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Wendy Klag Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities

See What Inspires Us
View the Wendy Klag Center’s short film, “Childhood Interrupted: Unraveling the Mysteries of Autism.” Learn More
A New Name. A Bigger Mission.
Welcome to the Wendy Klag Center, a new hub for developmental disabilities research at Hopkins. Learn More
Seeking Elusive Clues to Autism
Two big epidemiological studies are identifying complex factors that underlie autism. Learn More
Research's Family Ties
Our message to families is simple: We thank you. We value you. We need you. Learn More
Measuring Autism in America
How many children have autism? A striking 1 in 68, based on surveillance in Maryland and elsewhere. Learn More
Autism Around the Globe
Projects in Taiwan and Bangladesh shed a different light on perceptions, prevalence and treatment. Learn More
Nurturing Scholars & Ideas
What puts autistic students at risk for bullying? It’s a question that propelled Benjamin Zablotsky toward his PhD. Learn More
News & Events

The Wendy Klag Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities unifies and expands current research and education efforts at the Bloomberg School, including the Wendy Klag Scholars Program, and the Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities Epidemiology (CADDE), which the Klag Center has replaced. The center encompasses a broad array of research and educational goals across the fields of public health including not only epidemiology, but also health services research, developmental research, policy research, population and family dynamics and beyond.

Learn about affiliated faculty at Johns Hopkins and the Kennedy Krieger Institute -- and become a member!


The Wendy Klag Center at IMFAR 2016

Wendy Chung

The Wendy Klag Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities was well-represented at the International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR) May 11-14, 2016, in Baltimore.  Oral presentations, panel sessions, special interest groups, and posters were presented by faculty and students from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, as well as Kennedy Krieger Institute-affiliated members of the WKC.  Learn More

Message from
our Director

Dr. M. Daniele Fallin discusses the Wendy Klag Center mission:
To bring together researchers and families to find answers about autism and other developmental disabilities.

Grant Funding for
Student Projects

Apply for up to $15,000 in project funding as a Wendy Klag Scholar.

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Pilot Funding
for Faculty

Full-time Bloomberg School faculty may apply for project grants of up to $50,000.

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For Families:
Join in Research

Be a hero. To your family. To all families. Find out about our enrolling studies.

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