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February 13, 2014

Autism Speaks study finds non-experts can use new, simple test to screen for autism among children in poor world regions

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February 11, 2014

Study adds to earlier research showing autism-related attention differences at 6 months; opportunity for earlier intervention?

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February 06, 2014

Researchers urge more attention to signs of pain; flag need to address underlying medical issues to improve sleep in those with autism

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February 06, 2014

Animal study may show how experimental treatment “flips a switch” in the brain; Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer urges caution

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February 03, 2014

Small study shows high brain activity when children with autism are at rest; researchers say this could explain “withdrawal into self”

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February 03, 2014

Harvard study suggests subgroups of children with autism share health problems; separate Autism Speaks study promises further insights

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January 31, 2014

Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry updates 1999 guidelines; embraces multidisciplinary care model long advocated by Autism Speaks... More...