Emory Autism Center and Atlanta airport train employees to assist individuals with autism
This first-of-its-kind training program at Hartsfield-Jackson airport was initiated by Lauren Castriota, PsyD, psychologist with the Emory Autism Center, as part of the center’s AWARE initiative.
Who will care for adults with autism?
Dr. Joseph Cubells, director of medical and adult services at the Emory Autism Center, discusses challenges concerning the rising number of adults with autism.
Looking at a blood test for autism
Dr. Michael Morrier, assistant director of the Emory Autism Center, discusses the clinical trial and the importance of diagnosing autism as soon as possible for children.
Emory studies autism blood test
Emory now will be one of 20 places across the country to study the accuracy of a blood test for autism. Dr. Michael Morrier of the Emory Autism Center discusses the study.
CDC surveys show autism more common than thought
Dr. Michael Morrier of the Emory Autism Center said that may be especially true in older school-age kids who may have slipped through the cracks.
Mothers fight to pass Ava's Law for autism coverage
"The earlier you start a child in this treatment, and the more intense the treatment, the better they do," says Dr. Michael Morrier, assistant director of the Emory Autism Center at the Emory University School of Medicine.
The Autism Gap: What Works
Michael Morrier, PhD, Assistant Director of the Emory Autism Center, discusses the cost of autism treatments and the importance of typical peer models
Popular culture getting in touch with autism
Joseph Cubells, MD, PhD, discusses how parents and family members of autistic children can communicate and show affection by embracing the child's interests.
Emory's Walden Childhood Center works to further understand autism
Michael Morrier, PhD, Assistant Director of the Emory Autism Center, discusses the importance of early intervention for children who are diagnosed with autism, and the advantages of integration with typically developing children for learning social skills.
World Autism Awareness Day: New CDC Study finds 1 in 84 Georgia children affected by autism
Dr. Michael Morrier, assistant director for research and program evaluation at the Emory Autism Center, says the study highlights the need for early diagnosis and treatment.
New Autism research underscores need for early diagnosis
Michael Morrier, PhD discusses the importance of early identification and treatment. Walden Early Childhood Center is featured.
Mainstreaming treatment showing strides in Autism
Michael Morrier, PhD, associate director of the Emory Autism Center, says that mainstreaming [putting children with autism together with typically developing children] at Emory Autism Center's Walden Early Childhood Center has resulted in 93 percent of them leaving four years later with functional verbal language.
Young autistic adults get help navigating the stress of air travel
They were all part of a recent collaboration between Emory University's Autism Center, Hartsfield-Jackson and AirTran Airways that tries to help people with autism get used to the process of flying.
Field Trips Help Prepare Autistic Adults for Air Travel
Toni Thomas discusses air travel practice for adults with autism.
A guide to making the autism puzzle fit
Sheila Wagner discusses how students with ASD's can succeed in school when principals set the standard for training, tolerance, and support.
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Checklist may spot autism at one year checkup:
Michael Morrier, PhD comments that early identification and treatment for ASDs could "dramatically change the course of a child's development."
World Autism Awareness Day:
Opal Ousley, PhD and Monica Allen discuss the importance of early detection and intervention for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
The Experts Speak:
Sheila Wagner Speaks on Asperger's Syndrome
A prekindergartener works on an art project at the Walden Early Childhood Center at Emory University in Atlanta.
Sheila Wagner's book, Inclusive Programming for High School Students with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome, received the 2010 Outstanding Literary Award (Educational Division) from the Autism Society of America.
Choices' "Get a Life" Program:
Adults with autism gain friends, confidence
Michael J. Morrier, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Assistant Director, discusses early diagnosis, intervention, socialization, and education
Emory Autism Center and Georgia Tech University Team Up To Develop New Autism Test
Adults With Autism - Interview with Joseph Cubells, M.D., Ph.D.
Emory geneticists and clinicians are working with families to unravel autism and its triggers one gene at a time.
Gail McGee, Ph.D., Director, discusses
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Emory Autism Center’s Director, Assistant Directors, and Program Managers featured in ABC News OnCall+Autism