Alycia Halladay

Looking Back on 10 Years of ‘Baby Sibs’ Autism Research

Posted by Alycia Halladay, Autism Speaks senior director for environmental and clinical sciences.

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Raising Autism Awareness at Megafest is a Profound Experience

This post is by Pat Robbins, Texas area director for Autism Speaks, and Alycia Halladay, Autism Speaks’ senior director of environmental and clinical sciences.

MegaFest. Sounds big, right? It was! Those of us who wer... More...

African American Physicians Embrace Autism Speaks Early Access to Care

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Pregnant mom seeks advice on reducing toxic exposures

“If exposure to toxic substances during pregnancy can increase the risk that my child will develop autism, what can I do to reduce my exposure?" 

 

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Understanding Sex Differences in Autism

Posted by Alycia Halladay, PhD, Autism Speaks senior director of environ... More...

Autism, Old Grandpas and Mom's Childhood

Two new research reports shine light on multi-generational influences on autism. Here's some much needed perspective on what they mean - and don't mean...

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More about Prenatal Folic Acid and Autism

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Finding Information on Autism-Related Genes

My 2.5-year-old daughter has a deletion on the short arm of her X-chromosome (Xp22.31). What do researchers know about the relationship between autism and genetic changes? How can I find  researchers who are studying this particular d... More...

Breastfeeding and Autism Risk

Have researchers looked at whether breastfeeding or formula feeding affects autism risk?

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Cord Blood Banking

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

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