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Autism Awareness and Advocacy Club encourages new members to join

Members attended Accepted Students Day to raise awareness about the club on campus. Photo Credit: SCSU Autism Awareness and Advocacy Club. Aaron Berkowitz – News Reporter A club with a cause. Members of Southern’s Autism Awareness and Advocacy Club said they have plans to educate the campus about the truths behind the disorder while also addressing some stigmas that are

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Professors and grad students work on autism research project

Whitney Hoffmann, psychology graduate student, runs through a demonstration of a vocabulary test with Vinnie Apicella, 9, of East Haven. Southern’s Psychology Department has been performing autism research, centered around language difficulties, at one of their labs in Engleman Hall. Photo Credit: Derek Torrellas  Aaron Berkowitz – General Assignment Reporter  A team of SCSU professors and graduate students have come

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An evening with Temple Grandin

Dylan Haviland – Special to the Southern News It was late at night and the auditorium in Engleman Hall bustled with activity. Members of the Board of Education and students alike conversed excitedly over the event. Then with a persona of composure and confidence one of the audience members rose up and paced slowly to the front. The figure was

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