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Autism Research at the NICHD

NICHD Autism web siteWelcome to the NICHD autism web site.

The NICHD, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is one of several Institutes doing research into various aspects of autism, including its causes, prevalence, and treatments.

The goal of this site is to provide easy access to the most current information about NICHD research projects, publications, news releases, and other activities related to autism and similar disorders. Select a link below to learn more about NICHD activities in autism research.

This Web site is a work-in-progress, and we welcome your comments and suggestions. E-mail your comments to us at, with the subject line: AUTISM.