News conference addresses efforts to educate first-responders, caregivers and the general public about the dangers of autism wandering and its frequency.
“Our 6 year old has been diagnosed with autism, and I’d like to get evaluated, too. Problem is, I can’t find anyone who knows how to diagnose adults. All the tests seem to be designed for children.”
With the support of Autism Speaks and the participation of families, researchers at Johns Hopkins are discovering the genetic and environmental factors that affect early brain development.