Autism Europe Keynote Report: Professor Fred R. Volkmar, M.D.: “State of the Art Lecture: Autism today – what we do and don’t know”

Autism Europe Keynote Report: Professor Fred R. Volkmar, M.D.: “State of the Art Lecture: Autism today - what we do and don't know” Dr. Fred Volkmar presenting his keynote at the conference.  Dr. Volkmar provided a broad overview of autism research, highlighting critical advances in the early period of autism research following its official recognition in 1980.  Furthermore, he expressed a critical review of areas where knowledge has been lacking and pointed to where future efforts should be made to connect advances in ... Read more

Report on the 11th Autism-Europe International Congress in Edinburgh, Scotland

The 11th Autism-Europe International Congress in Edinburgh, Scotland I returned last week from the 11th Autism-Europe International Congress in Edinburgh, Scotland. Autism Europe's congresses are held every three years and this year the event was hosted by one of the worlds oldest and most respected autism associations, the National Autistic Society - UK.  The theme of the three-day event was “Happy, Healthy and Empowered”. Professionals came from 60 countries to share the most recent developments in diagnosis, early intervention, assistive technology, education, support, employment ... Read more