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Early Start Denver Model not only achieves optimal outcomes in IQ, social interaction and brain activity, but minimizes therapies required through school years following intervention

Early Start Denver Model minimizes therapies required through school years following intervention

April 30, 2013

(NEW YORK, N.Y.) May 1, 2013 – The Early Start Denver Model (ESDM), a comprehensive behavioral early intervention program that is appropriate for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) as young as 12 months, has been found to reduce the need for ASD therapies and special education services through the school years following their early intervention. These findings were presented by David S.

Achieves significant gains in social interaction and brain activity associated with response to social cues

The Early Start Denver Model, a comprehensive behavioral early intervention program that is appropriate for children with autism spectr

October 26, 2012

(NEW YORK, N.Y., October 26, 2012) – The Early Start Denver Model (ESDM), a comprehensive behavioral early intervention program that is appropriate for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) as young as 12 months, has been found to be effective in improving social skills and brain responses to social cues in a randomized controlled study published online today in the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Brings Together More Than 1800 Participants From Around the World to Discuss the Latest Findings on the Causes, Treatments and Diagnoses of Autism
Autism Speaks is a major sponsor and scientific participant in the 2012 International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR). Organized by
May 16, 2012

NEW YORK, N.Y. (May 15, 2012) – Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, is a major sponsor and scientific participant in the 2012 International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR). Organized by the International Society of Autism Research, IMFAR brings together more than 1800 scientists, clinicians, students, parents and individuals with autism from 40 countries to discuss and share the latest research into autism's causes, treatments and diagnoses.

Funding Supports Expansion of Autism Speaks Early Diagnosis and Intervention Initiative

The General Chapter of Royal Arch Masons International presented Autism Speaks with a $100,000 Royal Arch Research Assistance grant in

November 16, 2011
NEW YORK, N.Y. (November 16, 2011) -- On Thursday, November 10, the General Chapter of Royal Arch Masons International presented Autism Speaks, the world’s largest autism research and advocacy organization, with a $100,000 Royal Arch Research Assistance (RARA) grant in support of the Autism Speaks early diagnosis and early intervention initiative to investigate auditory processing disorders in children with autism.

Renowned Fashion Designer Tommy Hilfiger and NASCAR Driver Jamie McMurray Featured in Two Innovative Animated TV Ads

The Advertising Council, in partnership with Autism Speaks, announced today the launch of innovative public service advertisements (PSA

November 07, 2011

NEW YORK, N.Y. (November 7, 2011) – The Advertising Council, in partnership with the world’s largest autism science and advocacy organization Autism Speaks, announced today the launch of innovative public service advertisements (PSAs) featuring renowned fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger, and NASCAR driver Jamie McMurray and his niece who has autism. The PSAs are designed to help raise awareness about autism and to encourage the public to learn the early warning signs of a disorder that now affects one in every 110 American children.

Research funded by Autism Speaks provides vital information on the need to screen baby siblings of children on the spectrum
August 15, 2011

August 15, 2011

Parents of children with autism are understandably concerned about the likelihood that subsequent children will be affected. New research, made possible by Autism Speaks, shows that the chances are considerably higher than previous estimates.