Autism News Stories

  1. Brittany Travers


    Video game improves balance in youth with autism

    November 22, 2017

  2. Waisman researcher, Maureen Durkin


    Autism prevalence and socioeconomic status: What’s the connection?

    October 13, 2017

  3. Waisman Center Autism Treatment Program Director Molly Murphy


    WSJ: With autism diagnoses on the rise, parents sort through treatment options

    September 05, 2017

  4. Waisman researcher, Luigi Puglielli


    The chatter within our cells

    August 03, 2017

  5. Waisman researcher, Sigan Hartley


    Researchers gain insight into day-to-day lives of parents raising children with autism

    March 20, 2017

  6. Giizhak's holiday cards


    A Kid. His Cards. And a Cause.

    December 13, 2016

  7. Waisman researcher, Susan Ellis Weismer


    Why do children with autism often have language delays?

    December 06, 2016

  8. Autism

    New CDC funding will expand knowledge about children with autism spectrum disorder

    July 11, 2016

  9. Thumbnail of Molly Murphy, Clinical Assistant Professor, Waisman Center


    Autism treatment offerings expand in Madison

    June 13, 2016

  10. Luigi Puglielli


    Novel mouse model sheds new light on autism spectrum disorder

    June 01, 2016

  11. Children’s Theatre Goes Sensory-Friendly


    Children’s Theatre Goes Sensory-Friendly

    April 22, 2016

  12. Autism

    Autism prevalence increasing in Wisconsin, says latest CDC report

    April 07, 2016

  13. Autism

    A spectrum of therapy

    April 01, 2016

  14. Video Games and autism


    Video game research shows promise for autism

    January 20, 2016

  15. Girl skipping


    Searching for Associations: New Waisman investigator studies child behavior disorders and the genetics and environment behind them

    November 17, 2015

  16. Daniel J. Laxman


    Dads' parenting of children with autism improves moms' mental health

    July 16, 2015

  17. Autism Brain


    Frayed nerve bundle may spur autism's motor, social deficits

    July 14, 2015

  18. Maureen Durkin


    Questions for Maureen Durkin: Understanding autism's rise

    June 02, 2015

  19. Leann Smith, PhD


    Autism and employment

    April 28, 2015

  20. Brittany Travers, PhD


    Corpus callosum ages abnormally in autism

    April 10, 2015

  21. Teenage boy participating in a research study about communication


    Autism activities at the Waisman Center

    April 06, 2015

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    For adults with autism, a lack of support when they need it most

    March 23, 2015

  23. David Wargowski, MD


    Autism study finds genetic mutation poor indicator

    February 08, 2015

  24. Megan Farley


    Autism symptoms often missed in brief clinical appointments

    January 12, 2015

  25. Snowman holiday card


    Holiday Cards for Autism 2014

    November 13, 2014

  26. Wisconsin Public Radio


    Stanley and Durkin: The cost of autism care

    June 12, 2014

  27. Waisman Center


    Waisman Center helps adolescents with autism transition into adulthood

    April 17, 2014

  28. Maureen Durkin


    Autism rates now 1 in 68 U.S. children

    March 28, 2014

  29. Megan Farley


    Susan Boyle among those who find autism diagnosis a relief

    December 09, 2013

  30. Holiday cards for autism research

    Giizhik's holiday cards for autism research available

    October 30, 2013

  31. Maureen Durkin


    A Call for Open Access to Autism Diagnostic Tools

    July 03, 2013

  32. Autism tools


    A Call for Open Access to Autism Diagnostic Tools

    July 03, 2013

  33. Sigan Hartley, PhD


    Love In The Time of Autism

    July 02, 2013

  34. Autism

    Sensory friendly dining event breaks down barriers

    May 16, 2013

  35. Autism Research


    In autism, age at diagnosis depends on specific symptoms

    April 10, 2013

  36. Outreach

    Waisman Center Day with the Experts: Autism: A Recap

    January 29, 2013

  37. Waisman Center

    Awards & Honors

    Waisman Center: Celebrating 40 years of advancing knowledge about developmental disabilities

    January 24, 2013

  38. Autism

    Research by Marsha Mailick Seltzer, PhD, cited in Autism Speaks 2010 year in review

    January 04, 2011

  39. Autism rates leveling


    Autism rates seem to be leveling according to study by Maureen Durkin and Matthew Maenner

    October 26, 2010