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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

Researchers funded by Autism Speaks are using iPads to encourage speech among minimally verbal gradeschoolers affected by autism

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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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April 14, 2014

IACC meeting marked by emotional public comments; Insel promises results of large study comparing vaccinated vs. unvaccinated kids

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April 10, 2014

Federal committee expresses caution on use of new criteria for ASD; families tell Autism Speaks of lost diagnoses and services

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