Autism Spectrum Disorders

New Data Show Children with Autism Bullied Three Times More Frequently than Their Unaffected Siblings

March 26, 2012
The Interactive Autism Network reports 63 percent of children with autism have been bullied

BALTIMORE, MD -- Today, the Interactive Autism Network (IAN), www.ianproject.org, the nation's largest online autism research initiative and a project of the Kennedy Krieger Institute, reports preliminary results of the first national survey to examine the impact of bullying on children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD).

Research Discussion with Interactive Autism Network (IAN) Community Scientific Liaison Dr. Connie Anderson

March 26, 2012
Topic: First-ever national survey to examine the impact of bullying on children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD)

Interactive Autism Network (IAN)The Interactive Autism Network (IAN) -- www.ianproject.org -- the nation's largest online autism research project headquartered at the Kennedy Krieger Institute, reported preliminary results of the first

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  • Research Discussion with Interactive Autism Network (IAN) Director Dr. Paul Law

    March 26, 2012
    Topic: Interactive Autism Network's 5-year anniversary

    Dr. Paul LawApril 2012 marks the fifth anniversary of the IAN Project -- www.ianproject.org -- which has connected tens of thousands of individuals on the autism spectrum and their families with researchers nationwide to accelerate the pace of autism research.

    Ambry Genetics Reports Specific Results from Clinical Diagnostic Exome Testing of Patients at Kennedy Krieger Institute

    February 29, 2012
    First Test of its Kind in Industry Yields Promising Results

    ALISO VIEJO, CA, and BALTIMORE, MD -- Ambry Genetics, a global leader in genetic services with a focus on clinical diagnostics and genomics, announces specific results from one of three recent diagnoses using its proprietary new Clinical Diagnostic Exome™.

    Kennedy Krieger Institute to Host Multiple Trainings and Events for Autism Awareness Month

    March 13, 2012

    BALTIMORE, MD -- April is Autism Awareness Month and Kennedy Krieger Institute will host a series of events, including free lectures and trainings by some of the nation's top autism experts for the benefit of local professionals, parents and families. Autism is a developmental disability that affects the ability of 1 in 88 children to communicate, understand language and relate to others. Kennedy Krieger Institute's Center for Autism & Related Disorders invites the community to the following:

    New Study Shows Minority Toddlers with Autism are More Delayed than Affected Caucasian Peers

    February 21, 2012
    Increased Awareness Among Clinicians and Parents Could Lead to Earlier Diagnosis and Intervention for Minority Children with ASD

    BALTIMORE, Md. -- The first prospective study of ethnic differences in the symptoms of autism in toddlers shows that children from a minority background have more delayed language, communication and gross motor skills than Caucasian children with the disorder. Researchers at the Kennedy Krieger Institute concluded that subtle developmental delays may be going unaddressed in minority toddlers until more severe symptoms develop.

    Research Discussion with Autism Expert Dr. Rebecca Landa

    February 20, 2012
    Topic: Study of Differences in Autism Symptoms Between Minority and Caucasian Toddlers

    Dr. Rebecca LandaKennedy Krieger Institute researchers have published the first study of ethnic differences in the presentation of early symptoms of autism in toddlers, and the results show that children from a minority background have more delayed language, communication and gross motor skills than Caucasian children with the disorder. Drs.

    ROAR Community Lecture: What Brain Changes Lead to the Early Development of Autism?

    Apr 16 2012 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

    Kennedy Krieger Institute
    3901 Greenspring Avenue
    Creamer Building
    Third Floor Large Conference Room
    Baltimore, MD 21211

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