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

Autism brains show widespread alterations in structure

June 04, 2018

The brains of people with autism show a variety of structural differences from those of controls, according to a large imaging study. The differences appear throughout the brain, not

To get an autism diagnosis, girls need worse social skills than boys

May 28, 2018

Girls with an autism diagnosis have more severe impairments in social communication than boys with the diagnosis, according to a large population-based study.

Use of certain social strategies linked to anxiety in autism

May 23, 2018

Children with autism often have trouble understanding others’ thoughts, and some may compensate for this by creating scripts and using other learned strategies to