A Message from Paul Ahronson

Feel free to view the resources they attached in this message NJ DHS Continued Benefits Amid COVID-19 Mental Health Phone During COVID NJ COVID-19 Resources   Dear Friends / Colleagues,   In light of the current COVID-19 crisis, I am writing to remind you that our office is here to serve as a resource for…

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Boggs Center Developmental Disabilities Lecture Series Update

From the Boggs Center: COVID-19 Update Developmental Disabilities Lecture Series Due to Coronavirus concerns, the Spring 2020 Developmental Disabilities Lecture Series has been moved online to a Webinar platform and will not be held in-person. To access the Webinars, you must register in advance on the GoToWebinar web site using the links below. Spring 2020 Sessions Friday,…

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Parkinsons News Today: Study Finds High Frequency of Parkinsonism in Adults With Autism

From the article: A study entitled “High rates of parkinsonism in adults with autism”, published 30 August, 2015 in the Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, has established a correlation between autism and parkinsonian motor signs.   Study Finds High Frequency of Parkinsonism in Adults With Autism

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MDPI accepting Journal Submissions for Precision Medicine in Neurodevelopmental Disorders

MDPI Journal Accepting Submissions for Special Issue: “Precision Medicine in Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Personalized Characterization of Autism from Molecules to Behavior” Deadline for manuscript submissions: 15 May 2020.  See more info here See the flyer here

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Autism Diagnosis Test Needs Improvement, Rutgers Researchers Say

A new study promoting the idea that combining clinical observations with data from wearable biosensors, such as smartwatches, smartphones, and other off-the-shelf technology can make data collection less invasive, lower the rate of false positives, shorten the time to diagnosis, and make diagnoses more reliable, and more objective for all clinicians. https://news.rutgers.edu/autism-diagnosis-test-needs-improvement-rutgers-researchers-say/20200124#.Xi9qDGhKguV

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Rutgers Pilot Propranolol Study Recruitment

Please see the attached flyers for A Pilot/Feasibility Study of the Use of High Dose Propranolol to Treat Severe and Chronic Challenging Behaviors in Adolescents and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders   Recruitment letter to physicians Advertisement Flyer Parent / Legal Guardian Consent Information Research Protocol   Please see their contact info below: Office Number: 732-235-7169…

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Dr. Pamela Feliciano speaking at CSH Research Center’s Distinguished Lecture Series

Per Children’s Specialized Hospital Hello Everyone,   Children’s Specialized Hospital Research Center’s Distinguished Lecture Series is our free research education program for healthcare professionals. Please join us in New Brunswick on Thursday December 12, 2019.   Dr. Pamela Feliciano will speak on the topic of “How to SPARK Answers for Autism: Engaging the National ASD Community in Research.” The…

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