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: International Epidemiology Grant Summaries (Winter 2008) | Circa 2008 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Shuaib Kauchali, PhDUniversity of KwaZulu-Natal, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, South Africa; and Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NYTotal: $120,000 for 2 years KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Autism Study Little is known about how frequently Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) occurs in children in developing countries. The primary aim of the KZN Autism Study …

Archived | Autism Speaks: 2008 Basic and Clinical Awards (Summer) | Circa 2008 #NotAnAutisticAlly

2008 Basic and Clinical Awards (Summer) Glenys Dixon, B PsychTelethon Institute for Child Health Research$128,045 for 2 years International trends in diagnoses and incidence of autism spectrum disorders Although there have been numerous studies investigating the increased prevalence or "epidemic" or autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), it is still not clear whether this relates to a …

Archived | e-Speaks: Autism Safety Project; Expert Think Tank Focuses on Adults; June Walks Start Strong; Comprehensive Study of Early Risk Factors for Autism | Circa June 11, 2009 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Note: Links are original and probably no longer work. e-Speaks || June 12, 2009 New Online Resource Created to Aid First Responders Autism Speaks today launched the Autism Safety Project, an online tool kit for individuals with autism, families, and first responders that provides information and strategies to promote safety in emergency situations. The kit was …

Archived | ASA Launches New Online Course on Autism and Environmental Health; Register Today for Day on the Hill 2009 | Circa Dec 4, 2009 #NotAnAutisticAlly

NEWSAutism Society of America Launches New Online Course on Autism and Environmental HealthThe Autism Society of America is pleased to announce the release of its newest online course, “Autism and the Environment 101.” Sponsored by the John Merck Fund, this introductory-level course was designed to give individuals with autism spectrum disorders, parents, other family members, physicians, …

Snapshot | Google alerts – autism | Circa October 27, 2008

Google News Alert for: autism New ways to diagnose autism earlierAbilene Reporter-News - Abilene,TX,USABy Jeremy Singer-Vine Scientists have begun looking for signs of autism in children as young as a few months. Diagnosis allows parents to initiate ...See all stories on this topicBRITT EDWARDS: Clarity in autism approachGeelong Advertiser - Geelong,Victoria,AustraliaMANY of us know of someone who is autistic. An increasing number of children …

Snapshot | Google alerts – autism | Circa October 27, 2008

Google News Alert for: autism New ways to diagnose autism earlierAbilene Reporter-News - Abilene,TX,USABy Jeremy Singer-Vine Scientists have begun looking for signs of autism in children as young as a few months. Diagnosis allows parents to initiate ...See all stories on this topicBRITT EDWARDS: Clarity in autism approachGeelong Advertiser - Geelong,Victoria,AustraliaMANY of us know of someone who is autistic. An increasing number of children …