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Scientist with Autism Uses Own Experience to Investigate the Disorder in the Lab
Source: Rutgers Today Published On: Tuesday, September 8, 2015 Author: Robin Lally

After spending years in special education programs, made to feel that he couldn’t learn, Lunden graduated from high school with honors — excelling in advanced placement courses such as chemistry and calculus. He was accepted and attended Cornell... Read Full Article Here

Families Unite to Help Adults With Autism
Source: The Wall Street Journal Published On: Jan. 31, 2013 10:48 p.m. ET Author: MELANIE GRAYCE WEST

There are certain dreams every parent has for his or her child: good health, a great job and happiness at home. But for the parents of children with autism, that future can be "uncertain," says Michael Lillard, chief investment officer of... Read Full Article Here

Princeton families make $1.5M donation to Rutgers to study adult autism
Source: NJ.com Published On: February 01, 2013 at 2:55 PM Author: Susan K. Livio

The needs of adults with autism will be the focus of a new professorship at Rutgers University thanks to a $1.5 million gift from two Princeton families raising children diagnosed with the developmental disability, university officials announced... Read Full Article Here

Endowed Chair Will Enable Rutgers To Research And Help Adults With Autism
Source: NJ Spotligh Published On: FEBRUARY 26, 2013 Author: ANDREW KITCHENMAN

NJ's incidence of childhood autism is almost twice the national rate, fueling concerns about a growing population of autistic adults.

Rutgers University -- long a center for research into childhood autism -- could also become a leader in... Read Full Article Here

Autism Help on the Way
Source: Rutgers Magazine Published On: Winter 2016

Rutgers is creating a center for adults with autism that will  provide the opportunity for them to live and work independently within a university setting. The Rutgers Center for Adult Autism Services,... Read Full Article Here

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