Archived | Autism Speaks: Biomarker Initiative | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Screenshot of Autism Speaks Biomarker Initiative page 2007 Biomarker Initiative Currently autism is diagnosed using behavioral criteria. This limits the age at which reliable diagnoses can be made. Yet, case histories tell us that early intervention leads to improved life-long outcomes. To begin intervention at the earliest possible time, priority must be given to developing …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Research On High Risk Baby Sibs | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Research on High Risk Baby Sibs Baby Sibs Researchers Early Signs and Symptoms How to Participate New Findings The High Risk Baby Siblings Research Consortium was established in 2003 with the goal of bringing together the major research groups in the field to discover the earliest behavioral and biomedical markers of autism spectrum disorder. The …

Archived | Autism Speaks Funded Research & New Findings | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Not An Autistic Ally Screenshot of New Findings page on Autism Speaks circa 2007. New Findings Study Reports Lack of Early Name Response May Be Sign of Autism  A new study, published in the April issue of the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, suggests that the failure of a child to respond to his …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Parents As Partners In Research | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

How to Participate In 2005, Autism Speaks established the Parents as Partners program. Parents as Partners in Research connects parents and families of individuals with autism spectrum disorders with investigators conducting clinical autism research studies aimed at diagnosing autism earlier, developing and evaluating treatments and, eventually, finding a cure.  Parents as Partners in Research provides an opportunity …

Archived | Autism Speaks / BSRC: Early Signs & Symptoms | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Early Signs and Symptoms Preliminary results of studies conducted during the first year of life of children later diagnosed with autism indicate that these children show some behavioral abnormalities which may serve as early markers. They include poor eye contact, impairments in visual tracking to an object, atypical responsiveness to name, less social smiling and …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Baby Sibs Consortium Researchers | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Baby Sibs Consortium Researchers The following researchers comprise the committee of principal investigators of the High Risk Baby Siblings Research Consortium. Each investigator actively participates in meetings, shares data and collaborates on joint projects. Each of these researchers share the common goal of identifying autism at the earliest age possible so that intervention strategies can …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Brain Development Initiative | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Screenshot of Brain Development Initiative page Portfolio: Autism Biology The biology of autism is the focus of one of four primary portfolios in the Autism Speaks Sciences Program. The Biology Portfolio will focus on the areas of neuroscience, physiology and molecular biology to gain a better understanding of the pathology and underlying biological mechanisms that …