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Simons Foundation: Funder of Basic Science Research, Early Mover in Autism Science

In 2003, Simons Foundation co-founders Marilyn and Jim Simons set out to understand the state of autism science. Having recently awarded a grant or two to scientists working in autism genetics, they were eager to understand how the field as a whole was faring. They convened a small gathering of...

Linda J. Walder Joins Autism Spectrum News Editorial Board

Mental Health News Education, Inc. (MHNE), publisher of Autism Spectrum News (ASN), is proud to announce that Linda J. Walder, Esq., Founder and Executive Director of The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation, has become the newest member of the ASN Editorial Board. Linda J. Walder is the Founder and...

Howard A. Savin, PhD, Joins Autism Spectrum News Editorial Board

Mental Health News Education, Inc. (MHNE), publisher of Autism Spectrum News (ASN), is proud to announce that Howard A. Savin, PhD, Senior Vice President of Autism Quality and Outcomes at Beacon Health Options has become the newest member of the ASN Editorial Board. Howard Savin, PhD, is a...

An Autism Spectrum News Interview with New York State OPWDD Commissioner Courtney Burke

It has been six months since Courtney Burke was appointed Commissioner of the New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD). Among the many things she has accomplished since that time, Ms. Burke has completed a statewide Listening Tour focused on issues concerning...

Ira and David Minot – The Father and Son Team Behind Mental Health News and Autism Spectrum News

Ira and David Minot, Founders and Publishers of Mental Health News (now Behavioral Health News) and Autism Spectrum News, were recently featured in the “Who’s Who” section of AHA’s Fall 2010 magazine, On the Spectrum. “We were honored to be highlighted by AHA because of our shared...

An Autism Spectrum News Interview with Alexander Kolevzon, MD, Clinical Director of the Seaver Autism Center for Research and Treatment at Mount Sinai School of Medicine

We are indeed fortunate to have an opportunity to speak with Dr. Alexander Kolevzon, Clinical Director of the Seaver Autism Center for Research and Treatment at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, located in New York City. Dr. Kolevzon eloquently provides us with an overview of our current...

Autism Spectrum News Interview with Linda Walder, Esq, Founder and Executive Director of The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation

With the prevalence of autism on the rise, the number of adults living with autism is also increasing. The pace of the development of programs and services has not kept up with the growing needs of adults with autism spectrum disorders to enable them to participate in and contribute to community...

An Autism Spectrum News Interview with Charles N. Cartwright, MD, Director of the Autism Center at YAI – Part 2

When a young or adult child receives a diagnosis of an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), stress frequently accompanies that diagnosis and can affect parents, siblings and other extended family member in different ways. This is the second part of an interview with Dr. Charles N. Cartwright, Director...

An Autism Spectrum News Interview with Charles N. Cartwright, MD, Director of the Autism Center at YAI – Part 1

Receiving the highest quality clinical treatment services is something every person diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) deserves. In this interview, Dr. Charles N. Cartwright, Director of the YAI Autism Center at the YA Network in New York City, provides an overview of the vital...

An Autism Spectrum News Interview with Margaret L. Bauman, MD, Director of the Lurie Family Autism Center – LADDERS

We are indeed fortunate to have an opportunity to speak with Dr. Bauman about her work in clinical and basic research at the Lurie Family Autism Center/Learning and Developmental Disabilities Evaluation and Rehabilitation Services (LADDERS). In the interview that follows, Dr. Bauman reveals her...