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July 16, 2014

Findings implicate faulty transport of fatty acids in brain; suggest opportunity for developing treatment for one subtype of autism

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July 15, 2014

Autism Speaks-funded researcher Paul Shattuck addresses the "services cliff” that families face when kids with autism reach adulthood

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July 14, 2014

Study finds that kids and parents like them, but weighted blankets don’t increase sleep time or decrease time it takes to fall asleep

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July 09, 2014

Research updates on regression, brain imaging to identify subtypes and more; public comment on wandering, cord clamping and vaccines

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July 07, 2014

A crucial step toward developing individualized treatments for autism spectrum disorder

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July 02, 2014

Newly appointed to the IACC, Autism Speaks' chief science officer redoubles pledge to put science to work for families

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July 01, 2014

MMR shot is associated with increased risk of febrile seizures – considered harmless but in rare cases can flag underlying epilepsy

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