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Entrepreneurs Tackle Autism Job Gap

An Oct. 23 New York Times article quoting Anne Roux, a research assistant professor in the Life Course Outcomes program of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, and Amy Edwards, EdD, director of Drexel’s Autism Support program, about employment opportunities for adults with autism was picked up Nov. 3 by the Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minnesota), Mercury News (San Jose, California) and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The Autism Support Program works with New York-based company Daivergent to ensure students with autism find co-op opportunities.

Recognizing Signs of Autism: How a Late Diagnosis Could Delay Crucial Intervention

Diana Robins, PhD, interim director and professor in the the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in an Oct. 30 Fox News article about the effects of a delayed autism diagnosis for children and why parents and physicians might miss early signs of autism.

U.S. Funnels Funds Into Research Related to Autistic Adults

Paul Shattuck, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the Life Course Outcomes program in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in an Oct. 10Spectrum News story about the federal government recently authorizing $1.8 billion of funding for autism research.

Government's $1.8 Billion Funding of Autism Research Does Not Do Enough to Address the Diagnosis Gender Gap, Say Experts

Research from the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute was featured in Oct. 4 Newsweek article about President Trump signing the Autism Cares Act of 2019 into law, which authorizes $1.8 billion of federal funding over the next five years to help children and adults with autism by funding research, early detection and treatment.

Standard Autism Screening Is Missing a Lot of Kids

Diana Robins, PhD, interim director and professor in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in a Oct. 1 Healthline article about a recent study that showed the standard autism screening was missing signs of autism spectrum disorder in many kids during their routine well-child visits.

C-sections and Autism Rates in Children May Be Linked

Kristen Lyall, ScD, an assistant professor in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in a Sept. 27 INSIDER article about a new study finding C-section births were associated with an increased risk of autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Greta Thunberg Has Likened Her Asperger Syndrome to a ‘Superpower’ — Some Fortune 500 Employers Appear to Agree

The A.J. Drexel Autism Institute’s 2017 National Autism Indicators Report was mentioned in a Sept. 25 Marketwatch article about companies hiring workers with autism, in light of activist Greta Thuneberg recently speaking openly about her Asperger's diagnosis.

Why the Focus of Autism Research Is Shifting Away From Searching for a 'Cure'

Paul Shattuck, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute's Life Course Outcomes program, was quoted in a Sept. 22 NBC News story about shifting the focus of autism research from cure to early detection and support for health and well-being of adults with autism.

People With Autism Are Hot Hires for AI Jobs

The "2015 National Indicators Report: Transition Into Adulthood" by the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute was referred in an Aug. 1 Wall Street Journal story about companies hiring people with autism for artificial-intelligence jobs.

Study Finds ‘Huge Gaps’ In Support For Job Seekers With Autism

Anne Roux, a research assistant professor in the Life Course Outcomes program of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in an May 13 Disability Scoop article about the Institute's research on the disparity of vocational rehabilitation services for youth with autism across the country.

Choosing the Best Careers for People With Autism

Paul Shattuck, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute's Life Course Outcomes program, was quoted in a May 12 Autism Parenting article about choosing careers for people with autism. 

As Autism Diagnoses Grow, Research Is Key

Drexel was mentioned in a May 8 Philadelphia Inquirer op-ed by Jeffrey Lurie, the Philadelphia Eagles chairman and CEO, about the Eagles Autism Challenge and funding autism research. The A.J. Drexel Autism Institute received $800,000 from funds raised in 2018 for three research projects.