I'm honored to share that ARI recently received word that we once again received the highest, four-star rating for fiscal management, accountability, and transparency from Charity Navigator. To learn about our work developing new initiatives and programs that provide far-reaching support and guidance to those on the spectrum and their family members, as well as researchers and clinicians, be sure to read our latest annual report, mentioned below.
Stephen M. Edelson, Ph.D.
ARI Webinars: What viewers are saying
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What Large-Scale Studies Suggest About Autism’s Complexity
Variations in symptoms and biomarkers are slowly revealing patterns that may offer insight into this complex, multifactoral disorder. A few large-scale studies over the past decade provided insight on autism’s complexity and demonstrated the need for further investigation. So what do the studies conducted so far show?
New research finds link between processed food eaten while pregnant and autism
According to researchers from the University of Central Florida, high levels of propionic acid (PPA) - a substance used to extend the shelf life of many processed foods - can have a negative effect on the nervous system of a still-developing fetus.