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Jim Perrin

Minority Children with Autism Less Likely to Receive Specialty Care

Researchers find ethnic disparities in services for autism-related medical issues; Autism Speaks working to close the gap
June 17, 2013

 

In today’s issue of Pediatrics, researchers report stark racial differences in the likelihood that children with autism receive specialty care for related medical conditions. Autism is commonly associated with a range of health conditions such as GI disorders, sleep disturbance and epilepsy.

Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network Receives $12 Million AIR-P Grant

Funding Supports Continued Research, Development of Best Practices, Tool Kits For Families and Physicians, and Clinical Training

The Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network (ATN), has received a $12 million federal grant to continue to serve as the Autism Intervent

September 23, 2011
NEW YORK, N.Y. (September 26, 2011) – The Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network (ATN), has received a $12 million federal grant to continue to serve as the Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health (AIR-P). TheAIR-P supports clinical research, development of best-practice guidelines, tool kits for families and physicians, and clinician training activities.

$12 Million to Support Research and Treatment of Autism-Related Health Issues

September 21, 2011

  Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network (ATN) has competed successfully for another round of federal funding—$12 million—to continue to serve as the Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health (AIR-P).