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autism spectrum disorder

September 23, 2014

Study suggests that the brain activity of children affected by autism responds more slowly to sights and sounds; greater delays may predict autism severity

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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 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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March 03, 2014

Gordon & Llura Gund to advance understanding and treatment of autism through world's largest library of genomes from affected families

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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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January 28, 2014

Autism journal podcast features discussion of women & ASD with researcher Judith Gould and self-advocate Robyn Stewart

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October 01, 2013

Thanks to a Weatherstone fellowship, Esther Berko is investigating why older mothers are more likely to have children with autism

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