The March 22, 2010 issue of USA Today features a story on the dilemma faced by aging parents of adults with Down syndrome.
The February 9, 2010 issue of The Capital Times features a story on the recent retraction of a 1998 journal article claiming a link between childhood vaccines and autism.
The research of Marsha Mailick Seltzer, PhD, was recently cited by Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer Geri Dawson, Ph.D., as part of a review of major scientific advances in autism research in 2010.
Hallmarks of autism are characteristic behaviors – repetitive motions, problems interacting with others, impaired communication abilities – that occur in widely different combinations and degrees of severity among those who have the condition.
The Waisman Center’s newest clinic will help researchers learn more about language development in young children newly diagnosed with autism. The Early Autism and Communication Research Clinic (EACRC), co-directed by Susan Ellis Weismer and Morton …
The Friends of Autism, a grass-roots, recently founded organization, has donated $36,000 to benefit the Waisman Center’s research program on autism.
The Waisman Center was awarded $1.6 million by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to participate in a multi-institutional STAART Center (Studies to Advance Autism Research and Treatment Center). Awarded in May and one of …