Jennifer Gondorchin

April is Autism Awareness Month, and it’s likely that you know someone affected by autism — even if you don’t realize it. In 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that 1 in 59 children is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. In the lab’s efforts to create an inclusive lab community and to improve how we relate to differently abled people generally, you are encouraged get a basic understanding of the neurological differences exhibited by autistic individuals, the impact that those differences have and how you can help.