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Calls to Action

Geraldine Dawson

December 02, 2012

 

 

1 December 2012

Dear friends and colleagues,

Today, the American Psychiatric Association voted to accept the revised fifth edition of its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5). The manual – used by clinicians nationwide to diagnose mental health conditions – will be published in spring 2013.

DELSIA’s First Award funded by Autism Speaks Supports Development of Arbaclofen and other Innovative Treatments for ASD

Autism Speaks and Delivering Scientific Innovation for Autism, LLC (DELSIA), its non-profit affiliate, announced today a partnership be

December 03, 2012

New York, N.Y. (December 3, 2012) – Autism Speaks and Delivering Scientific Innovation for Autism, LLC (DELSIA), its non-profit affiliate, announced today a partnership between DELSIA and Seaside Therapeutics (Cambridge, Mass.) that aims to discover biomarkers that can be used to facilitate the development of safe, effective and personalized treatments of autism spectrum disorders (ASD).

Achieves significant gains in social interaction and brain activity associated with response to social cues

The Early Start Denver Model, a comprehensive behavioral early intervention program that is appropriate for children with autism spectr

October 26, 2012

(NEW YORK, N.Y., October 26, 2012) – The Early Start Denver Model (ESDM), a comprehensive behavioral early intervention program that is appropriate for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) as young as 12 months, has been found to be effective in improving social skills and brain responses to social cues in a randomized controlled study published online today in the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

DELSIA, an independent not-for-profit affiliate of Autism Speaks, will focus on accelerating the translation of scientific breakthroughs into products that will improve quality of life and health for those affected by autism

Autism Speaks announced the formation of Delivering Scientific Innovation for Autism (DELSIA) an independent not-for-profit affiliate o

October 25, 2012

NEW YORK, N.Y. (October 25, 2012) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced the formation of Delivering Scientific Innovation for Autism (DELSIA) an independent not-for-profit affiliate of Autism Speaks that will work directly with for-profit sector partners to stimulate the conversion of scientific research from the lab into products needed by both the autism and medical communities, more rapidly and effectively.