Youth on the Autism Spectrum: Jobs, College, and Beyond
A full day of presentations and workshops at Southern Connecticut State University, sponsored by the Center of Excellence on Autism Spectrum Disorder at Southern and Yale's NIH Autism Center of Excellence. Morning speakers will focus on vocational options and college programs. Afternoon workshops will concentrate on transitioning to jobs and educational and vocational planning, with practical information to access resources and supports for success.
College students with autism have high rate of suicidal thoughts
Over the next decade, about 247,000 young adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are expected to enroll in universities, colleges, or technical/vocational schools. Because post-secondary education is expected to present new challenges to individuals with ASD, new scholarship is being conducted to assess how ready post-secondary education is to serve a larger population with ASD.
Multicenter Trial Management Unit Expands the Scope of Research at Yale
In the past, Yale investigators who led multicenter trials had to put together ad hoc study teams, relying on unconnected siloed services to carry out their research. At the end of these trials, these teams, which had compiled so much experience and knowledge, disbanded and their knowledge was lost. This system was inefficient and put Yale at a disadvantage when competing with other institutions for grants for multicenter studies.
Yale launches five-year study of origins of autism
Yale researchers will study the development of functional brain connectivity during late pregnancy to early adolescence thanks to a five-year, $12.4 million grant from Autism Centers of Excellence Program, part of efforts by the National Institutes of Health to understand the origins of autism spectrum disorders (ASD).
Yale study: Social media boosts friendship quality in adolescents with autism spectrum disorder
A study by Yale Department of Psychiatry and Yale Child Study Center researchers found that adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) derive high friendship quality through their use of social media
First Study Predicting Treatment Outcome in Children with Autism On IACC's Most Impactful List
A study led by the Ventola Lab in the Yale Child Study Center has been recognized as one of the top twenty most impactful studies of 2016 by the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) at the IACC Meeting on April 26th in Bethsada, MD.
IMFAR 2017 - Accepted Posters and Awards for Members of the McPartland Lab
Announcement to congratulate all the members of the McPartland lab who received IMFAR awards, and all those whose abstract submissions were accepted as Posters to be presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research in San Franciso, CA in May.
A Childhood Surrounded by Science
For Amy Vatner and her three young boys, participating in clinical trials at Yale has meant becoming part of a community. “My kids are now turning nine, seven, and three and a half,” Vatner says, “and they have been involved in studies at Yale for their entire lives.”