Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are critically important goals for the Waisman Center and UW Madison. To push closer to that goal, Waisman offered grants up to $20,000 to be used over two years with the purpose of, “advancing research that is accessible to, informed by, and representative of diverse individuals within the field of IDD in a way that fosters equity and inclusion.”
Four Waisman Center investigators will dig deeper into the function of genes implicated in autism and brain development with support from the prestigious Simons Foundation 2022 Pilot Award.
Recent studies suggest that older adults with ASD may have shorter life expectancies and more physical and mental health difficulties than the general population. A new, landmark longitudinal study of aging and autism hopes to better understand how differences in aging may impact the health outcomes of individuals with ASD.
Un vistazo al nuevo programa de terapia de autismo grupal del Waisman Center Por Emily Leclerc, Escritora Científica, Waisman Center Nota: Lizzie Oster prefiere que se refieran a ella como persona autista en lugar de …
Elizabeth “Lizzie” Oster was 16 when she was diagnosed with autism. Most autistic people are diagnosed young, typically between the ages of four and five according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and can start treatment and therapy early. For Lizzie, this wasn’t how it went.
While researchers believe there is no single cause for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), two new studies by Luigi Puglielli, MD, PhD, reveal a new potential genetic connection as a cause of the condition.
Si bien el entrenamiento de balance puede no parecer divertido para la mayoría de los adolescentes, los videojuegos generalmente sí lo son.
While balance training may not necessarily sound fun to most adolescents, video games typically do. And for adolescents with autism spectrum disorder, video games that improve their balance by teaching them yoga and tai chi poses also improves their posture, reduces the severity of their autism symptoms and influences the structure of their brains.
English Por Emily Leclerc, Escritora Científica, Waisman Center Tiaunta Martin es una orgullosa madre de tres hijos. Son de ojos brillantes, enérgicos y, por lo general, un torbellino de caos. Su hijo del medio, Benjamin, …
English Por, Emily Leclerc, Escritora Científica, Waisman Center El reporte comunitario en autismo de los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC, en inglés) reveló que la prevalencia de autismo en niños …