Tag Archives: autism

Fresno State alumnus finishes 200-mile run for autism

Fresno State alumnus Ryan Stiner finished his third 200-mile run for autism Saturday. Stiner began the nine-day, one-man run, Ryan’s Run, on Nov. 4 intending to raise awareness and funds for the California Autism Center and Learning Group. The route ...

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‘The Accountant’ does a number on the big screen

Hard-hitting action, dark comedy and an enticing storyline, add it all up and you get “The Accountant”. The film directed by Gavin O’ Connor stars Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick and J.K. Simmons. Affleck plays the lead role of Christian Wolff, ...

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Fresno State alumnus completes second 200-mile run

For the second year in a row, Fresno State alumnus Ryan Stiner embarked on a 10-day, 200-mile run to raise awareness for autism. With proceeds benefiting the Autism Center at Fresno State and the California Autism Center, Stiner’s run began in ...

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Fresno State lends a hand to autism

Fresno State and Valley Children’s Hospital joined forces and open a satellite center July 16 near Madera , providing services for children with autism. The mission of the center is to become a leader of early intervention through training, research ...

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Alumnus to run 190 miles in 10 days to benefit Fresno State autism center

The next time Fresno State alumnus Ryan Stiner travels from the Bay Area to the Central Valley, instead of getting on Highway 99 south, he’ll take a detour through the mountainous terrain of Patterson Pass near Tracy. The 10-mile stretch ...

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Fresno State adds a piece to autism puzzle

The Central California Autism Center employs Fresno State students to work with children with autism to develop their social and academic abilities.  

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Autism Center provides early intervention services

Not many on campus know that there is a facility in the Kremen School of Education that provides critical services to the local community while at the same time providing training and certification for students that will lead to plentiful, local jobs.

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Student organizes conference to dispel autism stereotypes

Psychology graduate student Joey Wagoner’s brother, Colby, was diagnosed with autism at the age of 4. At the time Wagoner didn’t know exactly what this meant, but it soon became apparent Colby would not develop normally.

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Silent auction supports autism awareness, raises funding

A fundraiser for the Central California Autism Center was held Saturday night in hopes to raise money for an expansion of the program. While guests browsed the auction tables, a live band played in the background.

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Campus mail center works with disabled

Fresno State’s Mail Center may be hidden away from the center of campus, but it is bringing something very unique to the student community, a place that utilizes the help of volunteers who have special needs. The center, located near the corner of Woodrow and Barstow Avenues, has fulfilled the university’s mail needs for more than 15 years.

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Autism awareness

Bren Howard, 3, was one of many children who participated in Wednesday’s Central California Autism Center’s (CCAC) field day on campus as part of Autism Awareness Month. The event, which took place in front of the Kremen Education Building from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., included food, a bounce house and face painting for the kids.

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Focused on care

Senior Clinical Supervisor Karly Marriott (left) and Behavior Therapist Azure Pellegrino (right) watch 3-year-old Bren Howard as he plays outside.
For the first time at Fresno State, students can delve more deeply into the intricacies of autism by interacting one-on-one with autistic children.

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VIDEO: March 05, 2008: Fresno State’s autism clinic

[MEDIA=99] The Central California Autism Center is located on Fresno State’s campus.

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