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All Inclusive Sports – Fact or Fiction?

Who were you cheering for in the FIFA World Cup? Throughout the world, all attention was drawn to the final game. As I watch these elite athletes who have trained their entire lives to have the opportunity to be in … Continue reading

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11 Exciting Achievements in 2013

As I look to the start of another year, I find that it is not the end nor a beginning but an opportunity to continue to expand the knowledge and experience that we have gained over the last 365 days. … Continue reading

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Are Robots an Answer to Social Skills?

All of us have struggled when our children plateau in ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) therapy. We ask ourselves “what else can we do?” Dr. Diehl, of Notre Dame turned to technology to investigate this answer.  Below are highlights of his … Continue reading

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Robots & Autism: What’s the impact? What’s the future?

A few years ago I was relaxing at home reading the latest edition of the Notre Dame Alumni magazine.  I came across an article written by Dr. Joshua Diehl, Assistant Professor of Psychology, on his robot research and I was … Continue reading

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Erie, Pa: On the Cutting Edge of Research in Autism

I opened my Autism Spectrum Quarterly journal to see an article in the research news Yes, this is a topic similar to the research that we started conducting at the Barber National Institute in April 2012 with Dr. Josh Diehl … Continue reading

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Fighting Irish Friendship

Notre Dame suffered a defeat to Alabama last night in the Bowl Championship Series. As a fan, I was disappointed, but the players, coaches and student body should be proud of their fabulous season. Although the media is focused on … Continue reading

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Highlights of 2012

As the curtain closes on the year, I want to take a moment to reflect on the exciting events and achievements of the Barber National Institute (BNI) and the Elizabeth Lee Black School (ELBS) and extend my gratitude to the … Continue reading

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