2021 Impact Report

Explore our impact

We are proud to share highlights of our research, clinical services, training activities, and community outreach, which remain active and impactful despite the challenges of the pandemic. Flip through our 2021 Impact Report  (or download a PDF here). 

Only have time for a quick read? Get a few highlights here!

Experts in Autism & ADHD Join Forces to Address the Unique Needs of Neurodiverse Children 
Researchers tackle three big questions that have real-world impacts for autistic people with ADHD.
Using Data Science to Detect Autism in the First Year of Life 
Can we harness the power of data to give children the chance at an earlier diagnosis? 

Cultivating Diverse Voice to Create Meaningful Research 
There is a diversity problem in autism research. See how the Duke Center for Autism is working to change that.


Duke Center for Autism Stays Closely Connected in a Year of Distancing 
Although the pandemic locked us into "social distancing," the center stayed closely connected through our popular public events, special programs and engaging professional activities.