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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Some conditions tend to accompany autism in pairs

September 12, 2018

Children with autism are more likely to have both sleep problems and constipation than would be expected based on the prevalence of each of those conditions. Young autistic children

GW's Atypical Student Society to hold its first meeting

September 11, 2018

During our ANDI Ice Cream Social last spring, we were fortunate to meet AJ Link, a 2nd year law student at GW. AJ has autism, and is one of many students in the Law school who

A blood test for autism? Not so fast, experts say

September 10, 2018

A new study suggests that its results could lead to a simple test for autism, but statisticians say the test could not be used to screen for the condition in the general population.<