What if you could help raise awareness of autism and receive a free, professional photo portrait of yourself or a loved one at the same time? That’s the opportunity offered by Stories of Autism, a national project with the mission of raising awareness, acceptance, and inclusion of people with autism spectrum disorders. They accomplish this
Hot off the presses: Project Rex members have published a study in the Journal of Medical Internet Research – Mental Health titled Social Skills Training for Adolescents With Autism Spectrum Disorder Using Facebook (Project Rex Connect): A Survey Study. The study objective was to assess the feasibility and clinical impact of using Facebook in combination
What do you do when you have special needs and a mental health issue, and you’re struggling to find local psychiatric care? The Purvis family struggled with this question until they used telepsychiatry to connect with MUSC Project Rex founder Dr. Frampton Gwynette.
What do you do when you live in a rural location and you need to access mental health services? In this age of telehealth, autism families have the option to access psychiatry services at a distance.
Can you imagine making a five-hour round trip journey just to see a psychiatrist? Such was the case for Kim Coker of Johnsonville, SC and her son Jacob, a patient of MUSC Project Rex founder Dr. Frampton Gwynette.
We’re proud to share that last month, one of our very own Project Rex team members took the stage at TEDxBirmingham’s All Star Salon … and now you can watch the 5-minute video! Caroline McGraw is an autism sibling, writer, and speaker who helps out behind the scenes at Project Rex. (Her role includes creating
Did you know that, according to a new CDC survey, autism may affect as many as 1 in 45 American children? It’s true. As Disability Scoop’s article CDC Survey Finds Autism On The Rise notes: In a report released Friday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics said that
The Project Rex team was proud to serve as a sponsor for the 4th annual Lowcountry Autism Forum at the College of Charleston on Saturday, September 19. The Forum is the largest free, live autism conference in the world, and this year’s event had a social skills focus.
“There is a big need throughout the state for adult and child psychiatry, and the hub of clinical services tend to be around big towns or big medical centers that can be hard to access for some patients.” So writes Dawn Brazell in her recent MUSC News Center article. Read on to catch a glimpse
As a South Carolina autism parent, have you ever struggled with primary care provider visits? Unsure of what questions to ask, and what supports or referrals to request? If so, we have a free resource available for you! Several members of the MUSC team – including Project Rex’s Founder and Director M. Frampton Gwynette, MD