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Alpha Xi Delta & Autism Speaks Host 3rd Annual Brown Bag Webinar

This post is written by Jaclyn Renner, the Coordinator for Youth and Student Engagement at Autism Speaks and an alumna of the Theta Kappa chapter of Alpha Xi Delta.

                                         

 

Perspective on Breakthrough Report on Autism and Infant Eye Gaze

Our families have expressed great interest in a study published this week showing declining eye contact in infants who go on to develop autism. We’ve asked Paul Wang, Autism Speaks vice president for medical research, to discuss the larger implications around this study and related research. Dr.

Parents Seek Help for Son with Autism and Recurring Behavioral Crises

“Our child – soon to be a teenager – has autism, and there are times when we find ourselves in a true behavioral crisis. What can we do besides call 911?”

So important is this question – and so broad the situations and options - that we’ve invited two experts to provide answers.

Autismo Habla – Autism Speaks at the Ibero-American Summit

Posted by Andy Shih, Autism Speaks senior vice president for scientific affairs, and Michael Rosanoff, Autism Speaks associate director for public health research.