Researchers and clinicians at Einstein and Montefiore are
highly committed to understanding the causes of autism and promoting effective treatments.
Dr. Isabelle Rapin
A pioneer of Autism Research
Dr. Isabelle Rapin served as a professor of both Neurology and Pediatrics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine n New York City from 1958 until her retirement in 2012.
"Calling Isabelle Rapin one of the founding mothers of autism is very appropriate. With the gravity she carried, she moved us into a modern understanding of autism
Dr. Thomas Frazier II, the chief science officer of Autism Speaks
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DID YOU KNOW?
Albert Einstein College of Medicine has 63 years of history assessing Autism
1 in 54 children in the U.S. is diagnosed with Autism. Boys are 4 times more likely to be diagnosed than girls.
30 to 61 percent of children with Autism are affected by Attention Deficient Disorder
Autism costs a family $60,000 a year, which can be reduced by 2/3 with early intervention.