Archived | Autism Speaks: Summaries of Funded Studies (Mentor Based Fellowships) | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Summaries of Funded Studies (Mentor Based Fellowships)  Summaries of Funded Studies (Mentor Based Fellowships) $3 Million for 43 fellowships  In order to assure that autism research continues to expand and grow in the future, the training of the “next generation” of autism researchers is essential. These researchers need access to current knowledge and the most advanced …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Researchers, Scientists Share New Autism Research Findings | Circa June 2006 #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Researchers, Scientists Share New Autism Research Findings Nearly 900 researchers, scientists, students, parents and others were on hand in Montreal on June 1-3, 2006, at the International Meeting for Autism Research, the largest-ever of leading autism researchers from around the world. Autism Speaks was among the sponsors.  Recent groundbreaking findings in autism research were outlined …

Archived | Grants Funded by Cure Autism Now – 2002 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Grants Funded by Cure Autism Now - 2002 Studies of a serotonin transporter (5HTT) mutation associates with Asperger's syndrome Matthew Beckman, University of Alabama at Birmingham (Young Investigator) The search for genes associated with autism has been the focus of much attention by researchers in the past few years. Recently this search has led to …

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 | Autism Speaks: The Pre-school Social Communication Assessment Measure (PSCAM): Sensitivity to Developmental Change and Early Intervention Efforts. | Circa 2009 #NotAnAutisticAlly

The Pre-school Social Communication Assessment Measure (PSCAM): Sensitivity to Developmental Change and Early Intervention Efforts. Tony Charman, Ph.D. Institute of Child Health, United Kingdom Grant description:Significant progress has been made in the identification of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the pre-school period. Age on entry to a program and an emphasis on developing communication skills …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Mexico Autism Conference Day 3 Recap | Circa July 7, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Mexico Autism Conference Day 3 Recap  Conference Concludes with Presentations on Treatments, Genetics, Brain Development, Epidemiology and Screening Methods Autism Speaks to the World, an International Congress for Autism Research, hosted by Autism Speaks and the Mexican Autism Clinic, A.C. (CLIMA) concluded on July 7 at the Royal Pedregal Hotel in Mexico City. Held from …