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Past News and Events

Previous Events hosted by CARE

Spring 2017 - Expert Speaker Series

Fred Volkmar, M.D., "Changing Perspectives on Outcome in Autism Spectrum Disorders"
Thursday March 30, 2017, 3:30-5 p.m.
O’Leary library, room 222, UMass Lowell south campus, 61 Wilder St., Lowell, MA 01854

Kathy Kelly, "Planning a Life for those with autism spectrum disorder"
Wed., March 1, 2017, 6-7:30 p.m.
O'Leary Library mezzanine, UMass Lowell south campus, 61 Wilder St., Lowell, MA 01854

Fall 2016: The Center sponsored UMass Lowell's Disability Studies conference.

This conference focused on research being done at UMass Lowell in the field of disability by faculty and students across the campus. The keynote speaker was State Rep. Tom Sannicandro who discussed disability law and public policy. Faculty presentations included:

  • "Even after Flint: Belief’s about autism and its causes in a nationally representative sample," Doreen Arcus. UMass Lowell Department of Psychology
  • "Labor market liberalization and successful return to work for Italian injured workers," Monica Galizzi(1), Roberto Leombruni(2), & Lia Pacelli(1). 1 Department of Economics, University of Massachusetts Lowell; 2 Department of Economics and Statistics, University of Torino, Italy
  • "The effects of function-based classwide interventions on student behavior: Investigations in urban settings," John McKenna. UMass Lowell Graduate School of Education
  • "Parental mediation in the improvement of narrative skills of individuals with autism spectrum disorder," Allyssa McCabe. UMass Lowell Department of Psychology

Eighteen UMass Lowell undergraduate and graduate students presented their work during the poster session.

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