Conversations on Showing Up for Kids Register Here What are some considerations to take when assessing autistic people for suicide when using the warning signs for the general public? How can we communicate with and …
Audra Sterling, PhD – Slide of the Week
Expressive language impairments are common among school-age boys with fragile X syndrome (FXS) and autistic boys.
Sensory responses in autistic children are linked to a small under-explored region tucked deep down in the brain called the brainstem
The same external sensory stimulus – a flashing light, a hug, or hearing one’s name – can provoke a different reaction in every person.
From clinics to treatment: Waisman works to help families with autism
For many individuals with autism and their families, their first experience with the Waisman Center may be through the center’s Autism and Developmental Disabilities (A&DD) Clinic. The A&DD Clinic’s primary focus is providing diagnostic evaluations and follow-up care for to individuals suspected of having autism or other developmental disabilities.
The CDC’s Autism Surveillance Network Continues to Show an Increase in Autism Prevalence
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published the most recent numbers from the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network (ADDM) that shows an increase in autism prevalence and shifting demographics for diagnosis. The CDC …
Brainy Movement Study for Kids (Travers)
The Motor and Brain Development Lab at the Waisman Center is recruiting children 6-10 years old with autism for a research study that looks at the brainstem and corresponding behaviors in children with autism and …
Luigi Puglielli, MD, PhD – Slide of the Week
N ε-lysine acetylation within the lumen of the endoplasmic reticulum is a recently characterized protein quality control system that positively selects properly folded glycoproteins in the early secretory pathway.
In-Person and Virtual Day with the Experts: Autism 2023
Learn about the latest advances in autism research, and hear from a panel of experts— individual(s) diagnosed with ASD and their families.
One mutation, many challenges: Unraveling the mystery behind fragile X syndrome
One mutation in a single gene, as straightforward as it may sound, can cause a broad range of symptoms and severity among those who carry it. This is the case for fragile X syndrome (FXS), the most common hereditary form of intellectual disability.
Seminar – Lindsay Shea, DrPH, MS – “Embedded Research as a Critical Tool for Impactful Autism Research”
Lindsay Shea is the Leader of the Life Course Outcomes Research Program which delivers information that empowers families, communities and organizations to create a world where people on the autism spectrum are valued and supported as contributing members of the community.