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October 26, 2015


Dissertation study on intelligence, cognition, and sensory processing difference

Marlo Payne Thurman, ABD, is a doctoral candidate at the University of Northern Colorado and is conducting a dissertation study on intelligence, cognition, and sensory processing difference in ASD. Ms. Thurman will be completing her PhD in Special Education in the spring of 2016.

Ms. Thurman is looking for volunteers who are 21 years of age or older and are diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. If you or anyone you know would like to participate in this study, please contact Ms. Thurman by e-mail at marlo.thurman@unco.edu or by phone at 720-887-8407 (leave a voice message or a text). Ms. Thurman will then contact you directly to go over the details of the study.

Marlo Thurman serves on the US Autism & Asperger Association Advisory Board and has presented at the USAAA World Conferences since 2007.


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