Maenner then went on to complete his dissertation based on how developmental disabilities are classified in epidemiological studies.
The inaugural peer review panel is made up of nine internationally recognized researchers who have demonstrated a clear and steadfast commitment to autism research, services and programs.
Connie Kasari is a professor of Psychiatry at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and a leading international expert in developing interventions for children with autism spectrum disorder and their families.
Her research focuses on targeted interventions for early social communication development in at-risk infants, toddlers, and preschoolers with autism, and peer relationships for school-aged children with autism, leading to the recognition of her therapy JASPER as an established evidence-based ASD treatment.
The Eagles Autism Challenge is committed to investing every dollar raised by participants into cutting-edge autism research.
By providing the necessary resources to doctors and scientists at world-class institutions, we will be able to assist those touched by autism, as well as future generations.