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April 23, 2014

The Bard’s rhythmic speech and exaggerated emotions appear to engage children participating in an unusual new intervention.

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April 22, 2014

Report to autism community summarizes scientific findings behind new 1 in 68 estimate of autism prevalence in the United States

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April 21, 2014

Study follows up on earlier research showing higher incidence of problems with cell-powerhouses known as mitochondria

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April 18, 2014

US Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee publishes its selection of the 20 most-significant research studies of last year

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April 17, 2014

Self-advocates, families and autism professionals invited to weigh in on research to explore effects of new diagnostic criteria for ASD

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April 17, 2014

Three-fold increase between 1999 and 2009; rise is most dramatic among teens hospitalized for mental-health issues

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April 15, 2014

No one-size-fits-all solution; researchers emphasize importance of child’s sensitivities in choosing pet

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