Vanderbilt Kennedy Center News Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Process must be customized to meet needs of individuals who have trouble naming and sharing emotions.

Suicide Safety Plans Customized for Autistic Youth

Last Updated: 8/26/2022 1:36:33 PM

The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (VKC) is pleased to announce that Pablo Juárez, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA, has been named Director of Behavior Analysis within the VKC and the Division of Developmental Medicine (DDM) at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Juárez is a senior associate in Pediatrics, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, and Special Education, and serves as co-director of the Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (VKC TRIAD).

Pablo Juárez named Director of Behavior Analysis

Last Updated: 8/23/2022 11:17:43 AM

In the 2010 film, “The King’s Speech,” a speech therapist helps the king of England overcome a significant stutter so that he can address the nation at the outbreak of World War II. If only it were that straightforward.

When Words Fail

Last Updated: 6/7/2022 10:52:44 AM

Lifting Lives® has supported the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center since 2012. Learn about the programs and research it helps fund to improve lives through the power of music.

Music Mends

Last Updated: 3/29/2022 1:39:59 PM

Three faculty members of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine have been elected this year to membership in the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI), an elite honor society of physician-scientists from the upper ranks of academic medicine and industry.

Halasa, Jordan, Wilkins elected members of ASCI

Last Updated: 2/23/2022 9:53:29 AM

Educate to Advocate 2022 Public Policy Workshop

Educate to Advocate 2022 Public Policy Workshop

Last Updated: 2/14/2022 1:12:37 PM

Threads of Identity [Art Exhibit]

Threads of Identity [Art Exhibit]

Last Updated: 1/13/2022 12:47:02 PM

Vaccine Confidence Videos

Vaccine Confidence Videos

Last Updated: 12/16/2021 10:16:03 AM

For the parents of children with autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders, stressful days often bleed into exhausting nights. Efforts to help neurodiverse children sleep are often complicated by their limited or absent verbal abilities.

Neurodiversity and sleep

Last Updated: 12/3/2021 11:39:34 AM

Shari Barkin, MD, MSHS, chief of the Division of General Pediatrics and William K. Warren Foundation Professor of Pediatrics, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), the organization announced Oct. 18.

Barkin elected to the National Academy of Medicine

Last Updated: 10/19/2021 1:25:37 PM

Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD) is collaborating with Oregon State University’s STEM Research Center and the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) to support the Modeling Zoos and Aquariums as Inclusive Communities of Science (MoZAICS) project.

Project seeks to make zoos more autism-friendly

Last Updated: 10/4/2021 4:24:36 PM