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Autistic individuals and families sought for non-invasive study

Sep. 19, 2018—Led by Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s Zachary Warren, Ph.D., the SPARK for Autism study is looking for individuals of all ages with a professional diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to become part of the largest autism study ever undertaken in the United States. Biological parents and full biological siblings (with and without ASD) are invited...

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ASD survey to improve employment outcomes

Dec. 18, 2017—The Autism Science Foundation is currently seeking participants to take part in a survey on autism spectral disorder and employment. The information gained may be used to draft a policy brief for the International Society for Autism Research. Adults on the spectrum, their family members, researchers and professionals who work with autistic individuals in a...

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VCAI November workshop announced

Sep. 30, 2017—On November 17 at the Commons, the Vanderbilt Center for Autism and Innovation will host our first workshop, bringing together researchers from Vanderbilt to discuss their work in autism. To learn more, please visit our page, Vanderbilt Surprising Connections in Autism and Innovation.

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