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autism

March 11, 2016

CDC researchers conclude that focusing resources on family support and healthcare is best way to promote children’s development

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March 03, 2016

Autism Speaks applauds the Department of Education for its action to address inequality in special education. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) aims to provide equity in the identification, placement, and discipline of all students with disabilities.

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February 18, 2016

Defects in Shank3 gene affect around 1 percent of people with autism; findings suggest brain “rewiring” possible in adulthood

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January 29, 2016

Our experts provide perspective on new research linking diabetes and obesity during pregnancy with increased risk of autism

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January 28, 2016

Researchers prevent mouse pups from developing autism-like behaviors that otherwise occur in mice after maternal infection during pregnancy

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January 27, 2016

Autism Speaks and Grand Challenges Canada co-sponsor major rollout of innovative program to deliver autism services in underserved regions

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