Monthly Archives: August 2012

Australian autism researchers respond to “The Autism Enigma”

On Monday 27th August, the ABC show, Four Corners, featured “The Autism Enigma”, a Canadian documentary promoting the controversial link between autism and gut bacteria. Several members of the Australian autism research community have provided responses to the documentary: Olga

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Andrew Whitehouse shortlisted for Eureka Prize

Congratulations to Assoc Prof Andrew Whitehouse – autism researcher from the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research. Andrew is a finalist in the Outstanding Young Researcher category of the Australian Museum’s Eureka Prize. Winners will be announced at a ceremony on the

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Participants needed for study of sleep and executive function in autism

My name is Rebecca Cosentino and I am currently conducting a study for my honours in psychology with Associate Professor Amanda Richdale (supervisor) from the Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre, La Trobe University. The research project aims at determining the

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12th Autism Spectrum Disorder Research Forum, 1st November, Preston VIC

The 12th Autism Spectrum Disorder Research Forum will be held at the Darebin Arts & Entertainment Centre in Preston, Victoria on Thursday 1 November from 9am – 5pm. We are pleased to welcome Dr Jon Brock from the Department of Cognitive

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Asia Pacific Autism Conference, August 2013, Adelaide

Autism SA in conjunction with the Australian Advisory Board on Autism Spectrum Disorders will host APAC 2013 in Adelaide, South Australia from 8-10 August 2013 True Colours has been adopted as the conference theme, inspiring us to reveal, encourage and

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