(April 29, 2014) -- Wendy Chung, a geneticist with the Simons Foundation, gave an insightful "TEDTalk" on autism earlier this month. In lay-friendly terms, she discussed what is known - and not known - about autism spectrum disorders. TEDTalks are daily video podcasts that feature the best talks and performances from TED Conferences across the world.
In the video above Dr. Chung discusses topics such as the causes of autism and what goes into diagnosing someone with autism. Dr. Chung also discusses research being funded by the Simons Foundation.