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Now Enrolling Preschoolers with Autism for a Research Study

Stay-Play-Talk with iPad: A Communication Intervention for Children with Autism and Peer Buddies
PI: Kathy Thiemann-Bourque

This study is a good match if:

  • your child speaks less than 20 words
  • your child has autism or related characteristics
  • your child attends a preschool with peers

Read more about this study and find out how to participate

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