News & Events
- Recording of "World Class: An Autism Symposium in Memory of Dr. Li-Ching Lee" is available at this link.
- CDC prevalence project newly estimates overall prevalence at 1 in 44 8-year-olds, 1 in 59 4-year-olds. Maryland data also released.
- WKC's Heather Volk, PhD, and Dani Fallin, PhD, are among authors of Pediatrics commentary, "Considering Toxic Chemicals in Etiology of Autism."
- WKC-IDDRC Chalk Talks: Learn about a new topic each month. Nov. 22 topic is autistic adults. See details on the calendar
- Coronavirus resources for individuals, families and others affected by autism. Find compiled information at this link
- JHU Magazine article focuses on WKC's teen autism research. See additional info
- SEED and SEED Teen. Learn more at this link.
- 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.
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Mourning Wendy Klag Center Associate Director Li-Ching Lee, PhD
Dr. Li-Ching Lee died of breast cancer May 20, 2021, at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. She was 54. Li-Ching was an associate director of the Wendy Klag Center, with a focus on global autism research. She was an exceptional researcher, mentor, instructor, and friend. Her work on autism spectrum disorder prevalence, measurement, and epidemiology made a huge impact on the field, addressing critical issues in the United States and across the globe. During her research career, she authored over 100 journal publications with colleagues and students around the world.
View a recording of "World Class: An Autism Symposium in Memory of Dr. Li-Ching Lee" at this link. The event was held April 4.
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.