Autism Updates: Profound Autism Child Mind Institute, INSAR 2023, DOL Highlights Video
May 4, 2023 — News and autism updates from ASF, the Autism Science Foundation. Read about profound autism updates, see what’s happening at INSAR 2023, and watch the highlights video from ASF’s 2023 Day of Learning.
Profound Autism Article from the Child Mind Institute
“The term profound is not meant to demean anyone or label anyone as a lost cause,” said ASF President Alison Singer. “Just the opposite. The whole idea of creating this nomenclature is so we are better prepared to meet the needs of this population and not pretend they don’t exist.”
“The main purpose was to call attention to the fact that these kids and adults exist, and that they do need different services,” said Catherine Lord, PhD, the co-chair of the Lancet Commission.
Read the full story: https://childmind.org/article/what-is-profound-autism/
ASF President Alison Singer and Chief Science Officer Dr. Alycia Halladay are in Stockholm this week as attendees and presenters for the 2023 International Society of Autism Research annual meeting. More highlights to come soon!
2023 Day of Learning Highlights
Watch a video recap of the 2023 Day of Learning. You can watch all the presentations from every speaker on our YouTube channel.