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Air Pollution and ASDs: A Deeper Dive into an Environmental Risk Factor

Kristen Lyall, ScD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and the Modifiable Risk Factors Program of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in an article that appeared in Environmental Health Perspectives on the potential links between air pollution and autism.

In Baby Teeth, Links Between Chemical Exposure in Pregnancy and Autism

Craig Newschaffer, PhD, founding director of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute and a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted throughout a July 2 New York Times story about the links between chemical exposure during pregnancy and autism development in children.

The Popcorn Company That's Creating Jobs for Adults With Autism

The A.J. Drexel Autism Institute's 2015 National Autism Indicators Report was referenced in a June 20 Mental Floss story about a gourmet popcorn company creating jobs for people on the autism spectrum.

Infant Seizures, Maternal Meds Top List of Risk Factors for Autism

Kristen Lyall, ScD, an assistant professor in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was featured in a May 2 Spectrum News story on risk factors for autism, especially focusing on epilepsy medication taken by pregnant mothers.

Drexel Program Helps Teens With Autism

Paul Shattuck, PhD, leader of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute’s Life Course Outcomes program and an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was interviewed on WCAU-TV (NBC-10) in a May 1 story about the National Autism Data Center and the challenges faced by those with autism who age out of high school. This story was part of an ongoing series tied to the Eagles Autism Challenge, which is raising funds for research at the Institute.

Trump to Deliver First-Time Speech on Drug Prices in Early May

Craig Newschaffer, PhD, director of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute and a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an April 26 story on the USA Today network looking into why autism rates might be climbing. The story was picked up in more than 25 papers across the network, including the Tennessean (Nashville) and the Des Moines Register. The Washington Post also reported the story.

Drexel Program Aims to Prepare Autistic Students For Jobs

Dianne Malley, project director of Transition Pathways in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was interviewed in an April 20 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) story about Project SEARCH, a program designed to provide career skills to young people with autism who are transitioning out of high school.

Westmoreland County Employees Learn to Identify, Deal With Autism

The Autism Services, Education, Resources and Training Collaborative (ASERT) at Drexel was mentioned in an April 6 Pittsburgh Tribune-Review story on Westmoreland County workers receiving training on working with those with autism.

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Anne Roux, a researcher in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in a March 5 Disability Scoop story about a study that looked into the challenges that persist into adulthood for people with autism.

Eagles Autism Challenge Donations to be Matched Ahead of the NFC Championship Game

Eagles Insider Talks Playoff Predictions 

The A.J. Drexel Autism Institute was mentioned in a Jan. 12 PHL-17 article and video on the Eagles Autism Challenge, which is benefitting research efforts by the Institute.

Should We Screen All 2-Year-Olds for Autism?

Diana L. Robins, PhD, a research leader of Early Detection and Intervention in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in a Nov. 29 Slate story about screening 2-year-olds for autism.