On 26 January, Catherine Lord, distinguished professor of psychiatry and education at the University of California, Los Angeles, and Tony Charman, chair of clinical child psychology at King’s College London in the United Kingdom, will speak about the Lancet commission’s recommendations and the use of the term ‘profound autism.’
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Ari Ne’eman spoke about ways to assess clinical progress in autistic people that don’t also promote that they ‘pass’ as non-autistic.
On 28 October, Zachary J. Williams, a medical and doctoral student at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, spoke about measuring alexithymia in autistic people and the importance of developing and validating measures for specific populations.
On 28 September, Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele, professor of psychiatry at Columbia University, spoke about goals for developing new drugs for autism — and the barriers researchers may encounter.
On 31 August 2021, Laurent Mottron, professor of psychiatry at the University of Montreal in Canada, discussed his June 2021 commentary in Autism Research.
On 19 July, Ariel Lyons-Warren, instructor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, spoke about olfactory deficits in neurodevelopmental conditions. Watch the replay.
On 30 June, Kate MacDuffie, bioethics fellow at the Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics at Seattle Children’s Hospital in Washington, spoke about the benefits, risks and ethics of predictive testing of autism.
Watch the replay of the Shafali Jeste and Nicole McDonald webinar, who discussed expanding the definition of ‘high-risk infants’ in autism research.
Webinar: Stephen Kanne and Gaia Novarino on autism research and clinical practice, one year since COVID-19
On 26 May, Stephen Kanne and Gaia Novarino spoke about autism research and clinical practice one year since the pandemic began.
On 10 February, André Fenton spoke about rethinking dysfunction in fragile X model mice.
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