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Medications may play role in doubling obesity rate among teens with autism; associated health problems highlight need for expert help
March 10, 2014

Researchers with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have documented high rates of obesity among adolescents with developmental disabilities. The highest rate – around 32 percent – was among those with autism.

Autism families and GI specialists welcome new clarity and science-based standards
August 05, 2013

In a move welcomed by millions with gluten sensitivities, the U.S. Food and Drug Agency has set standards for food products labeled “gluten free.” Specifically, such products can no longer contain more than 20 parts per million of gluten, a protein abundant in wheat and related grains. The standard is similar to levels recently set in Canada and the European Union.

“Whole Person,” Family-Centered Medical Care Addresses the Individual’s and the Family’s Unique Set of Needs and Challenges

Over 400 attendees from across the U.S. and around the world participated in the first national conference for families and professiona

August 09, 2012

NEW YORK, N.Y. (August 9, 2012) – Over 400 attendees from across the U.S. and around the world participated in the first national conference for families and professionals, “Treating the Whole Person with Autism: Comprehensive Care for Children and Adolescents with ASD.”

September 21, 2009


First year's accomplishments unveiled at ATN Program Meeting

The culmination of the first 12 months of collaborative committee work by ATN clinicians was presented at the annual Autism Treatment Network (ATN) Program Meeting, which was held in Santa Monica, California on December 6-7, 2008.

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