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

Psychometrics Initiative The psychometrics initiative focuses on improving and developing psychological assessments for screening and diagnosing children with autism. The initiative was kicked off in 1997 with a CAN-organized meeting to develop a practical screening tool, the Autism Screening and Diagnostic Evaluation , for primary care physicians.To spur more research in this area, CAN issued a specific …

Archived | Cure Autism Now: Autism Screening & Diagnostic Evaluation: CAN Consensus Statement | Circa March 1998 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Screenshot of the newsletter front page. d_200707_canconsensusDownload Feature Article CNS Spectrums Journal March 1998 Published in the CNS Spectrums Journal Volume 3 -Number 3 • March 1998 Autism Screening and Diagnostic Evaluation: CAN Consensus Statement EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES Discuss the usefulness of a simple screening tool for autism and pervasive developmental disorders.Identify appropriate neurodevelopmental evaluations in …

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: CDC Report Draws Wide Attention | Circa February 8, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

CDC Report Draws Wide Attention (Links included here direct back to the Web Archive/Wayback Machine) News from the Centers for Disease Control that the prevalance of autism is higher than previously believed – up to 1 in 150 – gained widespread coverage in national and local press this week. Here are links to some of …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Autism Genome Project (AGP) | Circa 2004 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Genome Project Launched in 2004, the Autism Genome Project, or AGP, is the largest study ever conducted to find the genes associated with inherited risk for autism. Many of the world's leading genetics researchers pooled their resources and used a promising new technology, the DNA microarray, to scan the human genome in the search for …

Archived | ‘New’ Autism Speaks Gathers in Capital | Circa March 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

'New' Autism Speaks Gathers in Capital Volunteers, Field Staff and Leadership Celebrate Gains of 2006, Plan New Initiatives for 2007 Heeding repeated calls to serve the autism community as “one strong voice,” nearly 240 staff and volunteers of the newly combined Autism Speaks and Cure Autism Now, or CAN, joined forces in Washington, D.C. March …

Archived | Autism Speaks: ABC’S Nightline Features ASD Video Glossary | Circa October 15, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

ABC'S Nightline Features ASD Video Glossary The Oct. 15 episode of ABC's Nightline featured the new ASD video glossary recently launched by Autism Speaks, FirstSigns and Florida State University. Autism Speaks President Mark Roithmayr and Dr. Amy M. Wetherby, director of Florida State University's FIRST WORDS Project, appeared in the segment. Read about the segment on the ABC …