May 2012

Wrights Receive Honorary Degrees from Fairfield University

Autism Speaks Co-founders Suzanne and Bob Wright delivered the commencement address for graduate students and received honorary degrees at Fairfield University’s 2012 commencement ceremony, held Sunday, May 20, in Fairfield, Conn.

Kerry's Korner #15: IMFAR: Heather Brown's Story

In this episode, I feature the International Meeting For Autism Research 2012, or IMFAR, which was held in Toronto, Ontario and sponsored in part by Autism Speaks. This footage is from Day 1 of IMFAR; I interviewed Heather Brown, one of the presenters, who shares her story with us.

For more news and commentary, please see the IMFAR 2012 page.

DSM-5 Autism Day At IMFAR 2012

Author: 
Autism Speaks

This blog post is by Harold Doherty. His son Conor has autism. Visit Harold's blog Facing Autism in New Brunswick for more!

You can find the original post here.

The best thing about IMFAR 2012

Author: 
Autism Speaks

John Elder Robison, a member of the Autism Speaks Scientific Advisory and Scientific Treatment Board, author, and advocate will be on tour promoting the softcover version of his acclaimed book Be Different: Adventures of a Free-Range

Ultrasound and Autism - a possible link?

Author: 
Autism Speaks

John Elder Robison, a member of the Autism Speaks Scientific Advisory and Scientific Treatment Board, author, and advocate will be on tour promoting the softcover version of his acclaimed book Be Different: Adventures of a Free-Range Aspergian with Practical Advice for Aspergians, Misfit

Ritvo Swedo DSM5 Autism Shootout At The IMFAR Corral

Author: 
Autism Speaks

This blog post is by Harold Doherty. His son Conor has autism. Visit Harold's blog Facing Autism in New Brunswick for more!

You can find the original post here.

Autism and Sexuality - IMFAR 2012

Author: 
Autism Speaks

John Elder Robison, a member of the Autism Speaks Scientific Advisory and Scientific Treatment Board, author, and advocate will be on tour promoting the softcover version of his acclaimed book Be Different: Adventures of a Free-Range Aspergian with Practical Advice for Aspergians, Misfit

'I' Is for International

  
Posted by Michael Rosanoff, M.P.H., associate director of public health research and scientific review, and 
Andy Shih, Ph.D., Autism Speaks vice president of scientific affairs

Weatherstone-Vance Inspires Our Weatherstone Fellows

Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer Geri Dawson, Ph.D., read the following letter of inspiration from Cheryl Weatherstone-Vance at a reception for the third class of Autism Speaks Dennis Weatherstone Predoctoral Fellows, at the Intern

Watch Wrights Receive Honorary Degrees from Fairfield U

This Sunday, May 20 at 3 p.m. – tune in to watch a live stream of the Fairfield University (Fairfield, Conn.) graduate school commencement exercises, and Autism Speaks Co-founders Suzanne and Bob Wright accept honorary degrees and deliver the 2012 commencement address. In their 15 minute speech to the graduate schools, the Wrights will speak about managing life’s curveballs while striving for success and working for the public good.