In the news: New research addresses the needs of adults with autism

Dr. Teal Benevides

Dr. Teal Benevides, associate professor and occupational therapist in the College of Allied Health Sciences, was featured on the “Means Report” where she discussed her latest research project, “Priority Setting to Improve Health Outcomes: Autistic Adults and Other Stakeholders Engage Together.”

Benevides’ project, which aims to highlight the health effects of adult autism, recently received$250,000 from the Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement award.

WJBF News Channel 6: New research addresses the needs of adults with autism

Feb. 13, 2017

Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry
Written by
Nick Garrett

Nick Garrett is a communications coordinator in the Division of Communications & Marketing at Augusta University. Contact him at 706-446-4802 or

View all articles
Written by Nick Garrett

Jagwire is your source for news and stories from Augusta University. Daily updates highlight the many ways students, faculty, staff, researchers and clinicians "bring their A games" in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state of Georgia.

graphic that says download jag mobile with icon buttons below that say download on app store and download on google play with a picture of a phone
Students smiling for a photo in front of the James Brown statue downtown.