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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, Misfits, More...
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, Misfits, More...
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. Dr. Susan Swedo of the DSM5 autism committee presented a defense of the proposed DSM5 Autism Spectrum Disorder twice yesterday at More...
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, Misfits, More...
   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 As the readers of this blog know, the International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR) is being held More...
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 International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR) in Toronto on May 16 More...
If anyone knows how hectic life can get – WE DO! That’s why we have created the Autism Speaks Weekly Whirl to fill you in on all of the highlights of the week! The last thing we want is for you to be left out of the loop! Please share with friends and family to spread the word about all More...
Saturday, May 19, 2012 - 14:00
  Investigators found that preschool and daycare teachers can easily and effectively screen children for autism. The screening program, tried in a half-dozen low-income communities, identified many previously undiagnosed children. The researchers presented their findings at the International More...
Maplewood Drum Band, comprised of individuals with autism, performed before nearly 2000 at the IMFAR Opening Reception. For more news and commentary, please see our 2012 IMFAR page.  More...
Posted by Alycia Halladay, Ph.D., Autism Speaks director of research for environmental sciences Autism Speaks Toddler Treatment Network met this week at the International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR) in Toronto to share findings and ideas about early interventions for autism. The meeting More...