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Study: As Many As 1 in 40 U.S. Children Has Autism

As many as 1 in 40 children in the United States have been diagnosed with autism, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, in collaboration with researchers from Drexel University, Harvard Medical School and George Washington University. The report, based on data from the DHS’s 2016 National Survey of Children’s Health, seems to confirm a decades-long trend of increasing autism diagnoses among children in the United States.
Drexel students who participated in last year's Eagles Autism Challenge event.

A.J. Drexel Autism Institute Gears Up for Second Eagles Autism Challenge — With Free Registration for Faculty and Staff

With the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute partnering with the Eagles for the second Autism Challenge, Drexel University faculty and staff once again have the opportunity to participate in the race and get involved.
Diana L. Robins, PhD.

Diana L. Robins, PhD, Named Interim Director of A.J. Drexel Autism Institute

Diana L. Robins, PhD, professor and research program leader at the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute at Drexel University, will take over as interim director, effective Jan. 1.
Jeremiah Tall performing at last year's Roots, Rock and Research.

Music With a Mission: Second Annual Roots, Rock & Research Benefit Concert to Support A.J. Drexel Autism Institute

Celebrate the unifying power of music with fellow autism supporters, music lovers and friends of Drexel at the second annual Roots, Rock & Research benefit concert at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 13 at World Café Live.

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Briefly Noted: Campus News From Spring 2018

Check out what news and updates faculty and staff should be aware of from last term.
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Eagles Autism Challenge Raised $2.5 Million to Benefit Autism Research at the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute

The Philadelphia Eagles' inaugural ride, run and walk raised $2.5 million for autism research that will be done by a trio of beneficiaries that includes the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute.
Project SEARCH intern Jameel Caleb

Project SEARCH Helps High Schoolers on the Spectrum Prep for the Future

Project SEARCH, a program through the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute which provides training and on-the-job experience to Philadelphia public high school students on the autism spectrum, provides benefits to both the participants and involved Drexel departments through internship experiences.
President Fry.

President Fry’s Contract Extended to Lead Drexel Into the Next Decade

At a recent meeting, the Board of Trustees extended President John Fry’s contract through 2023.
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In Photos: A Wet But Inspiring Eagles Autism Challenge

Despite heavy downpours at points during the morning, thousands turned up for the Eagles Autism Challenge to support research at the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute.
Gabby D'Andrea, vice president of the Neurodragons, getting ready for an interview at the Eagles' NovaCare Complex late last year. Courtesy of the Philadelphia Eagles.

Neurodragons Will Cheer on Eagles Autism Challenge Riders — And You Can Join Them

Drexel’s new student organization for neurodiverse and neurotypical students plans to be out and cheering when the Eagles Autism Challenge comes rolling through campus.
A family with a bike in biking clothes in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Eagles Autism Challenge: Passion for Helping Fuels Drexel Staff Member’s Participation

Biking in the Eagles Autism Challenge is just the latest step in a lifetime of helping the neurodiverse for the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute’s Jackie Abrams.
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Multivitamin Use During Pregnancy Linked to Lower Risk of Autism With Intellectual Disability

Taking a multivitamin during pregnancy was linked to a 30 percent decrease in risk of a child developing autism with an intellectual disorder, according to a new Drexel University study.