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Self-advocates, families and autism professionals invited to weigh in on research to explore effects of new diagnostic criteria for ASD
April 17, 2014

The National Institutes of Health is inviting input from self-advocates, family members, health professionals and scientists on research that can explore the effects of the new diagnostic criteria for autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Expedited Funding and Research Will Study Differences in DSM-IV and Proposed DSM-5; Suzanne and Bob Wright Trailblazer Grant Seeks to Improve Quality of Life for Those Hypersensitive to Noise; and Environmental Health Study will Evaluate Impact of Flame Retardants on Immune System

Autism Speaks announced the award of new research grants totaling $1.1 million in funding to support high priority studies. “Suzanne an

March 14, 2012

New York, N.Y. (March 26, 2012) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced the award of new research grants totaling $1.1 million in funding to support high priority studies. “Suzanne and I are extraordinarily proud of Autism Speaks’ continued funding for novel research projects which have tremendous potential to open new avenues to understanding autism,” said Autism Speaks Co-founder Bob Wright.