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Many Nonverbal Children with Autism Overcome Severe Language Delays

Hopeful news for families; study counters belief that nonverbal children won’t acquire speech after age 4

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Spread the Word to End the Word

Spread the Word to End the Word has marked March 6, 2013 as their annual day of awareness of the hurtful use of the R-word.

Spread the Word to End the Word is an ongoing effort by Special Olympics, Best Buddies International, and suppo... More...

Autism Shares Risk Genes with Major Psychiatric Disorders

A “Top Ten Advances in Autism Research 2013” Selection See all the year’s “Top Ten” here.... More...

Autism Sleuth

The Association for Psychological Science spotlights the research career of Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer Geri Dawson

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Ultrasound Flags Autism Risk in Low Birth Weight Infants

New study reveals very early brain marker of autism risk; may lead to earlier detection and treatment

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Google Eliminates 'Die' Search Suggestion For Autism

Updated 3/6/13 to reflect the amazing efforts of the self-advocacy community.

Thanks to the efforts of  an autism activist group who staged an online protest called a Flash Blog,... More...

The “Female Protective Effect”

A new study provides insights into why girls are much less likely than boys to develop autism

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Hacking Autism - Blog

Ohio State is Hacking Autism

Posted by Marc Sirkin Friday, August 24, 2012

The folks at Ohio State University are hacking autism with their Citra app concept for caregivers.

 

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New Guidelines for Genetic Testing in Children

The American Academy of Pediatrics issues policy statement on genetic screening of children for autism and other disorders

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Autism Speaks Hosts World’s First Autism Investment Conference

On February 21st, investors and product developers came together to discuss opportunities for addressing the autism community’s unmet needs

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