January 13, 2015
Vol 1, Issue 1
A bi-weekly publication from the Center for Autism Research

Introduction to Autism Dispatch
Bob Lecture

Dr. Robert Schultz, Director of the Center for Autism Research (CAR) at CHOP, introduces Autism Dispatch.

New Funding

Autism Speaks has announced a new round of funding for its Autism Treatment Network (ATN), and CHOP is proud to be one of the sites selected!

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Executive Function Difficulties

What is Executive Function (EF)?

ASD and Co-occurring ADHD
A study found that children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and ADHD/EF difficulties may be experiencing more severe difficulties at home and school than children with ASD alone.

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Unstuck and On Target
In 2013, a team from Children's National Medical Center published their findings on a new executive function (EF) intervention they developed for children diagnosed with ASD.

Adolescence Workshop (2/26/15)

This workshop is geared towards parents/caregivers of pre-teens and young teens diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) as well as the professionals who work with them.