November 04, 2011

UAB Discussion Book Dialogue series on autism continues Nov. 17

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rajesh_kana_storyUAB will continue a series of free lectures Nov. 17, 2011, as part of its Discussion Book Dialogues for the 2011 selection, “Thinking in Pictures: My Life with Autism,” by Temple Grandin.

The lecture, “Autism as a Distributed Neural Systems Disorder” will be presented by Rajesh Kana, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology and director of the UAB Cognition, Brain and Autism Laboratory within the UAB College of Arts and Sciences.

The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Heritage Hall 549, 1401 University Blvd.

Discussion Book Dialogues will take place every third Thursday of the month from September through April 2012. The goal of the dialogues is not to push a particular agenda but to provide information to help people make more informed decisions about relevant issues. Snacks are provided.

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