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Autism and Associated Medical Conditions

Guest post by epidemiologist Laura Schieve, Ph.D., of the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, at t... More...

Autism in the News – 01.23.12

Autism: Finding a place to be “not even wrong” (Silver Spring, Md.)

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LIVE Chat with Geri Dawson, PhD & Lisa Goring Analyzing DSM-5

Chief Science Officer Geri Dawson, PhD and Family Services Vice President Lisa Goring hosted a LIVE Chat to address concerns sparked by this week’s New York Times article on proposed revisions to the medical definition of autism spectrum dis... More...

The Changing Definition of Autism: Critical Issues Ahead

Posted by Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer Geri Dawson, PhD.   Many in our community are understandably concerned ... More...

Tune in TODAY for Autism Speaks’ Analysis of the DSM-5

Tune-in today to hear Autism Speaks’ leadership discuss the recently released analysis of the DSM-5, to be published in 2013, and hear about its potential implications for individuals to receive an autism diagnosis and appro... More...

Weekly Whirl – Focus on Sevenly!

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 sh... More...

Autism America Radio – Saturday January 21st

Autism America Radio welcomes special guests, author and athlete Rodney Peete and attorney Valerie Vanaman.   Join hosts Matthew Asner and special guest host, author Monica Holloway for two hours of talk and interviews this Saturd... More...

Autism in the News – 01.20.12

New Definition of Autism Will Exclude Many, Study Suggests (The New York Times) Proposed changes in the definition of autism would sharply reduce the skyrocketing rate at which the disorder is diagnosed and might ... More...

What is epigenetics, and what does it have to do with autism?

This week’s “Got Questions?” answer comes from Alycia Halladay, PhD, Autism Speaks director of research for e... More...

Learn More About January’s Home of the Month

After we highlighted Farmsteads of New England as January’s “Home of the Month” on our new Housing Portal, we received many requests for more information about... More...

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