Listen to this March 2020 Podcast with VTAC/CAR Director and Clinical Science Student Clinician

Rural Health Voice #32: Autism Services, To Go!

VTAC/CAR would like to say a big thank you out to the Virginia Rural Health Association for this exciting podcast interview opportunity!  Angela Scarpa, Director of the Virginia Tech Autism Clinic & Center for Autism Research, and Jennifer Bertollo, a doctoral student clinician, shared in this discussion about our services, the Mobile Autism Clinic and important, ongoing training and research.

Congratulations on these recent affiliate publications!

Journal of Appalachian Health:  Angela Scarpa, Laura Jensen, Denis Gracanin, Sharon Ramey, Angela Dahiya, L. Maria Ingram, Jordan Albright, Alyssa Gatto, Jen Scott, and Lisa Ruble for their article "Access to Autism Spectrum Disorder Services for Rural Appalachian Citizens".

Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology:  Tyler McFayden, Angela Dahiya, Angela Scarpa and Thomas Ollendick "Sluggish Cognitive Tempo in Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, and Their Comorbidity: Implications for Impairment".



Contratulations to the VTAC/CAR/MAC Team for winning 2 awards in 2019:

  • The Virginia State Office of Rural Health's Innovative Rural Award
  • The Virginia Rural Health Association's Best Practices in Rural Health Award  


The MAC in the news:

April 2019 WVTF Public Radio: On the Spectrum; Get on the Bus

April 2019 Virginia Tech News: Mobile Autism Clinic Wins innovation rural award from Virginia State Office of Rural Health

April 2019 WFXR Living Local: Learn about the great resources Virginia Tech has for those with autism

Autism Awareness Day, April 2, 2019 WDBJ News: Advocates aim to raise awareness about individuals with autism

February 2018 Virginia Tech News article: With traveling clinic, Virginia Tech to take autism services to rural Virginia

October 2018 American Psychological Association's Monitor on Psychology article: Traveling Treatments

September 2018 WDBJ7 News coverage from Galax: Virginia Tech brings autism services to rural communities

July 2018 Roanoke Times article from Galax: Driving for an Autism Solution