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

Slow onset may explain late autism diagnosis in some children

December 03, 2018

Some autistic children don’t show traits of the condition until age 5 or later, new research suggests. Others show a few mild features at age 3 but only later meet the criteria

New Government Report Suggests 1 In 40 Kids Have Autism

November 26, 2018

National survey results show as many as 1 in 40 U.S. children have been diagnosed with autism, continuing an upward trend.

What does autism look like in the brain?

November 20, 2018

People on the autism spectrum often dislike exposure to unexpected stimuli, but why is that? New research takes a look at what happens in the brain, and how that relates to a person&