World Autism Awareness Day is April 2

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As we are near World Autism Awareness Day, here is a list of McGill experts that can comment on their research or other questions related to autism

McGill Autism Experts:

Jacob Burack – McGill Institute for Human Development and Well-Being
Research: Attention and executive function among children with autism, faulty research methodologies and practices that can lead to myths about autism
jake.burack [at] mcgill.ca 

Dr. Eve-Marie Quintin
Research: Music perception, cognitive, social, and emotional development in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders and fragile X syndrome. 
eve-marie.quintin [at] mcgill.caBilingual


Aparna Nadig – School of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Research: Language and social communication in individuals with autism spectrum disorders, transition support services for young adults with autism spectrum disorders
aparna.nadig [at] mcgill.caInterviews in English
 
Armando Bertone, PhD – Perceptual Neuroscience Lab (PNLab) for Autism and Development
Research:  development of sensory and cognitive abilities in autism, school-based intervention programs geared at improving attention/concentration for children with neurodevelopmental conditions
armando.bertone [at] mcgill.caFrench & English

For Interviews, contact:

Jason Clement
Communications Officer / Agent de communications
Faculty of Medicine / Faculté de médecine
McGill University / Université McGill
514-398-5909