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Dr. Jan Blacher's New Research Looks at Stress Levels of Mothers of Children with Autism
By Julie Porter on
UCR Today recently highlighted new research from autism expert Jan Blacher, a distinguished professor in the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Riverside, which suggests a positive outlook can mitigate the psychological effects of parenting a child with autism: In a study published online in the Journal…
Student Spotlight: Yasamine Bolourian Ph.D. '18
By Julie Porter on
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…