UNLV Ackerman Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment Solutions News
The UNLV Medicine Ackerman Autism Center provides clients with a multidisciplinary team of physicians, psychologists, and speech and behavioral therapists, for a comprehensive diagnosis, treatment plan, follow-up care and support services.
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Busy physician and mother Rooman Ahad balances caring for other people's children with raising her own young ones.
Brian Lauzon brings his business acumen to the Ackerman Autism Center and the School of Medicine
A collection of news stories from 2017 highlighting UNLV's impact in Southern Nevada and beyond.
The Las Vegas physician and higher education regent discusses his own educational experience and why UNLV’s School of Medicine is so important to health of our community.
After receiving two kidney transplants over the last two decades, the associate dean of clinical affairs dedicated her life to improving health care for others.
The first-of-its-kind program in Nevada is aimed at helping patients overcome the hurdles to receiving care.
Ackerman Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment Solutions In The News
A love of science and the study of medicine fueled Dr. Rooman Ahad’s career and led her to a role as assistant professor of pediatric neurology at UNLV’s School of Medicine. She is now part of an effort to expand autism services in the Las Vegas Valley and raise awareness through education and events such as the Grant a Gift Autism Foundation Race for Hope 5K, which was run April 27 at UNLV.
Little Jason Sebron donned his black flat-bill baseball cap on a recent Wednesday — and for the first time, he didn’t scramble to take it off.
An anonymous gift of $200,000 has been made to help fund programs at the UNLV Medicine Ackerman Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment Solutions.
For families who have children with autism, finding help can be exhausting and often includes traveling all over the state from one specialist to another. Now there is a promising program diagnosing and treating kids earlier and all in one place at the UNLV Medicine Ackerman Autism Center.
“The itsy bitsy spider went up the water spout,” speech pathologist Julie Cole said to her 4-year-old autism patient, Hannah Beal.
Wanted: health care professionals, no medical degree required. That’s the pitch for a new UNLV School of Medicine program that aims to fill “a vital gap” in the health care system by producing community health workers who can help patients overcome social and physical barriers preventing them from receiving quality medical care.