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Student-Athletes with Self-Reported Autism Spectrum Disorder are More Likely to Score Low on Common Concussion Test, Raising the Need for Autism-Specific Comparison Data

Study sheds light on a medical accessibility issue, the need for alternative or modified concussion assessment norms and the need for baseline testing.
28-Mar-2024 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Suggests Salons as Potential Locations to Combat Domestic Violence in Immigrant Communities

A recent study conducted by Saint Joseph’s University researcher and professor of sociology and criminal justice, Chunrye Kim, Ph.D., revealed that hairstylists in immigrant communities in Queens, New York are aware of domestic violence and other...
20-May-2019 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

SJU Biologist Earns NSF Grant to Study Mysteries of Sleep

Sustained by prestigious grants and a dozen-plus curious students in his lab, Matthew Nelson, Ph.D., uses roundworms to explore the behavioral genetics of sleep.
18-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Saint Joseph’s University Bioethicist Calls for Safe Injection Sites; Proposes Customized Model for Philadelphia

University’s nationally-recognized Institute of Clinical Bioethics collaborates with local institutions on newly published paper proposing a model for safe injection sites designed to prevent the deaths of thousands of Philadelphians vulnerable to...
4-Feb-2019 12:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

App Improves Communication in Non-Verbal Children with Autism

A community-based, pilot study shows a high-tech app is as effective as low-tech picture card intervention at improving social and communication skills in children with autism.
21-Dec-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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SJU Unveils Autism Break Room to Support Sports Fans with Autism

Saint Joseph’s University is one of the first higher education institutions to offer an Autism Break Room in an NCAA Division I athletic arena
12-Dec-2018 12:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Angus Murray Joins Saint Joseph’s University as Executive Director of Nationally Recognized Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support

Saint Joseph’s University announced the appointment of Angus Murray, a seasoned nonprofit leader with deep experience in supporting children and young adults with autism and disabilities, as executive director of the Kinney Center for Autism...
18-Oct-2018 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Different is Fair When Conforming to Gender Norms

As parents of any 8-year-old will tell you, fairness matters to kids. However, new research from investigators at Saint Joseph’s University, shows that perceived fairness is impacted by gender norms. The results were published online in Social...
15-Oct-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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