autism speaks

  • autism
    October 21, 2015  

    Scientists have long known that genetics play a role in autism, but now they may be able to actually pinpoint the specific gene variants, which could help doctors diagnose and treat the neurodevelopmental disorder from birth. Special correspondent Jackie Judd explores a project from Autism Speaks and Google that harnesses a powerful search engine to find new answers. Continue reading

  • April 13, 2011   BY Lea Winerman  

    As part of the PBS NewsHour’s Autism Now series, which begins airing on April 18, we explore some of the basics of autism, including the costs of treatment and therapy. Continue reading