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MedPage Today: Shriver Center researcher says few studies focus on obesity in people with intellectual, developmental disabilities

Children with intellectual and developmental disabilities may face more risk factors for obesity than typically developing youths, but few studies have focused on obesity in those with disabilities, a researcher in UMass Medical School’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center told MedPage Today

Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center director tells Central Mass. Autism Summit ‘it requires a village’ to treat children with autism

Jean A. Frazier, MD, director of UMass Medical School’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center, told the second annual Central Massachusetts Autism Summit that treating autism “requires a village,” according to the Telegram & Gazette.