Media Covers Eagleton Poll showing that 80% of People in New Jersey know somebody with Autism

“The American Psychiatric Association has already included sensory issues – as part of the criteria for diagnosing Autism, yet the public still perceives Autism as a behavioral problem or mental illness more than they do a disorder of the nervous system.  said Elizabeth Torres, associate professor of Psychology and director of the New Jersey Autism Center of…

Simons Foundation Announces Bridge to Independence Award for Autism Researchers

SFARI is invested in supporting the next generation of top autism researchers. The Bridge to Independence Award program promotes talented early-career scientists by facilitating their transition to research independence and providing grant funding at the start of their professorships at a U.S. or Canadian research institution.   see more here: https://www.sfari.org/grant/bridge-to-independence-award-request-for-applications/?tab=rfa  

NJACE is seeking volunteers with ASD for ADOS-2 Training

The NJ Autism Center of Excellence is sponsoring introductory and advanced training for service providers and researchers on using the ADOS-2, a structured play or interview-based assessment helpful in diagnosing ASD. We are looking for the following volunteers with ASD to take the ADOS-2 Module for training purposes. The volunteers would be compensated with a…