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


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ANDI Lecture Series: February 15

February 06, 2018

The next installment of the ANDI lecture series will be held on February 15th at District House, Room B114 from 11am to 12pm and will feature Dr. Dwight Kravitz,

Duplication of DNA on chromosome 7 increases risk of autism

February 01, 2018

Roughly one in five children who has an extra piece of chromosome 7 also meets the criteria for an autism diagnosis, according to a new study.

Variant analysis may vastly underestimate heritability of autism behaviors

January 29, 2018

An analysis of DNA variants suggests the heritability of childhood behavior problems, including autism traits, is about 6 percent, researchers report in a new study. When the same