Autism Speaks 2013 National Conference for Families and Professionals

Registration now open for July 26 - 27 conference featuring workshops and scientific sessions on autism care through the life span

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Seven Ways to Help a Picky Eater with Autism

May 7, 2013

Autism often goes hand in hand with food aversions; an expert provides strategies for gently expanding a narrow diet

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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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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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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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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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Teens with Autism Lack Healthcare Transition Services

Study finds young people with autism half as likely to receive healthcare transition support as those with other longterm medical needs


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Field Trials Suggest New Criteria for Diagnosing Autism 'Reliable'

American Psychiatric Association approves DSM-5 changes; autism advocates call for further study 

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