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"Science Cafe" on Autism

DATE CHANGE!  Project Bridge has moved the event from 7/15 to 7/23.

"Understanding Autism: Perspectives from History, Policy, and Science" by Dr. Gul Dolen (JHU)

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  • Emil V.

    Prof. Gul Dolen gave an excellent presentation. She discussed the history of autism, starting with how it was once called "childhood schizophrenia", then progressing through different definitions in the DSM reference manual. She discussed known genetic causal factors, such as "Fragile X". She debunked the idea of an "Autism Epidemic" and explained how the proposed link between vaccines and autism arose from deceptive research practices. There was lively Q&A where she answered questions about Asperger's syndrome and why psychiatric treatment using drugs has been unsuccessful.

    1 · July 23, 2014

    • Monique S.

      thank you for the synopsis!!

      July 24, 2014

  • Monique S.

    sorry, it did not work out tonite. Hope to hear some good conclusions from any of the attendants

    July 23, 2014

  • Monique S.

    will see if I can make it

    July 10, 2014

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