Autism Speaks’ Paul Wang answers your questions about new findings suggesting that a sulforaphane supplement can ease autism symptoms in some individuals
Post by Autism Speaks summer interns Marissa Solberg (center left) and Martin Florimon (center right) with Autism Speaks science staff Amy Daniels (left) and Michael Rosanoff.
“Our 17-year-old son has autism and has developed diarrhea that we think is related to lactose intolerance. Would probiotics help?”
By developmental-behavioral pediatrician Paul Wang, Autism Speaks’ senior vice president for medical research.
Autism Speaks science interns Marissa Solberg and Martin Florimon discuss their summer research projects -- investigating autism prevalence among adults and access to services in Latino communities. Learn more about Autism Speaks' special relationship with College of the Holy Cross, alma mater of co-founder Bob Wright.
Guest post by pediatric neurologist Martha Herbert, of Harvard Medical School. Dr. Herbert is the author of The Autism Revolution: Whole Body Strategies for Making Life All It Can Be.
Guest post by genetic epidemiologist Christine Ladd-Acosta. In her research, Dr. Ladd-Acosta collaborates with Dani Fallin, director of the Wendy Klag Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Guest post by Chad Chappell, research project coordinator for the Infant Brain Imaging Study (IBIS), at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
“I read about hemp oil for preventing seizures in children and adults with autism. Is there research to support this?”