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Wendy Klag Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities

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  • Attention WKC faculty affiliates: The faculty retreat will be Wed. Jan. 10, 2018, from 12:30 to 4 p.m. If you are a faculty affiliate and did not receive a Paperless Post invitation, please contact Michelle Landrum.  Not sure if you're an affiliate? Check this page.
  • WKC journal club: The WKC journal club will take a break over the holidays and will resume Monday, Feb. 5 See the Calendar of Events.
  • Congratulations to Chris Ladd-Acosta and co-authors for their publication being named 'Best Paper of 2016' by the editors of Environmental Research! Their research was based on data from the Study to Explore Early Development (SEED).
  • Study to Explore Early Development, Part 3!  The CDC has again chosen JHSPH to lead a SEED research site. Did your family receive a mailed invitation? Learn more and respond at this link.
  • New WKC interns chosen: Meghana Shetty and Da-Yea Song were selected in the first round for this academic year. Applications for the next round are due Feb. 1. Learn more about student opportunities.
  • Congratulations to the 2017 Wendy Klag Center faculty and student grant funding winners -- Chris Ladd-Acosta and Calliope Holingue. Read about their projects and past studies funded by WKC.
  • See videos of past WKC symposia. Talks from the 2015 "One Size Doesn't Fit All" symposium on research design are here, and a video of the entire 2013 WKC inaugural symposium is here.

The Wendy Klag Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities encompasses a broad array of research and educational goals across the fields of public health including epidemiology, 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!

See autism-related talks and presentations co-hosted or promoted by the Wendy Klag Center.


Global autism research at the Wendy Klag Center

Global Autism JHSPH Magazine 2017

The global autism research of Dr. Li-Ching Lee, an associate director of the Wendy Klag Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities, is featured in the Summer 2017 edition of JHSPH Magazine. What does autism and research into its screening and treatment look like in developing nations? Learn More and see a video by Dean Mike Klag 

Dr. Lee is also a guest editor for Sage's Autism July 2017 special edition on global autism, focused on identification and treatment. 

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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