April 2012

Autism in the News - 04.11.12

Author: 
Autism Speaks

Can Autism Really Be Diagnosed in Minutes? (TIME)
A Harvard researcher says he's achieved exceptional accuracy in identifying autism by using just seven online questions and an evaluation of a short home video of the child, instead of conventional, face-to-face exams that can take hours. Read more.

Chat with Paul from Autism Speaks

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walknowforautismspeaks

Paul Irwin-Dudek Headshot

Friday April 13 at 1pm EST, Autism Speaks National Walk Director, Paul Irwin-Dudek, will be hosting a LIVE Chat!

Join Us for Our First Walk Chat on Friday!

Author: 
Autism Speaks

Friday April 13 at 1pm EST, Autism Speaks National Walk Director, Paul Irwin-Dudek, will be hosting a LIVE Chat! Please join us! 

Autism in the News - 04.10.12

Author: 
Autism Speaks

Autism research may be about to bear fruit (Fox News)
More than $1 billion has been spent over the past decade researching autism. In some ways, the search for its causes looks like a long-running fishing expedition, with a focus on everything from genetics to the age of the father, the weight of the mother, and how close a child lives to a freeway. Read more.

Amy Gravino Chat Transcript

Author: 
Autism Speaks

On Friday April 6 Amy Gravino hosted a LIVE Chat as a part of our 'Aging with Autism' Theme Week. Amy is a certified college coach for individuals with Asperger's Syndrome, and the founder of A.S.C.O.T (Asperger's Syndrome Coaching and Other Techniques) Coaching, LLC. She is also a seasoned public speaker, and has spoken at conferences, professional development workshops, support group meetings, and more since the age of 14.

Spurring Development of New Medicines

Author: 
thescienceteam

Posted by Joe Horrigan, M.D., Autism Speaks assistant vice president and head of medical research 

Autism in the News - 04.09.12

Author: 
Autism Speaks

After $1B, experts see progress on autism's causes (Atlanta, Ga.)
More than $1 billion has been spent over the past decade searching for the causes of autism. In some ways, the research looks like a long-running fishing expedition, with a focus on everything from genetics to the age of the father, the weight of the mother, and how close a child lives to a freeway. Read more.

Kerry’s Korner #8: Intrepid: Autism Speaks Salutes Military

Author: 
Autism Speaks

 

In this episode I feature "Autism Speaks Salutes Military Families," an event held on The Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum to support military families who have loved ones with autism. I also highlight several individuals who spoke about autism at the event including Bob Woodruff, Jeffrey Alan Hoffman, Michael Strautmanis, John Larson and Bob and Suzanne Wright.

 

Making An Impact The Penn State Way

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Autism Speaks U

This post is written by Andrew Moses and Adam Dorfman, Penn State alumni and Autism Speaks U co-founders. Adam and Andrew started the inaugural Autism Speaks U 5K Race/3K Walk at Penn State.