Resident Awarded Scholarship for Work with Children with Autism

June 20, 2014

HOLMDEL –Township resident, Taylor Soave, a junior at University of Delaware, Newark, Del., is one of the university’s students awarded a 2014 Autism Delaware scholarship.

Soave received the Autism Delaware Daniel and Lois Gray Memorial Scholarship, which was created specifically for eligible UD undergraduate and graduate students working toward a professional position in the autism spectrum disorder (ASD) community.

In her plan to work as a speech-language pathologist with children with ASD, Soave has shadowed numerous speech-language pathologists and is currently majoring in cognitive science with a minor in disabilities studies and educational studies. She has also worked at Key to Me Therapy (a therapy center for children with disabilities), is a play therapist (using a form of psychotherapy in which children use play to express themselves), and has tutored children with intellectual disabilities.

 

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