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Dr. Jan Blacher's New Research Looks at Stress Levels of Mothers of Children with Autism

Anyone who has ever survived being a teenager should be well aware that parenting a teenager can be no easy feat. But factor in a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or intellectual disability (ID), and you’ll likely have the recipe for a unique set of challenges to the entire family unit. According to autism...
By Tess Eyrich | | Research

Student Spotlight: Yasamine Bolourian Ph.D. '18

When Yasamine Bolourian decided to pursue a Ph.D., she wanted to commit to a program that “prepared students to be highly-competent leaders in their field,” and in her case, engage in cutting-edge research in special education and autism. After learning that UCR was home to some of the nation’s leading experts in autism research and...
By Julie Porter | | People
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