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Emory Autism Center Welcomes New Director
Emory - 7/28/2021
Mikle South, PhD, will be joining the Emory University School of Medicine and Emory Brain Health Center as director of the Emory Autism Center, effective Sept. 1. South comes to Emory from Brigham Young University where he served as professor of psychology and neuroscience. 

Autism in the Pandemic: How People Cope
GPB NPR - 4/28/2021
Mental health experts such as Matt Segall were alarmed when the pandemic first hit and interrupted access to medical care, speech and occupational therapy and community-based services. Segall, who’s both a psychologist at the Emory Autism Center and an assistant professor of psychiatry at Emory School of Medicine, feared the fallout would negatively affect individuals on the spectrum.