the University of Illinois

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Laura Hahn will join the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign faculty in the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences as an Assistant Professor in August 2015. Laura will continue her research on characterizing early social and cognitive abilities in infants and children with neurogenetic disorders (i.e., fragile X syndrome, Down syndrome). Congratulations, Laura!

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bridgette tones will join purdue

Bridgette Tonnsen will join Purdue University

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Bridgette Tonnsen will join Purdue University’s Department of Psychological Sciences as an assistant professor of clinical psychology in August of 2015. As part of the Purdue Autism Network, Bridgette will continue her research in the early development of children and families affected by neurodevelopmental disorders (e.g. autism, fragile X syndrome) using integrated clinical, experimental, and psychophysiological

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Bridgette Tonnsen Receives Travel Award

Bridgette Tonnsen Receives Travel Award

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Doctoral candidate Bridgette Tonnsen received the APA Division 33 Graduate Student Travel Award for the 48th Annual Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Congratulations, Bridgette!

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recruiting mothers in sc

Recruiting Mothers in SC

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We’re Recruiting Mothers in SC! We are currently recruiting mothers of typically developing children for  our mother study. Participants are compensated for their time. Participation in the mother study takes about 3 hours. It involves completing some interviews and questionnaires about family experiences. Please contact Dr. Jessica Klusek by email or by phone at (803) 777-5676 if you have any questions or are

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