Listen to the latest podcast and radio interviews with Duke Center for Autism faculty and staff.

JAMA Pediatrics Podcast: Intervention Amount and Outcomes for Young Autistic Children

A meta-analysis of interventions for autism finds that increasing intervention is not associated with greater improvement in development for young children with autism. JAMA Pediatrics Editor in Chief Dimitri Christakis, MD, and JAMA Pediatrics Associate Editor Alison Galbraith, MD, discuss autism treatments with Geraldine Dawson, PhD, Founding Director of the Duke Center for Autism and Brain Development.

APA Podcast - Speaking of Psychology: How early detection could change autism diagnosis and intervention, with Geraldine Dawson, PhD

About 1 in 36 children in the U.S. has been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Geraldine Dawson, PhD, of Duke University, discusses why the number of diagnoses has risen so steeply in recent years, why it’s more common in boys than girls, and how research using artificial intelligence and brain biomarkers is making it possible to detect autism risk at younger ages than before—even in infancy. Listen to the podcast on YouTube here

The Incredible Impact of Early Interventions: Autism Weekly Podcast

"It's important to get connected early. No one - regardless of where they live or what recources they have available to them - should have to wait extended periods of time to start services that can support child and family quality of life." 

Duke Center for Autism Associate Director Dr. Lauren Franz joins Autism Weekly podcast to discuss the power of early interventions, the need for healthcare access, and how our research is making a difference.

Psychiatric News: Visual Diagnostics Become More Accessible

In this Psychiatric News podcast, Duke Center for Autism Director Geraldine Dawson, PhD, and Duke University James B. Duke Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Guillermo Saprio, DSc, highlight the center's digital screening app and the future of eye-based tools to screen for autism.

Listen to the full podcast here.