Denton Record-Chronicle: New autism assessment center to expand testing options for North Texas families
A new autism assessment clinic opening this fall on the University of North Texas campus could help mitigate wait times by offering local families another option for autism spectrum disorder assessments. Created through a partnership between Texas Woman’s University’s Woodcock Institute and the University of North Texas, the Woodcock Autism Assessment Clinic will offer ASD testing for children ages 18 months to 18 years.
The Texas Woman’s University Woodcock Institute and Department of Psychology and Philosophy are partnering with the University of North Texas Kristin Farmer Autism Center to create a new joint clinic that will increase access to autism spectrum disorder (ASD) assessment services across the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.
What began five years ago as Texas Woman’s University’s largest gift in history from world-renowned psychologist and psychometrician Richard W. Woodcock, Ph.D., will more than triple — reaching nearly $25 million in three years.
TWU’s Board of Regents today voted to rename the Human Development Building (HDB) on the university’s Denton campus for Richard W. Woodcock, Ph.D., whose series of tests for cognition, achievement and reading have set the worldwide standard for psychological assessment.
Texas Woman's University has gotten a $10 million gift from a foundation created by psychologist Richard W. Woodcock. The gift from the Woodcock-Muñoz Foundation in Nashville is the largest single donation in TWU history. Woodcock is dissolving the foundation with the gift to TWU.
Watch: TWU Woodcock Institute press conference
June 17, 2015—DENTON—Texas Woman’s University announced today a historic milestone with statewide, national and international implications for health sciences professionals, psychologists, educators and others working in fields related to neurocognitive research and applied practice, and the communities they serve.
Texas Woman’s University officials will announce today that Richard W. Woodcock is donating roughly $10 million to the university, the largest gift in university history.
Historic gift to launch Woodcock Institute for Advancement of Neurocognitive Research and Applied Practice
A gift of nearly $10 million from a foundation created by world-renowned psychologist and psychometrician Richard W. Woodcock will put Texas Woman’s University at the center of interdisciplinary research into cognitive and achievement assessments and advancing effective clinical practice for two-year-olds to octogenarians.
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