Previous studies have shown that older adults with autism traits may experience notably increased difficulty with executive function and social cognition as they age. Learn about emerging brain research and the role of the underlying neuroanatomy in seniors with ASD.

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Dr. Gregory Wallace is trained as a developmental neuropsychologist with extensive experience working with individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) across the lifespan, and currently is an Associate Professor of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences at The George Washington University in Washington DC. Much of his research uses neuropsychological and neuroimaging techniques to elucidate the etiology, developmental course, and long-term outcome of ASD and other neurodevelopmental disorders. This research has resulted in the publication of over 115 peer-reviewed manuscripts.

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