‘Help is in Your Hands’ — A great resource for families with young kids on the autism spectrum! [video]
March 26, 2020
A free online resource to help parents with young kids with autism add simple intervention practices to their everyday routines at home, and a great training resource for early-intervention providers.
March 25, 2020
Expressive language sampling addresses urgent need in fragile X syndrome research and therapy.
March 23, 2020
Two MIND Institute clinical psychologists share strategies for families with kids and those on the autism spectrum to reduce anxiety during shelter-in-place time.
March 6, 2020
In the next MIND Institute’s Distinguished Lecturer Series event (March 11), Julie Lounds Taylor will present on vulnerabilities common to individuals with autism, highlighting those unique to women on the spectrum.
February 24, 2020
Cognitive processing in people with intellectual disability can now be accurately assessed thanks to UC Davis Health researchers who updated and validated series of tests, part of the NIH Toolbox Cognitive Battery.
February 18, 2020
Autism Speaks announced its top 10 autism studies of 2019 with three of these studies from the MIND Institute’s Collaborative START Lab.
January 31, 2020
As part of the UC Davis MIND Institute’s Distinguished Lecturer Series, Dr. Diana Robins, director and professor at the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, will present on early detection of autism spectrum disorder in a primary pediatric care setting.
January 23, 2020
New UC Davis study links amygdala size with psychiatric problems in girls with autism.
January 22, 2020
UC Davis MIND Institute brings knowledge to clinicians and hope to families around the world facing fragile X syndrome. UC Davis team travels to Serbia to capture their stories.
January 13, 2020
In the next Minds Behind The MIND series, pediatricians Kathleen Angkustsiri and Bibiana Restrepo will present on gastrointestinal (stomach) symptoms in children with autism spectrum disorder.
January 6, 2020
Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Janet Grillo to speak at the UC David MIND Institute.
December 10, 2019
Hundreds brave the weather to enjoy fun and games at the MIND Institute “thank-you party.”
November 26, 2019
UC Davis Health neuroscientist, Robert Berman, has been elected as a AAAS fellow for his contributions to understanding traumatic brain injury, autism and Fragile-X-related disorders.
November 21, 2019
Sixteen UC Davis researchers – six from the School of Medicine - have been recognized in the annual Highly Cited Researchers 2019 list.
November 12, 2019
Frederik Shic will present on Nov. 13 on everyday technologies in the lives of children with autism as part of the 2019 Distinguished Lecturer Series in the MIND Institute auditorium.
October 30, 2019
From pow wows to the Nutcracker: 9-year-old with autism dances with joy
October 24, 2019
Dean Brashear during the UC Davis School of Medicine Office of Research Expo showcased some of the exciting research happening at the School of Medicine and called for more clinical trials to be open for patients.
October 21, 2019
David Amaral, distinguished professor and Beneto Foundation Chair in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the MIND Institute, has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Medicine.
September 26, 2019
The 17th season of the UC Davis MIND Institute’s 2019-20 Distinguished Lecturer Series, featuring world-class leaders in research on autism and other neurodevelopmental disabilities, begins October 9 with Sally Rogers, the pioneer in early diagnosis and treatment of children with autism.
August 27, 2019
Children with neurodevelopmental disabilities and their families were invited to spend quality time with each other, have fun and make friends.
August 7, 2019
More than 300 people attended the MIND Summer Institute to learn about the latest in research, services and advocacy in neurodevelopmental disabilities.
June 25, 2019
Make-A-Wish granted teenage cancer patient Carlo Sandoval's wish. What did he ask for? To help kids with autism.
June 6, 2019
Neurodiversity Summit brings experts, advocates together to discuss autism as a difference, not a disorder.
May 16, 2019
Sally Rogers, a professor in the UC Davis Health Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the UC Davis MIND Institute, received the 2019 Hibbard Williams Extraordinary Achievement Award.
May 2, 2019
Staci Bilbo will share recent research that demonstrated communication, socialization and cognition difficulties in male mice after experiencing maternal stress and exposure to diesel exhaust particles.
April 18, 2019
Parents, friends, special educators, medical professionals and self-advocates are encouraged to attend this event to learn more about UC Davis MIND Institute research and resources.
April 16, 2019
Pencils dropping, kids sneezing, clicking heels and other distractions can making classroom learning difficult for kids with ADHD or who are otherwise highly distractible. A new UC Davis study tests whether a virtual reality game exposing kids to these and other distractions can alleviate the problem and help them succeed.
April 15, 2019
Cognitive interventions may benefit children with fragile X and other intellectual disabilities.