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Environmental Factors Don't Explain Rise in Autism Prevalence

Brian Lee, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a May 22 article in The Scientist about a large twin study in Sweden finding that the contributions of genetics and environment on an autism diagnosis have held steady over multiple decades.

When the Police Stop a Teenager With Special Needs

Research from the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute about what happens when youth on the autism spectrum are stopped by police, was mentioned in a Feb. 27 New York Times story about the challenges police face when stopping teens with special needs. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

More Persons On Autism Spectrum Now Being Hired By Companies

Data from the 2015 National Autism Indicators Report by the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute of the Dornsife School of Public Health was referenced in a Jan. 4 Parent Herald story on the trend of companies hiring more people with autism.

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.