Wallis, a resident of Pelham, N.Y., is currently a contributor to Time magazine. She has worked at Time as a staff reporter and editor, and has produced 35 cover stories on education, science, health, psychology, children and family issues. Wallis was the founding editor of Time for Kids magazine, and served as editor-at-large from 2003-2007. A two-time National Magazine Award finalist, Wallis plans to examine how the rising number of students diagnosed across the spectrum of autism disorders is challenging educators and the solvency of school districts.
Claudia Wallis’ Web site
Autism Linked to Genes That Govern How the Brain Is Wired
From P.S. 176X, kids with autism get joyful launch
New Evidence That Early Therapy Helps Autistic Kids
How to Fix No Child Left Behind
The Multitasking Generation
How to Bring Our Schools Out of the 20th Century