AUTISM NOW -- April 19, 2011 at 4:21 PM EDT
Autism Now: Join a Live Chat Wednesday at 1 p.m. ET
As part of the PBS NewsHour's ongoing Autism Now series, join us Wednesday at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) for an online panel discussion, hosted by correspondent Hari Sreenivasan about the state of autism research, treatment, understanding and more.
The live event is open to the public, and readers are encouraged to log on and ask questions:
The online discussion will feature:
Geraldine Dawson is chief science officer for Autism Speaks and a professor in the University of North Carolina Department of Psychiatry.
Caren Zucker worked with Robin MacNeil to produce the Autism Now series. She has produced many stories on the subject and is the mother of a 16-year old son with autism.
Carol Santiago, who has a son with autism. She was interviewed for the Autism Now series.
You can leave your questions in the comments section below, on the Autism Now feedback page or wait for the live chat to begin.