Is my 18-month-old son too young to be evaluated for autism?
This week’s “Got Questions?” answer comes from Lauren Elder, PhD, Autism Speaks assistant director of dissemination science
Posted by Alycia Halladay, PhD, Autism Speaks senior director of environmental and clinical sciences and Jill James, PhD. Dr. James is a member of Autism Speaks Treatment Advisory Board, which reviews proposals for treatment studies.
I’d like to know more about equine therapy. Can horseback riding really help people with autism?
One of your recent blogs described a study aimed at managing the weight gain associated with the antipsychotic medicines used to treat autism-related irritability. We’re considering one of these medications for our child. Are there other side effects?
Guest post by Gailynn Gluth, founder and CEO of Wynsum Arts, a social enterprise dedicated to helping parents find the most effective and affordable mobile technology and online solutions for children with special needs
Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer Geri Dawson, Ph.D., welcomes attendees to the world’s first Autism Investment Conference and explains why now is the time to turn advances in autism research into services and products that can transform lives. Read more about this landmark Autism Speaks conference here.
Posted by Michael Rosanoff, Autism Speaks associate director of public health research and scientific review
Guest post by Daniel Messinger, PhD, professor of psychology and pediatrics at the University of Miami, and developmental psychologist Gregory Young, PhD, of the MIND Institute at the University of California, Davis.