Shriver Center expert to train national autism leaders to consider culture
May 26, 2015
Shriver Center expert to train national autism leaders to consider culture when screening for delays

Autism advocate Elaine Gabovitch, MPA, will co-teach Act Early teams from Massachusetts and six visiting states about how to consider cultural differences when screening children for autism during a Peer-to-Peer Exchange through a Massachusetts Act Early and national Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs collaboration.

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