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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?

 

1 day 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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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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4 days 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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5 days ago
Humankind Stories

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

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1 week ago
WVU Today | WVU researcher to conduct neuroimaging studies on people with autism

Wang will conduct electrophysiology studies on abnormal signaling in the amygdala, the brain’s alarm circuit for fear and a critical brain structure for social behavior. His work is being funded by ... See more

According to the Centers for Disease Control, one in every 68 children born in the United States has a form of autism. Children with autism spectrum disorder typically pay less attention to faces and ... See more

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1 month ago
Barbara Fleischauer: Disabled West Virginians are threatened by congressional tax bill (Gazette)

There’s a deadly bullet of a bill that is racing its way through Congress, the so-called Tax Cut and Jobs Act.

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1 month ago
Tax Bill Bad for People With Disabilities, Families | News, Sports, Jobs - The Intelligencer

Mountaineer Autism Project has always advocated for the most appropriate, evidence-based services for all kids diagnosed with autism. The passage of this bill would take us backwards — making it ... See more

Tax Bill Bad for People With Disabilities, Families Local Columns Dec 10, 2017 Kathy Shapell If you think a tax bill has nothing to do with people with autism, think again. This bill has serious ... See more

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1 month ago
Autism Spectrum Disorder - The Basics Everyone Should Know

Parkersburg Area Friends

The Wood County Society's Mid Ohio Valley Autism Network in collaboration and partnership with the Marhsall University and Marshall University Autism Training Center will be hosting a free seminar to ... See more

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1 month ago
BBC One

"It's a profoundly human condition.”

The A Word cast explain how their understanding of autism has changed since filming the show.

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

 

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