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Autism Speaks

International Conference on Innovative Autism Technologies

Invitation for research abstracts now open; families, scientists and other autism professionals to meet in Paris this fall
March 31, 2014

Autism Speaks is co-sponsoring the 2nd International Conference on Innovative Service Autism Technologies (ITASD 2014), at the Pasteur Institute in Paris, October 3 and 4.

Autism and Bullying Podcast: Factors that Protect or Increase Risk

Autism journal podcast features research findings on the factors that protect against or increase risk of bullying of students with ASD
March 31, 2014

This month’s “Autism Matters” podcast features an interview with special-education researcher Judith Hebron on her study identifying factors that protect against or increase the risk of bullying of students with aut

Autism and Prenatal Development

Autism Speaks neuroscientist Dan Smith answers questions about this week’s breakthrough report in the New England Journal of Medicine
March 28, 2014

Our recent news report “Direct Evidence that Autism Starts During Prenatal Development” continues to spark tremendous interest and discussion on both the story’s webpage and the Autism Speaks

Autism’s Rising Numbers: Q&A with Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer

Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer Rob Ring responds to questions sparked by the CDC’s updated estimate of autism prevalence
March 27, 2014

 Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer Rob Ring responds to questions about the CDC’s updated estimate of autism prevalence in the United States

Direct Evidence that Autism Starts During Prenatal Development

Researchers find common pattern of disruption to prenatal brain development; propose that early intervention may help brain compensate
March 26, 2014

Update: Read our related Q&A with Autism Speaks neuroscientist Dan Smith here.