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Your Dollars@Work: Investigating Early Influences on Autism Risk

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.

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. 

Your Dollars@Work: Accelerating Development of New Autism Medicines

By developmental pediatrician Daniel Coury, medical director of the Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network. Dr. Coury is also the chief of developmental-behavioral pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, in Columbus, Ohio.

Your Dollars @ Work: Exceptional Minds First Training Class Graduates!

This Your Dollars @ Work post is about Exceptional Minds, a non-profit vocational center & animation studio for young adults on the autism spectrum whose mission is to provide young adults on the Autism Spectrum with customized instruction and hands on experience to earn a living in the fields of multi-media, computer animation and post production.

Your Dollars @ Work: Autismo y Familia Conference for Spanish Speakers

In 2013, Autism Speaks provided a Chapter Grant of $5,000 to ACT Today! to fund Autismo y Familia, a free Spanish autism conference for Spanish-speaking families in the Southern California area. The below post is excerpted from a press release announcing the event. The Chapter, Regional and Neighborhood Grant applications will open next Monday, June 2. Stay tuned!