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Patients help break ground on new autism clinic and imaging center

Patients help break ground on new autism clinic and imaging center

Several patients treated at Golisano Children's Hospital's Kirch Developmental Services Center helped UR Medicine leaders break ground yesterday where the new $28 million William and Mildred Levine Autism Clinic and Imaging Center will be. The building is scheduled to open in early 2017.

A model program for autism-related feeding disorders

A model program for autism-related feeding disorders

Many children - and adults - affected by autism also struggle with food aversions and other feeding challenges.

Study shows that parent training leads to dramatic gains for children with autism

Study shows that parent training leads to dramatic gains for children with autism

Tantrums, aggression, self-injury and other serious behavior problems are common in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). In the largest-ever clinical trial for autism, a multi-site study that included researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center showed that a parent training program can help reduce these behaviors.

Autism research conference focuses on the school-aged child

Autism research conference focuses on the school-aged child

The fourth annual Autism Speaks-Autism Treatment Network Research Conference will be held from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, March 28, at the Bloch Alumni and Advancement Center (300 East River Road). Organized by the Department of Neurodevelopmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at UR Medicine's Golisano Children's Hospital, the free conference is titled "The School-Aged Child with ASD: From Core Symptoms to Classroom and Community Care."

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$1 Million Gift from Levine Foundation Names New Pediatric Autism Clinic

Autism ClinicThe William and Mildred Levine Foundation announced a gift of $1 million in support of a University of Rochester-owned building, set to break ground in the spring of 2015 along Brighton’s East River Road. The generous gift will name the William and Mildred Levine Autism Clinic, what will become a prominent program located on the building’s third floor.

In the past year, more than 500 new diagnoses of Autism Spectrum Disorder were made through UR Medicine’s Golisano Children’s Hospital. The Levine Clinic will address the increasing needs for diagnosis and treatment in an environment that will meet the unique sensory needs of these youth. 

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