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George Washington University The Autism & Neurodevelopmental (AND) Initiative

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The mission of the AND Institute is to improve the lives and address the needs of adolescents and adults with autism as they transition into adulthood. AND Institute’s affiliated GW faculty members demonstrate their interest through their research, lectures, presentations, clinical application, and publications concerning autism and/or neurodevelopmental disorders in the areas of (but not limited to):

Transition services and training for adolescents and adults with autism and their families
Epidemiology and cross‐cultural studies in autism and neurodevelopmental disorders
Cognitive development, including executive function and comparative cognition
Special education with a focus on autism and developmental disorders
Educational and health policy issues, including screening, intervention, disparities, and financing
Autism law, with GW currently offering the only autism-specific law course in the country
Currently, the AND Institute has 100 affiliated GW faculty members representing six of our colleges:

Columbian College of Arts & Sciences: Services
GW School of Law: Autism Law Policy
School of Nursing
Graduate School of Education & Human Development: Educational Services and Policy
School of Medicine & Health Sciences: Basic Science Research and Medical Services
School of Public Health & Health Services: Population Health, Epidemiology and Health Policy

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George Washington University The Autism & Neurodevelopmental (AND) Initiative
2121 I Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20052 United States

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