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Neurofeedback Training Elicits Behavioral Improvements in Individuals with ASD

Scientists have recently proposed that problems in the brain's "mirror neuron system" during early development could be responsible for many of the impairments seen in autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Mirror neurons are cells that activat... More...

Autism Speaks Environmental Innovator Award Recipient Publishes New Data

In a series of manuscripts currently being published, Isaac Pessah, Ph.D. from UC Davis and recipient of the Autism Speaks Environmental Innovator award in 2006, reports the potential effects of low dose polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) on brain d... More...

Paternal Age and Autism Associated in Family-Based Sample

A recent article by Abraham Reichenberg and co-workers based on Israeli births in the 1980's reported a significant association between paternal age at birth and a child's risk for developing autism. The study reporte... More...

Meeting Addresses Pediatric Neurotransmitter Disease and Autism Commonalities

Medical Management of Pediatric Neurotransmitter Disease:A Multidisciplinary Approach

Herndon, VA

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GI Symptoms in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD): An Autism Treatment Network Study

Kent Williams, George J. Fuchs, Glenn Furuta, Margaret Marcon, Daniel L. Coury, Autism Treatment Network GI Committee. Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN; University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AK; University of Co... More...

Pat Levitt, Ph.D., Published in Neurosciences Journal

Pat Levitt, Ph.D., the chair of Cure Autism Now's Scientific Advisory Board co-authored a research review published in the July, 2004, issue of Trends in Neurosciences regarding the involvement of interne... More...

National Institute of Mental Health Tells Cure Autism Now Foundation: "Recruit More Families!"

Does your family or a family you know have more than one member diagnosed with autism, PDD or Asperger's Disorder? Click here to co... More...

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