Kevin Volpp and David Mandell will lead the new NIMH-funded Penn ALACRITY Center. The Penn ALACRITY Center—one of two NIMH-funded Advanced Laboratories for Accelerating the Reach and Impact of Treatments for Youth and Adults with Mental Illness—will launch with three projects to enhance treatment for people served through publicly-funded mental health systems. For more information about the new center and projects click here.
David Mandell dismisses link of violence with autism and says, “What little research we do have suggests that [autistic] people are much more likely to be victims of violence than perpetrators.”
David Mandell has found that mothers of children with autism earn less than mothers whose children have other health issues.
David Mandell discusses ongoing research which finds minority children are diagnosed with autism later in life than white children.