Posts Tagged ‘autism’

UNT Launches a New Autism Research Project

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Audiologists are taking a new approach to helping children with autism tune out all the background noise.

The University of North Texas in Denton received a $378,885 grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board that will pay for up

Irving-based Chuck E. Cheese’s Growing Special Needs Program

Posted by Heather Noel

Irving-based Chuck E. Cheese’s has expanded its Sensory Sensitive Sundays to 54 locations in New England, New Jersey, and New York.

The event for children with autism and other special needs and their families dials down the sensory overload at …

Dallas Couple Creating Community for People With Autism in Denton County

Posted by Heather Noel

Retired Dallas doctors Clay Heighten and his wife Debra Caudy are spearheading an effort to build a community for adults with autism. 

The $12 million project situated on 29 acres in the Denton County town of Cross Roads will include …

Dallas Museum of Art
Offers Programs for Autistic Children

Posted by Rachel Hawkins

Without the proper support, children diagnosed with autism often can encounter difficulties in life, placing stress on themselves and family members. But the Dallas Museum of Art tries to ease that by reaching out and connecting with autistic children through …

Facts + Firsts: Dallas Scientists are Pioneers in Autism Research

Posted by Heather Noel


In honor of National Autism Awareness Month, we wanted to highlight the groundbreaking autism research being performed at the Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities, a joint program between UT Southwestern Medical Center, Children’s …