Environmental Factors

Autism Speaks Awards $4.8 Million for New Research Projects

New York, N.Y. (January 7, 2013) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced the award of $4.8 million in funding for 14 new research projects. To date, Autism Speaks ... More...

Autism Speaks Awards Nearly $5 Million to Fund Research on Autism Spectrum Disorders

New York, N.Y. (September 27, 2012) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced the awarding of new research grants totaling nearly $5 million. “Autism Speaks is committed to con... More...

Autism Speaks Awards $1.1 Million to Fund High Priority Studies

New York, N.Y. (March 26, 2012) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced the award of new research grants totaling $1.1 million in funding to support high priority studies. “S... More...

Autism Speaks Awards First Philip and Faith Geier Autism Research Grant in Environmental Sciences

NEW YORK, N.Y. (January 25, 2012) –  Autism Speaks is pleased to announce its first Philip and Faith Geier Autism Research Grants in Environmental Sciences, named in honor of Phil Geier and his late wife, Faith in recognition o... More...

Autism Speaks Awards 47 New Research Grants Funding $13.2 Million Over Next Three Years

New York, N.Y. (December 21, 2011) – Autism Speaks, the world’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, today announced the awarding of 47 new research grants totaling $13,242,279 in funding over the next three years. Grants ... More...

Prenatal Vitamins Before and After Conception May Decrease Autism Risk

Study bolsters idea that low folic acid may increase risk in those with genetic vulnerabilities

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Birth Complications and Autism

July 11, 2011

The first scientific review of all research on birth-related risk factors for autism has clarified the conditions that may contribute to the development of this neurobiological disorder. The ... More...

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