GW Light it Up Blue
George Washington University During "Light It Up Blue" in April. Photo: InFocus Project, CSAAC. Photo by: Brian D.
The GW Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders Initiative was established in 2010 to provide state-of-the-art assessments, interventions, medical treatments and support services related to autism and neurodevelopmental disorders. With our affiliate hospitals and community service provides, we take a multidisciplinary and interactive approach to research, policy, and treatment.

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Leo Chalupa, Vice President for Research

Autism institute begins search for director

Search Committee formed in September

Michele and Nelson Carbonell

Carbonell Family Foundation Gives $2.5 Million to AND Initiative

With a gift from the Nelson A. and Michele Carbonell Family Foundation, the university will recruit a leader with a cross-disciplinary perspective in the field.

Dr. Richard Grinker to lead GW's participation of NYC’s Korean Community Autism Hotline

Dr. Richard Grinker, GW CCAS Faculty

Dr. Richard Grinker, Professor of Anthropology, International Affairs, and Human Sciences; Chair, Anthropology Department in CCAS will lead GW's participation of NYC’s Korean Community Autism Hotline. Preceding this award Dr. Grinker's team translated the materials, from English to Korean, to facilitate the project.

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Are you looking for a person with a particular talent to add to your autism research team?
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Contact me, Heather Russell at autism@gwu.edu
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