Next Omaha Science Cafe to discuss autism

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha Science Café scheduled for Tuesday will to explore the verbal behavior and skill acquisition of early learners with autism spectrum disorders

The featured speaker will be Amanda Zangrillo, who is an assistant professor and case manager for the severe behavior disorder program in the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders at the Munroe-Meyer Institute at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

She also will discuss problem behaviors.

The event is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Slowdown, 729 N. 14th St. in Omaha.

Science Cafes are free educational events sponsored by UNMC and other groups to increase people's science literacy. They are open to everyone 21 and older.

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