Press Release - Detail
For immediate release Wednesday, April 27, 2016
CONTACT: Roy L. Williams, Director of Public Relations    
Birmingham Public Library                                               
Phone: (205) 226-3746 cell (205) 568-0067                                                        
Avondale Library, UAB partner to offer free autism educational workshop on Tuesday, May 10
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Chances are that you, a relative, friend or coworker has someone in their family affected by autism,  one of the nation’s fastest-growing ailments. The Avondale Library and UAB are partnering to offer a free autism educational workshop.
The UAB Comprehensive Neuroscience Center and Avondale Branch Library will present Avondale NeuroScience Café on Tuesday, May 10, at 6:30 p.m. The library is located at 509 40th St. South in Birmingham.
The topic, “The Reading Brain and its Role in Autism,” will be presented by Rajesh Kana, associate professor of psychology at UAB.  Kana is director of the Cognition, Brain, and Autism Laboratory and co-director of the Undergraduate Neuroscience Program at UAB.
For more information, call the Avondale Library at (105) 226-4000 or visit the library. You can also get information on the UAB Comprehensive Neuroscience Center at

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