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Leadership Projects

In addition to didactic coursework and clinical experiences, TIPS for Kids trainees also complete a leadership project.  These projects are presented at an annual poster presentation open to the community.  The 2018-2019 TIPS for Kids trainees will present their leadership projects on April 26th, 2019 from 10AM to Noon in room 118W at the Thompson Center Research and Training Building at 200 N. Keene Street, Columbia, MO 65211. 

Please see below for leadership projects completed by the 2017-2018 cohort of TIPS for Kids trainees.

“Pain in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder Across the Lifespan” completed by trainees Allison Lakie, SPT, Carson Miller, SPT, and Grace Powell, SPT under the supervision of faculty mentors Kristin Sohl, MD, FAAP, Alicia Curran, BS, and Jan McElroy, PT, PhD, PCS

“Epilepsy: An Invisible Disorder” completed by trainee Amy Lake, MS under the supervision of faculty mentor Alicia Curran, BS

 “Early Diagnosis of ASD: Filling the Gaps in Caregiver First Concerns” completed by trainee Megann Whitaker under the supervision of faculty mentor Ashleigh Ohmes Boyd

“Recognizing Ethnic and Racial Disparities in Autism Identification in Schools Nationwide” completed by trainee Abby Isabelle under the supervision of faculty mentor Ashleigh Ohmes Boyd