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Congratulations Dr. Brian Greer

Please join us in congratulating Brian Greer (PI at Rutgers) and Timothy Shahan (PI at Utah State University) for their recent competitive renewal application called Basic and clinical studies in reinforcing positive behaviors in intellectual and developmental disabilities. This R01 application received a priority score of 15 (1st percentile) from the Childhood Psychopathology and Developmental … Read More

RUCARES Faculty and Staff at the 48th Annual Convention for the Association for Behavior Analysis International

Over the Memorial Day weekend, our team participated in the 48th Annual Convention for the Association for Behavior Analysis International. Members of the Severe Behavior Program and Pediatric Feeding Disorders Intensive Program delivered symposia presentations, symposia discussions, and poster presentations. Please help us congratulate Dr. Wayne Fisher, who received a few prominent awards from the … Read More

Autism: Genetic Discoveries, Novel Assessment Systems, and Behavioral Intervention

Please join renowned Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences faculty as they present groundbreaking research, innovative assessment tools, and pioneering treatment programs with the potential to transform the lives of millions with ASD. Presenters: M. Chiara Mancini, Ph.D., associate professor, Department of Neuroscience and Cell Biology, Child Health Institute of New Jersey, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson … Read More

Kessler Foundation Launches Center for Autism Research — Kessler Foundation on Wednesday announced the opening of the Center for Autism Research, which will be led by Helen Genova, neuroscientist and associate director, and is dedicated to developing evidence-based research for children, adolescents, and adults on the autism spectrum. This new facility, located at 120 Eagle Rock Ave. in East Hanover has meeting … Read More

Awards and Recognition

Please join us in congratulating BHI’s own Dr. Wayne Fisher, Director of the Rutgers University Center for Autism Research, Education, and Services and Dr. Cathleen Piazza, Director of the Pediatric Feeding Disorders Program, for their recent and upcoming awards. Dr. Fisher received the Michael Hemingway Behavior Analysis Award from the Behavior Analyst Certification Board ( … Read More

Support RUCARES – Rutgers Giving Day is Here!

Today is Rutgers Giving Day. Please consider supporting the Rutgers Brain Health Institute with a generous donation. Encourage your friends and family to support BHI as well by forwarding this e-mail and posting on your social media accounts. Your generous donation will help support BHI Centers (RUCARES, CAHBIR, CCNP, RARC and RUADRC), activities and programming … Read More

Endicott College Free Annual Parent Autism Conference

Sat, April 23, 2022 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM EDT Click Here to Register An online conference hosted by The Institute for Behavioral Studies at Endicott College for parents and BCBA professionals. Offered Live-Entirely Online! Please register for your spot. Details will be emailed to all participants. The Annual Parent Autism Conference Families of individuals … Read More

Autism Friendly Swim Event

The Ocean County YMCA is hosting a free swim event on Sunday, November 14th. Please see the information below for more details. This free event takes place after-hours, to provide a more quiet, sensory-friendly environment to those on the autism spectrum.  Have fun in the water, make new friends, and talk with our Adaptive Learning … Read More