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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 disorder in the DSM-5, to be published in 2013. Readers heard about its potential implications for individuals to receive an autism diagnosis and appropriate services.

Annual Letter from the Chief Science Officer

January 05, 2012

Autism Speaks Awards over $13 Million in Research Funding

December 21, 2011

 

Autism Speaks is pleased to announce $13,242,279 in grants for scientific research on autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and its treatment. The grants will support a total of 47 research projects and programs, including the following:

Doctors Are In – Webchat with Dawson and Horrigan

Starting January 5, 2012 – Live Web Chat First Thursday of Every Month 3:00 - 4:00 pm ET / 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm PT

Beginning Thursday, January 5, 2012, Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer Geri Dawson, Ph.D. and Assistant VP, Head of Medical Research

December 07, 2011

 Beginning Thursday, January 5, 2012, Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer Geri Dawson, Ph.D. and Assistant VP, Head of Medical Research Joseph Horrigan, M.D. will jointly conduct “ Autism Speaks Office Hour: The Doctors Are In,” a monthly live web chat with Drs.

Chief Science Officer Geri Dawson, PhD, to Host ‘Promoting Language, Learning, and Engagement in Toddlers and Preschoolers’ Chat

Dec 1, 12:30 to 1:30 Eastern
 
Topic: Promoting Language, Learning, and Engagement in Toddlers and Preschoolers
 
Please join Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer Geri Dawson, PhD, for the second of her regularly scheduled “Office Hours.” This month, Geri invites questions on early behavioral interventions for toddlers and preschoolers, including new research on parent-delivered interventions.