Envisioning a Brighter Future for Those Growing Up with Autism


 

Envisioning a Brighter Future for Those Growing Up with Autism

 


 


We are pleased that GW's Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Institute will perform research and policy work to address the needs of people with autism across various life stages. As our son matured, both he and our family began to face new challenges. There were not a lot of good programs, policies or strategies for individuals with autism transitioning to adulthood.

George Washington University Board of Trustees Chair Nelson Carbonell, Jr., B.S. '85, and Michele Carbonell


Latest News

Nerves that control heart rate may be offbeat in autistic adults

May 17, 2019

Adults with autism have a resting heartbeat that rarely varies in frequency, a tendency that may explain some aspects of the condition, a new study suggests.

Autism diagnosis may be possible as early as age 14 months

May 15, 2019

Clinicians can reliably diagnose autism in some toddlers roughly two years earlier than the typical age of diagnosis, a new study suggests.

Sex bias in autism virtually absent among those with epilepsy

May 09, 2019

There are roughly as many autistic boys who have epilepsy as there are girls, according to a new meta-analysis.