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Your Dollars@Work: Insights into Early Brain Development in Autism

Researchers funded by Autism Speaks share findings, seek participants for study of infants in families affected by autism

Guest post by Chad Chappell, research project coordinator for the Infant Brain Imaging Study (IBIS), at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. 

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.

Early Nonverbal Cues to Autism Risk

Guest post by Lisa Ibanez, PhD, a research scientist at the University of Washington Autism Center, and Daniel Messinger, PhD, professor of psychology at the University of Miami, and a member of the Autism Speaks Baby Siblings Research Consortium.