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The Autism Research Centre (ARC), of which I am Director, has 12 programs of research, all focusing on autism. 6 of these are in basic research: (a) Perception and Cognition; (b) Neuroscience; (c) Genetics and Environmental; (d) Hormones; (e) Epidemiology; (f) Synaesthesia. The other 6 programs are in applied research: (g) Screening and Diagnosis; (h) Employment; (i) Education; (j) Criminal Justice; (k) Physical Health; and (l) Mental Health. These are described on the Autism Research Centre website (www.autismresearchcentre.com). Support comes from the Wellcome Trust, the Simons Foundation, the Rosetrees Trust, NIHR, the Templeton World Charity Foundation, and the Autism Centre of Excellence (ACE) at Cambridge, among other sources.
Autistic people have higher rates of chronic physical health conditions across the whole body and…
The largest ever study of the genetics of the brain – encompassing some 36,000 brain…