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Environmental Risk Factors Affecting Autism Spectrum Disorder Rates

Craig Newschaffer, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was interviewed for an Oct. 16 ReachMD podcast on environmental risk factors for autism.

The Tricky Path to Employment Is Trickier When You’re Autistic

Anne Roux, a research scientist in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute was quoted and the Institute's 2015 and 2017 National Autism Indicators Reports were referenced in a Sept. 22 Slate article on the difficulties of people with autism getting career-type jobs.

Eagles Partner With CHOP, Drexel, Jefferson to Raise Funds for Autism Research

The A.J. Drexel Autism Institute was named in multiple stories following the announcement of its partnership with the Philadelphia Eagles for their inaugural Eagles Autism Challenge bike ride and 5k. The new fundraiser and the Institute’s involvement was covered in the Philadelphia InquirerPhiladelphia magazine, the Philadelphia Business JournalBleeding Green Nation and on KYW-TV (CBS-3) Sept. 15, and on PennLive Sept. 16. President John Fry was quoted in the Philadelphia and Bleeding Green Nation articles.

Scientists Narrow Down the Startling Risk Factors That Can Cause Autism

Craig Newschaffer, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was mentioned in a Sept. 7 CNBC story about factors that correlate to the risk of autism.

Employees with Autism Shine at Local Car Wash

The 2015 National Autism Indicators Report by the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute was referenced in an Aug. 16 Sun-Sentinel (Palm Beach County, Florida) story about a car wash designed to give young adults with autism an opportunity to have a job.

Employees With Autism Shine at Local Car Wash

The 2015 National Autism Indicators Report by the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute was referenced in an Aug. 16 Sun-Sentinel (Palm Beach County, Florida) story about a car wash designed to give young adults with autism an opportunity to have a job.

We Started a Business So Our Special Needs Child Could Know Independence

The A.J. Drexel Autism Institute had its 2015 National Autism Indicators Report referenced by a July 28 Woman's Day article about young adults with autism working and moving toward independence.

Adults With Autism Face Gaps in Jobs, Services

Anne Roux, a researcher in the Dornsife School of Public Health's A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in a July 24 Spectrum story on the institute's 2017 National Autism Indicators Report.

For Children With Autism, No More Being Hushed

The A.J. Drexel Autism Institute was mentioned and had its 2015 National Autism Indicators Report referenced by the New York Times June 14 in an article about a type of learning environment for children with autism. This year's National Autism Indicators Report was featured in a June 13 Disability Scoop article.

Quarter of Adults With Autism on Disability Services Don't Work

Paul Schattuck, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and leader of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute's Life Course Outcomes research program, and Anne Roux, a research scientist in the program, were both quoted in a May 24 UPI story about their new National Autism Indicators Report, which looks into adults with autism who use developmental disabilities services.

Autism Makes Life After High School a Struggle For The 'Mayor of Parkway West'

Paul Shattuck, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and leader of Life Course Outcomes in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in an April 30 St. Louis Post-Dispatch story about a young woman with autism who graduated from high school but is having some difficulty with the next chapter of his life. The article also referenced the Institute's 2015 National Autism Indicators Report. 

Housing Options Help Autistic Adults Find Independence

The A.J. Drexel Autism Institute was mentioned in an April 8 Associated Press story that was picked up by ABC News that discussed housing options for adults with autism.