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Should we bank our new baby’s umbilical cord blood as a possible treatment for autism? Our first child was recently diagnosed with ASD.

This week’s “Got Questions?” answer comes from Alycia Halladay, PhD, Autism Speaks senior director of environmental and clinical sciences, and Daniel Smith, PhD, Autism Speaks senior director of discovery neuroscience.

Posted by Lauren Elder, PhD, Autism Speaks assistant director of dissemination science. This month, Dr. Elder and Autism Speaks Senior Vice President for Scientific Affairs Andy Shih, PhD, traveled to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to help facilitate the historic, first early intervention training program in the Arab region.