Science

Promoting Teen Social Skills

What approaches are effective in improving social skills among teens on the autism spectrum?

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Donated Tissue Makes New Findings Possible

Researcher thanks Autism Speaks Autism Tissue Program and its donors for enabling her study of brain inflammation, cell damage and antioxidants.

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Mr. Rogers & Video Modeling

Was Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood made for children with autism? Is there any evidence that his shows help our kids?

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Air Pollution and Autism Risk

AGRE families help uncover gene-environment interactions.

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Prematurity & Autism

Do we know how long it takes a premature baby to catch up in brain development? Is there anything parents can do to reduce autism risk during this period?

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Better Animal Models Lead to Better Treatments

Geneticist Richard Paylor explains the importance of the animal models being developed with Autism Speaks support. 

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Videoblog: Peter Gerhardt at the National Conference

Meeting the Needs of Adolescents and Adults with Autism: Peter Gerhardt, Ed.D., educational director of the McCarton Uppe... More...

Videoblog: Amy Hess & Lisa Goring at the National Conference

“Putting It All Together” for Your Child with Autism: Amy Hess, ATN site coordinator at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, and Lisa Goring, Autism Speaks vice president of Family Services, discuss key points fo... More...

Videoblog: Managing Challenging Behaviors

From the Autism Speaks National Family Conference in Columbus, Ohio, Daniel Coury, MD, discusses three ways that families can better manage challenging behaviors of their child with autism. Dr.

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Videoblog: Discussing GI Issues at the National Conference

Alessio Fasano, MD, professor of pediatrics, medicine and physiology and director of the Mucosal Biology Research Center and the Center for Celiac Research at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, discusses the three most exciting breakth... More...

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