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Sesame Street Debuts its First Muppet with Autism on Monday

Georgina Perez Liz, MD, research assistant with the Early Detection project in the Dornsife School of Public Health's A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, wrote a post for Philly.com April 7 on the debut of a new muppet with autism on "Sesame Street."

Transitioning to Adulthood With Autism

The 2015 National Autism Indicators Report by the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute was cited in a segment on WYPR-FM (Baltimore) April 5 about the challenging transition to adulthood for young people with autism.

The Untapped Workforce That's Helping a Radnor-Based Corporate Tax Firm

Dianne Malley, project director of Transition Pathways in the Dornsife School of Public Health’s A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in a March 27 Philadelphia Business Journal story on the job climate for people with autism.

Autism Jobs Program Wants to Cut Disabled Unemployment Number

Dianne Malley, project director of Transition Pathways in the Dornsife School of Public Health's A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in a March 3 Next City story on the Institute's pilot program of Project SEARCH. The Program seeks to provide internship opportunities for young adults with autism to prepare them for careers. 

The Twenty-Something Free Fall

The A.J. Drexel Autism Institute's 2015 National Autism Indicators Report was cited in a March 29 Spectrum News story on the issues that people with autism face after graduating high school.

For Young Adults on Autism Spectrum, Jobs Program Opens Up New Dreams

The A.J. Drexel Autism Institute was mentioned in a Feb. 24 Philadelphia Inquirer story on Project SEARCH, a program that prepares workers with autism for entry-level jobs for careers. The Institute is piloting SEARCH program here this year.

Investigating Autism's Environmental Risk Factors

Craig Newschaffer, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and director of the school's A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, did a Q&A Feb. 6 with Autism Speaks on his study looking at how chemical exposures during pregnancy might affect autism development.


New Test Helps Differentiate Autism and Anxiety Symptoms

Connor Kerns, PhD, an assistant research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health's A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in a Dec. 18 Newsweek story about her research on developing a test to properly identify anxiety disorders in children with autism.

Untangling Anxiety Symptoms in Children with Autism

Connor Kerns, PhD, assistant research professor in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute of the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Dec. 13 Philly Voice story about research she conducted into her new screening method for anxiety symptoms separate of autism symptoms in children. Her study was also mentioned on a Bay News 9 (Tampa Bay, Fla.) broadcast the same day.

Autism and Anxiety Symptoms: How They Differ; New Test Helps Identify Symptoms in Children

Connor Kerns, PhD, an assistant research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health's A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was quoted in a Dec. 9 Medical Daily story about her research into the method she developed for screening children with autism for separate anxiety issues. 

Autistic? More Companies Say Add It to Your Resume

Paul Shattuck, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and head of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute's Life Course Outcomes research program, was quoted in an Oct. 26 Fortune story on larger companies' programs designed to hire people with autism.

Pregnant Mothers Be Wary of Being Exposed To Chemicals That Can Cause Autism

Research by Kristen Lyall, ScD, an assistant professor in the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, was featured in an Aug. 25 Parent Herald story. Lyall’s research found links between high exposure to the chemicals banned in the 1970s and increased risk of autism diagnosis. Her research was also covered in a video on Nasdaq.com.