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NDL Undergraduate Ania Holubecki Presents Senior Thesis

Ania Holubecki, an undergraduate research assistant in the Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Lab, presented a poster on her senior thesis at Northwestern’s 2018 Undergraduate Research and Arts Exposition. […]

New Autism Prevalence Estimate

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now estimates that 1 in every 59 children in the United States has an autism diagnosis by the age of 8. […]

Dr. James Pennebaker at NU

Dr. James Pennebaker, an expert in the computational analysis of language, recently visited Northwestern from the University of Texas-Austin. […]

2018 Night of Dreams gala

The NDL was proud to sponsor the 2018 Night of Dreams gala on April 27 in support of Have Dreams, an organization that provides job training and other services to individuals with autism.  […]

2018 Autism Speaks Walk Des Moines

As part of our recognition of Autism Awareness Month, The NDL was proud to sponsor the 2018 Autism Speaks Walk in Des Moines, Iowa on April 29. […]

Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month! […]

DevSci and Dr. Rashmita Mistry

Many of the NDL graduate students are members of The Institute for Innovations in Developmental Sciences (DevSci) at Northwestern University, a collaborative, cross-campus research and training initiative focused on research in the developmental sciences. Last week, our students had the opportunity to learn about Dr. Rashmita Mistry's work by attending a focused reading group in [...]

Thank you!

Members of the NDL team had a wonderful time this past weekend working with a whopping four generations of one family! Thank you to all of the amazing families who participate in our research.

Happy Halloween from the NDL!

The NDL team had a great time working on new research grants while in costume!

Dr. Losh at Autism Speaks Town Hall

On Saturday, October 28, Dr. Losh was a panelist at the “Autism Research Series: Discovery to Solutions” Town Hall, sponsored by Autism Speaks at Rush University in Chicago, where she highlighted the importance of studying phenotypes in autism. […]