Beth Malow

Largest Study to Date Confirms Autism’s Link to Disordered Sleep

The largest study of its kind has confirmed that children with autism have poo... More...

More Evidence that Melatonin Eases Autism-Associated Insomnia

When taken regularly, a nightly dose of melatonin helps children with autism and insomnia fall asleep, according to a pilot ... More...

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 U... More...

Melatonin Shows Promise for Improving Sleep Problems in Children with Autism

Ask any parent of a child with autism how their child sleeps, and chances are they've struggled. And it's no wonder: 44 to 83% of children with autism have suffered from sleep problems, which include difficulty falling asleep, staying... More...

Autism Speaks Announces $3.6 Million in Grants Focusing on Environmental Factors and Autism

NEW YORK, NY (September 18, 2008) – Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism advocacy organization, today announced that it has committed more than $3.6 million to investigate environmental risk factors for autis... More...

Autism Treatment Network Receives $12 Million Grant from Health Resources and Services Administration

NEW YORK, NY (September 11, 2008) -- Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism advocacy organization, today announced that its Autism Treatment Network (ATN) has received a three-year, $12 million grant to serve as an Autism Intervention Rese... More...

2004 NAAR Grants Funded

In 2005, NAAR committed $8.3 million to fund 41 pilot studies, 14 pre- and 7 post-doctoral fellowships as well as three large collaborative programs: the NAAR Autism Genome Project, the High Risk Baby Siblings Research Project and the Autism Tissue P... More...

Autism Speaks, the CDC, and the Advertising Council Launch New Program to Educate Teachers about the Importance of Early Intervention for Autism

NEW YORK, September 24, 2008 – Autism Speaks, in partnership with the Ad Council, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced today the launch of a new, groundbreaking educational tool kit, ... More...

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