Many studies have examined possible links between vaccination and increased prevalence of autism. This research has paid particular attention to the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine, vaccines containing thimerosal and the total number of vaccines administered during early childhood or any one doctor’s visit. These studies have not found a link between vaccines and autism.
(Oct 22, 2014) How early should autism treatment begin? At 1 p.m. Eastern today, join leading experts on early intervention for a Twitter chat hosted by SFARI.org. Participants will include behavior analyst Kara Reagon, Autism Speaks associate director for dissemination science, and a number of Autism Speaks-funded researchers including:
(Oct 19, 2014) - Tomorrow Autism Speaks President Liz Feld, Co-Founder Bob Wright and Vasili Tsamis of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation will welcome the sixth class of Dennis Weatherstone Predoctoral Fellows, at the Princeton Club, in New York City.
(Oct 15, 2014) Today, autism researchers and clinicians from around the world will meet in Baltimore to begin developing practical and freely available tools for diagnosing autism in low- and middle-income countries.