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When It Comes to Job Training for Youth with Autism, Where They Live Matters

Anne Roux, research scientist in the Life Course Outcomes program of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in an April 19 WHYY.org story about the Institute's research on the disparity of vocational rehabilitation services for youth with autism across the country.

Autism Rates Have Risen 44% in New Jersey, Experts Aren't Sure Why

Diana Robins, PhD, interim director and professor in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in an April 15 Healthline story about a recent CDC report on the rate of autism in 4-year-olds increasing in New Jersey.

Autism Runs in Families With a History of Brain Conditions

Brian Lee, PhD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and research fellow at the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in an April 15 Spectrum News story about a recent study showing increased autism risk if a child's family has a history of brain conditions.

Burden of Autism in Teens Weighs Heaviest on Minorities, Poor

Paul Shattuck, PhD, program director of the Life Course Outcomes program of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in a March 15 Health Day article about the National Autism Indicators Report, which was picked up by several news outlets including U.S. News & World Report. Co-author Jessica Rast, a research associate at the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was interviewed by KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) about the report March 15. The report found that minority and low-income youth face worse outcomes than their peers.

No Link Between Autism and Measles Vaccine, Even for 'at Risk' Kids, Study Finds

The Live Science story about a new study confirming that there is no link between the MMR vaccine and autism that quoted Kristen Lyall, ScD, an assistant professor in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was picked up by various media outlets including FOX News.

Confirmed: No Link Between Autism and Measles Vaccine, Even for 'At Risk' Kids

Kristen Lyall, an assistant professor in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in a March 4Live Science post about a new study confirming that there is no link between the MMR vaccine and autism.

The Quest for Autism's Causes, and What It Reveals About All of Us

Kristen Lyall, an assistant professor in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in a Feb. 28 Knowable Magazine article about research of risk factors of autism.

Open Office

Paul Shattuck, PhD, program director of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute’s Life Course Outcomes Program and professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Feb. 21 New York Times story about employment for adults with autism.

Pa. Children Deserve Better than Andrew Wheeler in the EPA

Research by Brian Lee, PhD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and research fellow in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, on effects of prenatal exposure to air pollution on autism risk, was mentioned in a Feb. 6 Philadelphia Inquirer story about acting EPA administrator Andrew Wheeler.

Autism rates continue to climb, and experts don't exactly know why

Paul Shattuck, PhD, an associate professor, and Craig Newschaffer, PhD, a professor, both in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, were quoted in a Nov. 26 stories in USA Today and U.S. News & World Report about a new study that suggests 1 in 40 American children has autism.

Learning How to Cook With Autism Spectrum Disorder: Cooking With Confidence at Free Library of Philadelphia

An Oct. 30 Philadelphia Inquirer story mentioned the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute as a partner in the Cooking with Confidence program run by the Free Library of Philadelphia's Culinary Literacy Center. The three-week cooking instruction program, which started in 2017, is geared to people on the Autism spectrum. 

In China, New Approach Offers Hope of Early Autism Diagnosis

Diana Robins, PhD, interim director of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in an Oct.Spectrum News story about China's new approach to diagnosing autism at an earlier age.