The four-year federal grant, which was presented to the Institute of Autism Research, will help Canisius evaluate the effectiveness of its school-based program - schoolMAX - as well as focus on the autism spectrum.
Christopher Lopata, the codirector of the institute, said that there are a growing number of students are diagnosed with high functioning autism, which poses a problem for some schools.
The grant will fund trials of nearly 100 elementary students in the Buffalo area, as well as their parents and teachers.
Canisius. You go girl. PS - my student loan check is in the mail. I think?