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Autism Speaks Launches "Visual Supports" Tool Kit

Provides Valuable Instruction to Parents and Providers to Improve Daily Communication When Your Child with Autism Has Limited Verbal Skills

Autism Speaks released the Visual Supports and Autism Spectrum Disorder tool kit providing valuable guidance to parents, families and p

December 01, 2011
NEW YORK, N.Y. (December 1, 2011) – Autism Speaks, North America’s largest autism science and advocacy organization today released the Visual Supports and Autism Spectrum Disorder tool kit providing valuable guidance to parents, families and providers about how to utilize pictures, photographs and other visual supports to improve communication for children, adolescents and adults who struggle with understanding or using language.

ATN Site Director, Beth Malow, M.D., M.S. Named to Endowed Chair at Vanderbilt University

Autism Speaks’ Autism Treatment Network (ATN) is delighted to announce the high honor bestowed on Beth Malow, M.D., M.S., Site Director of the ATN program at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Dr. Malow has been named to Vanderbilt University’s Burry Chair in Cognitive Childhood Development, and is one of 10 Vanderbilt faculty members named to endowed chairs in a ceremony on September 26th.

"Medical Home" Crucial for Autism Treatment and Family Support

September 27, 2011

 Families of children with special medical needs face numerous challenges best met by high-quality “medical homes” that provide comprehensive health care and social support, write pediatricians Paul Carbone, MD, and Nancy Murphy, MD, in “Parent-Provider-Community Partnerships: Optimizing Outcomes for Children With Disabilities,” a

Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network Receives $12 Million AIR-P Grant

Funding Supports Continued Research, Development of Best Practices, Tool Kits For Families and Physicians, and Clinical Training

The Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network (ATN), has received a $12 million federal grant to continue to serve as the Autism Intervent

September 23, 2011
NEW YORK, N.Y. (September 26, 2011) – The Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network (ATN), has received a $12 million federal grant to continue to serve as the Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health (AIR-P). TheAIR-P supports clinical research, development of best-practice guidelines, tool kits for families and physicians, and clinician training activities.

$12 Million to Support Research and Treatment of Autism-Related Health Issues

September 21, 2011

  Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network (ATN) has competed successfully for another round of federal funding—$12 million—to continue to serve as the Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health (AIR-P).