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Autism Speaks Awards $4.8 Million in New Research Grants

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Discovery of Pre-symptom Marker of Autism

Researchers use MRI to reveal differences in the brain’s white matter in infants as young as 6 months 

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Early Intervention Program Alters Brain Activity in Children with Autism

Clinical study of Early Start Denver Model intervention shows that it improves not only social skills, but also brain responses to social cues

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Peer Training Outperforms Traditional Autism Interventions

Training classmates produces greater gains in social inclusion than even one-on-one training between therapist and child 

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TIME 2012 Top Ten Medical Breakthroughs: "Hope for Reversing Autism"

Findings on brain benefits of Early Start Denver Model make TIME magazine's Top Ten Medical Breakthroughs of the year.

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American Psychiatric Association Approves DSM-5 Revisions

 

 

1 December 2012

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Early Intervention Improves Social Skills and Brain Activity in Preschoolers with Autism, Study Finds

(NEW YORK, N.Y., October 26, 2012) – The Early Start Denver Model (ESDM), a comprehensive behavioral early intervention program that is appropriate for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) as young as 12 months, has ... More...

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