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The Mountaineer Autism Project (MAP) is a nonprofit organization of parents of children with autism and professionals in the autism field. MAP’s goal is to have one voice in West Virginia dedicated to early autism detection, diagnosis, and early intensive behavioral intervention.

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Research indicates intensive applied behavior analysis (ABA) is effective for nearly 90% of children with autism. In 2010 it was estimated only 1.6 % of WV children with autism were receiving intensive ABA.

Do you have a friend or family member who has been diagnosed with autism?

Are you an autism treatment professional committed to early intensive behavioral intervention?

Are you interested in attending a MAP meeting?

 

20 hours ago
Can you identify signs of autism in a one-year-old? (video)

Videos that help parents identify the earliest warning signs of autism spectrum disorder can be helpful in getting kids prompt diagnosis and treatment, experts say.

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1 week ago
With traveling clinic, Virginia Tech to take autism services to rural Virginia

“Appalachia is one of the most underserved regions in the country,” said Angela Scarpa, an associate professor of psychology at Virginia Tech who is leading the mobile clinic effort. She also ... See more

From spring through November, faculty and graduate students will drive an RV, converted into a mobile clinic, to far Southwest Virginia to offer therapy and other services for children with autism ... See more

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1 week ago
Autism Special Interest Group - ABAI

Here’s a new helpful resource for parents to help identify quality ABA providers.

We are pleased to announce the completion of the Autism SIG's Parent Guidelines for identifying, selecting, and evaluating behavior analysts providing treatment for individuals diagnosed with autism ... See more

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2 weeks ago
Speech and Language Kids

How would you feel if every IEP meeting started this way?

https://www.speechandlanguagekids.com/how-to-start-an-iep-meeting-the-right-way/

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2 weeks ago

It's coming! We'll have scholarships available for parents/families, CEUs for BCBAs/psychologists, and working on some new, exciting stuff for this year. Share your ideas with us below.

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1 month ago
Save the Date! The 2018 MAP Conference – The Mountaineer Autism Project

Check out blog post by Susannah Poe--founder and director of the WVU CED’s Intensive Autism Service Delivery Clinic, and a member of MAP’s Executive Team

Posted on June 3, 2017June 3, 2017 by kelliSave the Date! The 2018 MAP Conference Susannah Poe is the founder and director of the WVU CED’s Intensive Autism Service Delivery Clinic, and a member of ... See more

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1 month ago
Bilingualism May Aid Autistic Children

Investigators believe this finding has potentially far-reaching implications for the families of children with ASD.

“It is critical to have more sound evidence for families to use when making ... See more

New research suggests being bilingual may help a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) shift task, a skill that is often difficult for kids with autism. Canadian researchers said the finding ... See more

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1 month ago
Sensory Sensitive Sunday

The Clay Center strives to provide a supportive environment for children and families to have the best experience possible.

Sensory Sensitive Sunday is a wonderful, quarterly opportunity for parents ... See more

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1 month ago
Humankind Stories

When Sheryl Crow met Noah, she had no idea how much she had already impacted his life.

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Contact Us

Mountaineer Autism Project
304-602-4627
1114 Kanawha Blvd East
Charleston WV 25301
MAPWVautism@gmail.com

 

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