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Study: Wait For Developmental Specialists Often 5 Months Or More

3/31/17

The number of doctors with the expertise to evaluate and treat kids with developmental disabilities is alarmingly low.

9 In 10 With Autism Land Jobs After Training

3/21/17

Nearly all young people with autism who qualify for supported employment can learn to excel on the job.

Artificial Intelligence Detects Early Signs of Autism in Infants

2/24/17

By using artificial intelligence to decipher brain scans, researchers were able to predict with startling accuracy which high-ri…

Report identifies 7 health barriers to learning

1/18/17

Common health issues may hinder children’s ability to thrive in school and tend to disproportionately impact minority and low-in…

New AAP president details priorities for 2017

1/5/17

Addressing violence, physician wellness among priorities for 2017

Autism Speaks No Longer Seeking Cure

10/14/16

For the first time, the nation’s largest autism advocacy organization has revamped its agenda and one notable objective is no mo…

What Texas Parents Need to Know About Microcephaly

8/31/16

Dr. Joyce Mauk, CEO and medical director of Child Study Center, talks about how Texas can prepare for a possible rise in microce…

Crossing into a Deeper Understanding of Care for Immigrant Patients

8/31/16

An American Academy of Pediatrics delegation ventured to the Texas Rio Grande Valley, on the Texas-Mexico border.

Study IDs 2 Zika Virus Proteins Linked to Microcephaly

8/24/16

Discovery might one day lead to a way to prevent the birth defect

Early Autism Diagnosis Key To Effective Treatment

8/17/16

Children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder before the age of 4 are more likely to get effective treatment than those who a…

Study: Younger Siblings Face Higher Autism Risk

8/16/16

Younger siblings of those with autism are over a dozen times more likely than other kids to have the developmental disorder too

States Look To Help Aging Parents Of Those With Disabilities

8/11/16

About 860,000 people over 60 nationwide are caring for someone with intellectual or developmental disabilities in their home.

Schools Told Not To Skimp On Behavior Supports

8/9/16

Frequent discipline may be a sign that kids with disabilities are not receiving a free appropriate public education...

Insurer To Offer ABA Coverage Nationwide

7/22/16

"The nation’s largest health insurer says it will soon include coverage of applied behavior analysis in every group plan it offe…

Federal Panel Seeks Input On Autism

6/27/16

A federal autism advisory panel is looking for public feedback as it prepares to update the government’s priorities for addressi…

Interview with BACA President, Carl Sundberg, PhD, BCBA-D

6/20/16

Interview with Behavior Analysis Center for Autism President, Carl Sundberg, PhD, BCBA-D

More Young Children with ADHD Could Benefit from Behavior Therapy

5/24/16

Behavior therapy recommended before medicine for young children with ADHD

Day In The Life: Jack Clark

5/20/16

Check out our mention in Board Member Jack Clark's Fort Worth Business Inc. article.

Autism Research Puts Limited Focus On Services, Lifespan Issues

4/27/16

A new federal report finds that fewer dollars are going toward studying services and the needs of those on the spectrum as they …

Autism Spectrum Disorder: The need to wander or elope

4/22/16

Study stresses the importance of keeping a watchful eye on children with ASD

Autism Costs More Than Double As People Age

4/19/16

State spending on adults with autism is dramatically higher than for children.

PRESS RELEASE: EINAR T. INGVARSSON, PH.D., BCBA-D VOTED PRESIDENT-ELECT OF TEXAS ASSOCIATION FOR BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS

3/11/16

TxABA announced Einar T. Ingvarsson, PH.D., BCBA-D as President-Elect for the 2016-2017 calendar year followed by an automatic p…

Defending Science-Based Medicine

2/29/16

44 Doctor-Bashing Arguments ...and Their Rebuttals

ASAT Responds to Scotsman.com’s “How dogs are helping children with autism in Scotland”

2/22/16

Association for Science in Autism Treatment Responds to article on how dogs are helping children with autism.

Task Force: Not Enough Evidence To Recommend ‘For Or Against’ Universal Autism Screening For Very Young Kids

2/16/16

Sparking strong reaction from doctors and child development experts, an influential task force says there’s “insufficient eviden…

Dr. Mauk Explains the Zika Virus

1/29/16

Dr. Mauk explains the Zika Virus, microcephaly and the dangerous effects it can have on infants.

Cook Children's Friday Facts featuring Dr. Mauk

1/22/16

What Do They Do at Child Study Center?

Texas should not condone detention of immigrant children

1/4/16

Texas is seeing another influx of unaccompanied and accompanied minors crossing our southern border. Read more here: http://w…

The Ethics of Prescribing Worthless Treatments

12/11/15

Is it ever ethical for a physician to prescribe a treatment to a patient that they know to be entirely without efficacy?

Community Foundation of North Texas highlights Child Study Center

12/9/15

For more than thirty years the Child Study Center has been supported by the Ella C. McFadden Endowment Fund at the Community Fou…

The Cyberbullying of Children with Special Needs

11/23/15

Bullying and cyberbullying are forms of abuse. As such, bullying and cyberbullying, unchecked, carry the potential for significa…

Why are more U.S. kids being diagnosed with autism than ever before?

11/13/15

A new survey shows a significant increase in the number of children, ages 3 to 17, diagnosed with autism in the United States.

Government Study Suggests Autism Overdiagnosed

10/28/15

“We are not surprised by the findings of this study as we see many children incorrectly diagnosed elsewhere. A child whose pedia…

Dr. Dempsey Receives Mom Approved Doctor Nomination

10/15/15

Fort Worth Child Magazine announced Margaret Dempsey, Ph.D., Director of Psychology at the Child Study Center, as a “2015 Mom Ap…

JOYCE ELIZABETH MAUK, M.D. VOTED PRESIDENT-ELECT OF TEXAS PEDIATRIC SOCIETY

10/7/15

Texas Pediatric Society announced Joyce Elizabeth Mauk, M.D. CEO/Medical Director of Child Study Center, as President-Elect for …

Gluten-Free Diet Has No Benefit for Children With Autism, Study Finds

9/28/15

A diet popular as an alternative treatment for autism doesn’t appear to improve behaviors or symptoms of the condition, accordin…

ASAT Responds to AutismDailyNewscast.com’s “Autism Cost Estimated to Reach Nearly $500 Billion”

9/23/15

ASAT supports the use of evidence-based treatments for the ASD population, such as applied behavior analysis (ABA.

Autism Cost Estimated to Reach Nearly $500 Billion, Potentially $1 Trillion, by 2025

9/22/15

UC Davis health economists have for the first time projected the total costs of caring for all people with autism spectrum disor…

American Academy of Pediatrics Reiterates Safety and Importance of Vaccines

9/17/15

The medical staff of the CSC is in complete agreement with the Academy of Pediatrics.

A Discipline Primer

9/8/15

Reward positive behaviors and ignore negative ones.

Bedtime Stories for Young Brains

8/24/15

"This month, the journal Pediatrics published a study that used functional magnetic resonance imaging to study brain activity in…

UNC Scientists Find A Single Mutation Can Cause Autism

8/11/15

Researchers at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine discovered a single genetic mutation that can cause autism. L…

Elizabeth Toon Charities Presents Child Study Center with Check

8/7/15

On Wednesday, Elizabeth Toon Charities presented Child Study Center with a check for $10,000 to benefit Child Study Center’s Chi…

Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

7/21/15

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) celebrates its 25th anniversary on Sunday, July 26, 2015 — on this day in 1990, former…

Keller Williams Presents Child Study Center with Check from Luxury Event 2015

5/27/15

Keller Williams presented Child Study Center with a check on Wednesday, May 27 as a beneficiary of their Luxury Event 2015, held…

PI BETA PHI FORT WORTH ALUMNAE CLUB DONATES $41,850 FROM DESIGN INSPIRATIONS EVENT TO CHILD STUDY CENTER

5/21/15

On Wednesday, Design Inspirations and the Fort Worth Pi Beta Phi Alumnae Club presented Child Study Center with a check for $41,…

Hosemann, Busby lead charge resulting in new law providing expanded coverage of autism treatment

4/30/15

Thanks in large part to the efforts of Hosemann and Rep. Charles Busby, House Bill 885 was passed by the Mississippi Legislature…

MATT ROBISON, LMSW RECEIVES TCU FIELD INSTRUCTOR OF THE YEAR AWARD

4/28/15

TCU Harris College of Nursing and Health Sciences announced Matt Robison, LMSW, as this year’s Field Instructor of the Year Awar…

SUNDANCE SQUARE SHINES BLUE FOR AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH

4/2/15

Each April, Child Study Center celebrates the “Light It Up Blue” campaign, along with the national autism community, in commemor…

Child Study Center Selected Among Local Charities to Participate in Prestigious Crowne Plaza Invitational Fundraiser

3/13/15

This year’s Birdies for Charity event, an annual fundraiser hosted by Colonial as part of the Crowne Plaza Invitational, will in…

Testing Benefits Diagnosis and Treatment of Neuro-Developmental Disorders

1/7/15

Known for its innovative approach to genome sequencing, the Center for Pediatric Genomic Medicine at Children’s Mercy Kansas Cit…

New Tests Offer Clarity For Kids Lacking Diagnosis

1/5/15

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — For Angela and Earl McWilliams, it had been a mystery from her birth why their daughter, Millie, kept running…

Discovery of 100-Plus Genes Tied to Autism May Improve Treatments

1/1/15

More than 100 genes have been identified that appear linked to autism spectrum disorders, two new studies report. And researc…

Genes linked to developmental disorders

12/24/14

British scientists said Wednesday they had discovered 12 genes linked to developmental disorders in children that can cause hear…

U.S. House unanimously approves newborn screening bill

12/10/14

National newborn screening legislation is headed to President Barack Obama's desk for signature after unanimously passing the U.…

New Parents Favor In-Depth Genetic Testing, Survey Finds

12/4/14

Many American parents would be interested in having their newborn baby undergo in-depth genetic screening to learn about potenti…

Child Study Center Receives Grant From Masonic Home and School of Texas

11/10/14

Child Study Center today announced a partnership with the Masonic Home and School of Texas to fund a one-year pilot training pro…

Child & Adolecent Psychiatrist Joins Child Study Center

10/22/14

Child Study Center is pleased to announce that Alesha Hill, M.D. has joined the medical team in the Robert W. Decker Development…

CSC Hires New Director of Development

9/12/14

Child Study Center announced today that Kyndall Burroughs, CFRE, has joined the non-profit organization as Director of Developme…

CSC Hires New Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician

8/8/14

Child Study Center is proud to announce that Dr. Maria Victoria Novoa Uriarte has joined the medical team as a Developmental Beh…

Renewed Hope

6/26/14

The Child Study Center brings to light the potential in children with multi-dimensional developmental challenges through expert …

CSC Announces New Director of Jane Justin School

6/17/14

The Child Study Center announced today the promotion of Tracie B. Mann, Ph.D., BCBA-D, to Director of Jane Justin School.

Interview with Joyce Elizabeth Mauk, M.D.

2/26/14

I had the opportunity to interview Dr. Joyce Elizabeth Mauk, a longstanding member of our Profession- al Advisory Board. Dr. Mau…

Health Illiteracy and Susceptibility to Unscientific Treatments

2/26/14

If something is good for arthritis, cancer, allergies and autism doesn't that imply that all these disorders have a common patho…

CSC Announces Promotion of Two Key Staff

2/5/14

The Child Study Center is pleased to announce the promotions of two key members of their leadership team.

Duy Le, BCBA, Receives Sam Provence Award

5/22/13

Helping Restore Ability announced Duy D. Le, BCBA, as this year’s Sam Provence Award recipient at the Hand in Hand Luncheon on F…

Sundance Square to Light It Up Blue for Autism Awareness Month

4/18/13

Each April, Child Study Center celebrates the “Light It Up Blue” campaign, along with the national autism community, in commemor…

The Possible Role of Mental Illness in the Newton Tragedy

12/15/12

Americans are still struggling with what motivated Adam Lanza to commit such an unspeakable horror.

Parents Win Insurance Fight for Autistic Son

9/19/12

Hayden Neuman is talking, laughing and being a 7 year old. It's far from where he was more than three years ago.