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Autism: Information, Facts and Research News Document List

Summary: Our library below features 240 published articles, research papers, and documents from the Disabled World Autism Information category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created. You can also receive our latest communications as soon as they are released by subscribing to our Autism Information RSS feed.

Autism Information Publications

New Genetic Clues Found in Study of Families With Multiple Children With Autism
Largest ever study of families with more than one child with autism uncovered new risk genes and provided new insights into how genetics influence whether someone develops autism spectrum disorder.
Publish Date: 2023-07-31

Clarifying Connection Between Autism and Microbiome
Future study designs could more effectively take into account the realities of long-term microbiome sampling of autistic individuals.
Publish Date: 2023-06-26 - Updated: 2023-06-27

Number of Autistic People in England May Be Double Previously Reported
The real number of autistic people in England could be over double the number cited in national health policy documents.
Publish Date: 2023-06-26 - Updated: 2023-06-27

Discovering You Are Autistic Later in Life Can Be a Positive Experience
New study from psychologists finds that the link between the age at which someone gets diagnosed has little bearing on their quality of life. Autism is usually diagnosed in childhood but now is increasing being diagnosed in adults and especially among women.
Publish Date: 2023-06-15 - Updated: 2023-06-27

Sensory Adapted Dental Rooms Reduce Autistic Children's Stress During Teeth Cleaning
Results of study of autistic children show safe and feasible adaptations to the dentist clinic environment created more relaxed, less anxious dental care experiences.
Publish Date: 2023-06-03

Siblings With Autism Share More of Their Fathers Genome Not Their Mothers
Research finds that in families that have two or more children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) the siblings shared more of their father's genome.
Publish Date: 2023-05-22

M-CHAT-R/F Autism Screening Tool Effective But Has Limitations
A study by UC Davis MIND Institute researchers and others finds an autism screening tool used widely in the U.S. and around the world is effective but has limitations.
Publish Date: 2023-05-20 - Updated: 2023-05-21

Brain Study Identifies Four Different Autism Subtypes
People with autism spectrum disorder can be classified into four distinct subtypes based on their brain activity and behavior.
Publish Date: 2023-04-07

iBASIS-VIPP Therapy for Babies with Autism Signs Cuts Long-term Disability Costs
New research evaluating the potential cost savings of a therapy for babies displaying early autism signs.
Publish Date: 2023-04-07

High Levels of Lithium in Drinking Water May Raise Autism Risk
Researchers report possible link between autism and lithium in drinking water supply.
Publish Date: 2023-04-03

Link Between Autism in Children and Cardiometabolic Diseases
Association established between autism and obesity, as well as autism and cardiometabolic disease, including diabetes and dyslipidemia.
Publish Date: 2023-03-14 - Updated: 2023-03-17

Kids at Risk for Autism Struggle to Notice Mismatched Video and Audio
Research that may eventually enable far earlier autism diagnoses shows that typically developing infants perceive audio-video synchrony better than high-risk for autism infants.
Publish Date: 2023-03-14

Endogenous Retrovirus Activation Increases Fetus Autism Susceptibility
Ancient virus genome drives autism revealed as discoveries regarding autism onset found in research models.
Publish Date: 2023-03-10

Giant Leap Forward in Understanding Autism
In Fragile X syndrome (FXS), the most common cause of autism, sensory signals from the outside world integrate differently, causing them to be underrepresented by cortical pyramidal neurons in the brain.
Publish Date: 2023-02-16

Five Times Autism Increase in New York-New Jersey Area
Contrary to previous findings, the increase in autism prevalence disproportionately affected children without co-existing intellectual disabilities.
Publish Date: 2023-01-27

How Autism Arises: Multimodal Approach Toward the Biological Categorization of Autism
The development of autism may be easier to understand due to an explanatory model that provides new insights into how risk factors give rise to autism and why there is such variability between individuals.
Publish Date: 2022-12-29

Hearing Impairment in Novel Preclinical Model of Autism
Researchers uncover hearing impairment in a novel preclinical model of autism in Beyond the brain: A link between hearing loss and autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Publish Date: 2022-12-25 - Updated: 2023-01-03

Molecular Clue May Treat Autism Spectrum Disorder
Researchers identify the cell-specific molecular network of autism spectrum disorder, thereby laying the foundation for treating ASD.
Publish Date: 2022-12-14 - Updated: 2023-01-03

Autistics Not Indifferent Nor Hypo-sensitive to Pain
This study questions the perception that people with autism experience less pain and instead suggests that they may have enhanced pain sensitivity.
Publish Date: 2022-11-30 - Updated: 2023-06-03

Top2A Gene Could be Key to Understanding Autism
This study helps us understand at the molecular level why sociability is disrupted during the very earliest stages of life.
Publish Date: 2022-11-26

Genetic Connections in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Study finds connections between genetic factors in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) with Mitochondria, the powerhouse of the cell, identified as one point of convergence.
Publish Date: 2022-11-22

Search for Autism Disrupted Brain Signals
New research findings of one genetic risk for autism supports the idea that loss of a specific gene interferes with cells in the brain whose role is to inhibit signaling.
Publish Date: 2022-11-15

Autism Whole Genome Sequencing Reveals 134 Autism-Linked Genes
Study sequences the entire genomes of more than 11,000 individuals, offering new insights into the genetics that underlie autism spectrum disorder.
Publish Date: 2022-11-11 - Updated: 2023-01-04

Better Individualized Treatment By Adding Sensory Integration to Autism Assessment
Adding assessments focused on sensory integration into regular autism assessments can yield new information for patients and care teams to help guide therapeutic activity.
Publish Date: 2022-11-07 - Updated: 2023-01-04

Autism Brain Changes Far More Than Previously Thought
Most comprehensive research to date studied how autism affects the human brain at the molecular level.
Publish Date: 2022-11-03 - Updated: 2023-01-04

Insight Into ASD Genetic Mutations and Possible Treatment
Dartmouth study offers new insights into genetic mutations in autism disorders (ASD) and points to possible treatments.
Publish Date: 2022-11-01 - Updated: 2023-01-04

Autistic Women at Increased Risk of Mental Illness 
Autistic people have an increased risk of suffering from mental illness, with current data indicating autistic women are more vulnerable than autistic men.
Publish Date: 2022-10-26 - Updated: 2023-01-04

Your Genes Determine Whether You Get ADHD or Autism
There is a significant overlap between genetic causes of autism and ADHD. Gene variants that increase the risk of developing only one of the diagnoses and not the other have now been discovered.
Publish Date: 2022-10-04

Diarrhea Medication May Help Treat Autism and ASD
Medication to help treat core autism symptoms study uses protein interaction networks to examine whether existing drugs could treat autism, finds potential in an antidiarrheal drug.
Publish Date: 2022-09-12 - Updated: 2023-01-04

Detecting Autism in Children with an Eye Test
Measuring how a child's pupils change in response to light could potentially be used to screen for autism spectrum disorders (ASD).
Publish Date: 2022-08-22 - Updated: 2023-01-04

60 Genes Linked to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Discovered
Integrating de novo and inherited variants in 42,607 autism cases identifies mutations in new moderate-risk genes.
Publish Date: 2022-08-19 - Updated: 2023-01-04

Memory Flash Method Could Help Autistics Improve Visual Perception
A new learning method based on memory flashes lasting just a few seconds could help people with autism improve their visual perception capabilities.
Publish Date: 2022-08-01 - Updated: 2023-01-04

Reversing Effects of Autism Linked Mutation in Brain Organoids
UC San Diego study reveals gene therapy reverses the effects of autism-linked mutation in brain organoids by using lab-grown human brain tissue to identify neural abnormalities in Pitt-Hopkins Syndrome and test gene therapy tools.
Publish Date: 2022-05-05 - Updated: 2022-10-08

PDA: The Demand Avoidant Profile of Autism
Autism and PDA. It's not what you think! This Autism Awareness Month, help spread awareness about PDA, the Demand Avoidant Profile of Autism.
Publish Date: 2022-04-08

Autism: Neurodiversity and Pathology Paradigms
A brief outline and definitions of neurodiversity and pathology paradigms in relation to the autism spectrum and autistic disorders.
Publish Date: 2021-12-23

The Novel Coronavirus and Your Autistic Child
Dr. Lynette Louise offers tips to help relieve worry and ease health risks from COVID-19 when your child has autism.
Publish Date: 2020-03-19 - Updated: 2021-08-23

CARD Reacts to CDC Announcement of 15% Increase in Autism Rate
Autism Speaks state that the new numbers indicate a persistent undercount of autisms true prevalence among the nations children.
Publish Date: 2018-04-29 - Updated: 2020-01-09

Autism Prevalence Now Equals 1 in 59 American Children
Report published in CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Surveillance Summary shows about 1 in 59 eight year-old children in 11 communities across the United States identified as having autism in 2014.
Publish Date: 2018-04-26 - Updated: 2020-01-09

Worldwide Free Online Course About Autism
Autism course will run from April 30 to June 1, 2018, the workload is around 2 hours a week and can be undertaken on-demand, all participants will receive a certificate upon completion.
Publish Date: 2018-04-02 - Updated: 2018-05-04

Autism Social Deficits Reversed by Romidepsin Anti-Cancer Drug
Using an epigenetic mechanism, romidepsin restored gene expression and alleviated social deficits in animal models of autism.
Publish Date: 2018-03-12 - Updated: 2021-10-30

Urine and Blood Tests Can Indicate Autism in Children
Link found between autism and damage to proteins in blood plasma could lead to earlier diagnosis of ASD.
Publish Date: 2018-02-18 - Updated: 2018-02-20

Reduced Attention to Audiovisual Synchrony in Infancy May Predict Autism Diagnosis
Infants who pay little attention to synchronous sights and sounds may be at elevated risk for developing autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Publish Date: 2018-01-23

Slight Fluctuations in Movement Correspond to Autism Diagnoses
Nearly imperceptible fluctuations in movement correspond to autism diagnoses and provides strong evidence that movement is an accurate biomarker for neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism.
Publish Date: 2018-01-18

The Multiple Mutations of Autism
Most cases of autism appear to be associated with the appearance of new mutations that are not inherited from the parents.
Publish Date: 2017-10-13 - Updated: 2022-09-21

Connection Between Autism Prevalence and Socioeconomic Status
Children living in neighborhoods where incomes are low and fewer adults have bachelor's degrees are less likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder compared to kids from more affluent neighborhoods.
Publish Date: 2017-10-12 - Updated: 2021-02-26

New Genetic Risk Factor for Developing Autism Spectrum Disorder Identified
Study focused on identifying and characterizing low-lying genetic mutations that may have been missed in previous research, given these mutations are only present in a fraction of the bulk DNA of an individual.
Publish Date: 2017-09-01

Cognitive Behavior Therapy Effects On Parents of Children with Autism
Study reveals when parents are partners in therapy with children, they experience improvements in their own depression and emotion regulation.
Publish Date: 2017-08-02 - Updated: 2020-03-24

Females with Autism Show Greater Difficulty with Everyday Tasks Than Males
Largest study to date of executive function in females with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) reveals unique challenges in diagnosis and intervention.
Publish Date: 2017-07-17 - Updated: 2020-03-25

Early Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder May Be Possible
Study reveals that by measuring a set of proteins in the blood earlier diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may be possible.
Publish Date: 2017-06-30

Treating ASD by Targeting Bacteria in the Gut
Therapies to change the bacteria in the gut microbiota, through diet, probiotic and prebiotic supplements, faecal matter transplants or antibiotics, could treat autism.
Publish Date: 2017-06-20 - Updated: 2018-03-15

Study Suggests Baby Teeth Link Autism and Heavy Metals
NIEHS study reveals baby teeth from children with autism contain more toxic lead and less essential nutrients compared to teeth from children without autism.
Publish Date: 2017-06-02 - Updated: 2023-06-21

Tantrums Not Linked with Speech Deficits in Children with Autism
Researchers studied relationship between language and tantrum frequency in children with autism between the ages of 15 and 71 months of age.
Publish Date: 2017-05-08

1 in 3 Teens with ASD Get a Drivers License
First large-scale study on driving outcomes among adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders suggests families decision to drive occurs before learners permit.
Publish Date: 2017-04-11 - Updated: 2023-09-17

Autistics Join SPARK Online Genetic Study
SPARK, a new genetic study, aims to enroll 50,000 individuals with autism and their families to identify at least 250 genes that contribute to autism.
Publish Date: 2017-04-04 - Updated: 2021-03-24

How Some Adults With Autism Compensate For Childhood Language Challenges
Study of adults with autism reveals their brains can learn to compensate for some language comprehension challenges that are a hallmark of the disorder in children.
Publish Date: 2017-03-19 - Updated: 2023-06-15

Autism Linked to Increased Cerebrospinal Fluid in Infants
Research reveals MRIs show a brain anomaly in nearly 70% of babies at high risk of autism who go on to be diagnosed, laying the groundwork for predictive aid for pediatricians and search for a potential treatment.
Publish Date: 2017-03-06

Autism Biomarkers Found in Infancy Using MRI Scans
Study reveals it is possible to use brain biomarkers to identify which infants in a high-risk pool will be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Publish Date: 2017-02-19 - Updated: 2022-02-14

Adults with Autism See Their Interests as Strengths
Study reveals adults on the autism spectrum see their interests as possible fields of study and career paths, as well as ways to mitigate anxiety.
Publish Date: 2017-02-02 - Updated: 2023-06-15

Anxiety Measure for Children with ASD Proven Reliable
Recent study reveals new method devised to diagnose children on the autism spectrum for anxiety symptoms was proven effective.
Publish Date: 2016-12-09 - Updated: 2020-04-21

Bringing Undiagnosed Adults With ASD Out of the Shadows
Exploring experiences of millions of adults in the US with ASD so healthcare workers can identify them before they become depressed or harm themselves.
Publish Date: 2016-11-17 - Updated: 2020-09-11

Autism and Human Evolutionary Emergence of Collaborative Morality
It is likely our ancestors would have had autism, with genetics suggesting the condition has a long evolutionary history.
Publish Date: 2016-11-15 - Updated: 2020-04-18

Mitochondrial DNA and Autism Link
Researchers confirm genetic link between mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA), which is passed on from the mother, and some forms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Publish Date: 2016-10-31 - Updated: 2022-08-12

Children with Autism Possibly Over-diagnosed with ADHD
Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia autism and ADHD experts say current measuring tools for ADHD may not work for children with autism spectrum disorders.
Publish Date: 2016-10-29 - Updated: 2020-04-23

Obesity Rate Difference in Children With and Without Autism
Understanding age-related changes could help prevent and treat obesity in adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Publish Date: 2016-10-17 - Updated: 2021-04-30

Shakespeare Helps Children with Autism Communicate
Study showed improvement in social and communication skills of children with ASD using signature approach pairing recitation of Shakespeare rhythmic language with physical gesture.
Publish Date: 2016-10-13 - Updated: 2020-05-06

Raising a Child with Autism
Research sheds light on relationship between optimism, coping strategies, and depressive symptoms of Hispanic parents of children with autism.
Publish Date: 2016-05-10 - Updated: 2020-10-20

Practical Information About Autism Across the Lifespan
Information regarding autism and related special needs from a library of resources, written in accessible and practical language.
Publish Date: 2016-04-01 - Updated: 2016-06-11

Latest CDC Autism Report - Rate Unchanged
New U.S. CDC report finds prevalence of autism spectrum disorders largely unchanged from 2 years ago, at 1 in 68 children or 1.46%.
Publish Date: 2016-03-31

Similar Moral Judgements in Autistic and Non-autistic People
Study utilized well-known moral dilemma task which features hypothetical situations.
Publish Date: 2016-03-30

Lack of Diversity in Autism Intervention Studies
Study reveals research used to identify evidence-based practices very rarely reports racial and ethnic status of its participants.
Publish Date: 2016-03-30 - Updated: 2021-06-09

Accessing Services a Huge Problem for Parents of Children with Autism
Severe challenges in accessing adequate services a major problem for parents of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
Publish Date: 2016-03-15 - Updated: 2020-06-29

Sounds Help Children with Autism Develop Speech and Gestures
Doctoral thesis in linguistics shows children with ASD can develop speech, gestures and sense of rhythm and melody by listening to various speech sounds.
Publish Date: 2016-02-25 - Updated: 2021-06-21

Social Benefits of Being a Girl with Autism
Infant girls at risk for autism pay more attention to social cues in faces than infant boys.
Publish Date: 2016-02-09 - Updated: 2020-07-26

PEERS Social Skills Help Kids with Autism
Experts who created a social skills program that has shown significant results in a clinical trial offer social tips for those with autism.
Publish Date: 2016-01-14 - Updated: 2020-11-20

Flaws in Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy and Risk of Autism Study
Study linking autism use of antidepressants during pregnancy is misleading and potentially harmful to female mental health and safety.
Publish Date: 2015-12-23 - Updated: 2021-07-08

Neurotransmitter in Brain Linked to Autism
Harvard scientists for the first time have linked a specific neurotransmitter in the brain with autistic behavior.
Publish Date: 2015-12-20 - Updated: 2021-07-09

Autism Spectrum Disorders and Facial Emotion Processing
Study examines difference in neural activity in brain regions that process valence or arousal between typically developing individuals or those with ASD.
Publish Date: 2015-11-30 - Updated: 2021-07-20

Autism: Reading the Mind in the Eyes
Reading the Mind in the Eyes test is known as an advanced theory of mind or empathy test designed to reveal subtle differences in social sensitivity.
Publish Date: 2015-09-14 - Updated: 2021-07-29

Autism Costs Expected to Reach $1 Trillion by 2025
The current costs of ASD are more than double combined costs of stroke and hypertension and on par with costs of diabetes.
Publish Date: 2015-07-28 - Updated: 2021-08-07

Autism: Autistic and Non-autistic Brain Differences
Functional differences between autistic and non-autistic brains isolated for the first time, following development of new methodology for analyzing MRI scans.
Publish Date: 2015-03-20 - Updated: 2020-09-30

Autism Genes and Higher Intelligence
Genes linked with a greater risk of developing autism may also be associated with higher intelligence, a study suggests.
Publish Date: 2015-03-11 - Updated: 2020-10-01

Seeking Ways to Teach Social Skills to People with Autism
Brigham Young University (BYU) research team is seeking new ways to teach social skills to individuals with autism.
Publish Date: 2015-02-07 - Updated: 2021-09-07

MRI Links Inability to Regulate Emotions in Autism with Impaired Brain Activity
MRI data shows brain activity in autistic people is significantly different than brain activity in people without autism.
Publish Date: 2015-02-02 - Updated: 2021-09-09

Molecular Network Identified Underlying Autism Spectrum Disorders
Researchers identify molecular network that comprises many of the genes previously shown to contribute to autism spectrum disorders.
Publish Date: 2014-12-30

Fragile X eIF4E Study Provides Hope for Autism Treatment
Researchers identify chemical pathway that goes awry in the brains of Fragile X patients and say the drug could reverse behavioral symptoms.
Publish Date: 2014-11-27 - Updated: 2022-07-13

European Union Charter of Rights for Persons with Autism
Thursday May 9th, 1996 was an historic occasion in the European Union for the attainment of rights by persons with Autism.
Publish Date: 2014-10-24 - Updated: 2020-12-05

Sulforaphane in Vegetables May Improve Autism
Study reveals sulforaphane, a chemical present in broccoli and other vegetables, may improve autism symptoms.
Publish Date: 2014-10-14 - Updated: 2021-01-28

Jacobsen Syndrome and Autism Link
Research finds rare genetic disorder known as Jacobsen syndrome has been linked with autism, the finding also offers clues into genetic underpinnings of autism.
Publish Date: 2014-09-18 - Updated: 2020-12-19

Are Chemicals a Contributing Factor to Autism?
Article looks at the possibility of chemicals being a potential contributing factor to autism.
Publish Date: 2014-09-12 - Updated: 2021-05-23

Understanding Why Autism Occurs
Researchers suggest the genetically-controlled mechanisms of plastic brain reorganization that potentially determine autistic capabilities and subtypes.
Publish Date: 2014-08-12 - Updated: 2021-06-05

First Online Pediatric Autism Study Results
In the study researchers used an online trial to evaluate whether omega-3 fatty acids helped reduce hyperactivity in children with autism.
Publish Date: 2014-07-05

CHD8 Mutation a Genetic Link to Autism
People with mutation in CHD8 gene have a very strong likelihood they will have autism marked by gastrointestinal disorders a larger head and wide set eyes.
Publish Date: 2014-07-04 - Updated: 2021-01-03

Cost of Support for People with Autism Over Lifetime
This study presents the most comprehensive estimates to date of the financial costs of ASDs in the United States and the United Kingdom.
Publish Date: 2014-06-09 - Updated: 2021-07-06

High Levels of Steroid Hormones in Womb Linked to Autism
Scientists discover children who develop autism are exposed to elevated levels of steroid hormones in the womb.
Publish Date: 2014-06-04 - Updated: 2021-07-08

Improving Job Interview Skills and Confidence for Autistic Adults
Human simulation training program helps adults with autism improve job interview skills and gain confidence.
Publish Date: 2014-05-08 - Updated: 2023-06-15

Autism Spectrum Disorders: Genetic and Environmental Influences
Study finds risk of ASD and autistic disorder increased with greater genetic relatedness in families eg. persons with a sibling, half-sibling or cousin diagnosed with autism have increased likelihood of developing ASD themselves.
Publish Date: 2014-05-05 - Updated: 2021-01-16

30+ Mothers Have Higher Risk of Having Child with Autism
Study shows risk of having a child with ASD accelerates with mothers age after 30 and grows steadily with fathers increasing age.
Publish Date: 2014-04-28 - Updated: 2021-12-11

Children with Autism Benefit by Pet Ownership
Parents of kids with autism report benefits of pet and dog ownership included companionship, stress relief and opportunities for their children to learn responsibility.
Publish Date: 2014-04-17 - Updated: 2023-07-16

Autism: Stress and Anxiety
Article examines stress, anxiety, and panic attacks often experienced by children, as well as adults, with autism spectrum disorders.
Publish Date: 2014-03-15 - Updated: 2021-12-22

What Happens When People with Autism Grow Older
Article looks at some of the issues that can occur when children with autism reach maturity and become seniors.
Publish Date: 2014-03-10 - Updated: 2021-08-25

Autism Communication and Conflict Resolution
Information in regards to communicating with people who have autism and suggestions on possible conflict resolutions.
Publish Date: 2014-02-11 - Updated: 2021-12-28

Interesting Research into Autism and ASD
Article covers research into autism spectrum disorders including Elevated Leptin and Inflammation, Gene Expression Patterns, and other areas.
Publish Date: 2014-02-07 - Updated: 2021-09-06

Children with Autism and Associated Sleep Disorders
Article examines various sleep related disorders often experienced by children on the autism spectrum.
Publish Date: 2014-02-07 - Updated: 2021-08-29

Autism: Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Study supports earlier findings that some families are using Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) as therapies for their children with autism.
Publish Date: 2014-02-04 - Updated: 2021-02-10

Tactile Defensiveness and the Autism Spectrum
Article examines tactile defensiveness, repetitive behaviors, obsessions, as well as routines regarding children with autism.
Publish Date: 2014-01-30 - Updated: 2021-08-29

DSM-5 Study Reveals Effects on Autism Diagnosis and Prevalence
Autism Speaks study finds estimated prevalence of autism under DSM-5 would decrease only to extent that some children would receive new diagnosis of social communication disorder.
Publish Date: 2014-01-29 - Updated: 2021-09-11

Heavy Metals Theory in Relation to Autism
Article looks at theories regarding the cause of autism and other chronic diseases due to increasing amounts of heavy metals in our environment.
Publish Date: 2014-01-27 - Updated: 2023-06-21

Autism Myths: Social Interaction, Humor, and Speech
Article examines a number of myths regarding people with autism and those with autistic spectrum disorders.
Publish Date: 2014-01-21 - Updated: 2021-08-29

Biomarkers and Autism Research
Information regarding efficacy biomarkers for autism workshop where participants agreed biomarker development should be a priority for autism research.
Publish Date: 2014-01-14 - Updated: 2022-02-14

Autism: Sensory and Movement Differences
Published accounts of autism and research studies show a number of references to sensory and movement differences in the areas of perception, emotion, action, cognition and communication.
Publish Date: 2013-12-18 - Updated: 2021-08-29

Radical Autism Treatment Involves Partial Toe Removal
Controversial autism treatment involves invasive treatment by removal of parts of the toe to reduce sensory overload issues.
Publish Date: 2013-12-10 - Updated: 2022-03-20

Autism and The Affordable Care Act (ACA)
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) contains important provisions for people with autism and other conditions and their family members.
Publish Date: 2013-11-08 - Updated: 2021-08-29

Link Between Weight Gain During Pregnancy and Autism
New study examines link between pregnancy weight gain and autism spectrum disorders may provide clues into the cause of ASD.
Publish Date: 2013-11-06 - Updated: 2021-10-09

Disability Benefit Assistance for Parents of a Child with Autism
Information regarding parent Social Security Disability Benefit eligibility for children with autism to help ease financial burden.
Publish Date: 2013-10-04 - Updated: 2021-10-16

Youth with ASD Face Tough Employment and Independent Living Prospects
Article looks at recently published report showing hardship for young adults with Autism Disorders to find gainful employment and the chance to live independently.
Publish Date: 2013-09-05 - Updated: 2021-10-24

No Link Between Pre-natal Mercury Exposure and Autism-like Behavior
New study reports there is no association between pre-natal mercury exposure and autism-like behaviors.
Publish Date: 2013-07-23 - Updated: 2021-10-30

Young Autistic Children Benefit Regardless of Treatment Model
Study examines effects of LEAP and TEACCH school based treatment models when compared to each other and to special education programs that do not use a specific model.
Publish Date: 2013-07-17 - Updated: 2021-11-01

Autism Clues May Come From the Stomach
New research presents the first comprehensive bacterial analysis focusing on commensal or beneficial bacteria in children with autism spectrum disorder.
Publish Date: 2013-07-05 - Updated: 2023-06-26

Conversing with Adults on the Autism Spectrum
How to communicate effectively with adults on the autism spectrum including courtesies to enhance level of comfort and understanding between you and another.
Publish Date: 2013-04-22 - Updated: 2023-06-15

Could Fragile X Be Key to Autism Puzzle?
Findings suggest a possible novel therapeutic target for the treatment of fragile X syndrome, the most common inherited form of autism and intellectual disability.
Publish Date: 2013-04-09 - Updated: 2022-07-13

Feeding Problems and Nutritional Risk in Children with ASD
Feeding problems are five times more likely in children with autism spectrum disorders which lead to overall nutritional deficits.
Publish Date: 2013-02-05 - Updated: 2023-09-19

Autism Speaks Through Gene Expression
Findings add a new candidate for genetic screening of at-risk patients that may lead to better diagnosis or treatment of autism.
Publish Date: 2013-02-01 - Updated: 2021-06-03

Inherited Causes of Autism
Studies focus on identifying inherited genetic mutations linked with autism spectrum disorders.
Publish Date: 2013-01-24 - Updated: 2021-06-03

Treatment for Californian Autistic Kids Hangs in Balance
California Appellate Court in LA will consider a long-running dispute at a hearing about insurance companies obligations to cover a critical treatment for autistic children.
Publish Date: 2013-01-08 - Updated: 2022-02-28

Autism and Schizophrenia Share Related Genetic Networks
New computational analysis identifies gene networks affected in schizophrenia and shows that schizophrenia and autism share related genetic networks, each composed of hundreds of genes.
Publish Date: 2012-11-13 - Updated: 2022-01-16

Child Prodigies and Autism Spectrum Disorders
New study of child prodigies suggests a possible link between special skills and autism.
Publish Date: 2012-11-11 - Updated: 2022-01-16

Study of First 3 Yrs of Kids With and Without ASD
Study regarding patterns of development during first 3 years of life in children with and without Autism Spectrum Disorders to understand how ASD can be detected as early as possible.
Publish Date: 2012-10-30 - Updated: 2022-01-20

Scientific Breakthroughs Blazing Trail for Autism Support
Boston Childrens Hospital believe they have found a way to precisely identify autism traits in children as young as two years old.
Publish Date: 2012-10-23 - Updated: 2021-07-09

DSM-5 Criteria for Autism Spectrum Disorder
Proposed changes to medical criteria defining autism diagnosis in children is not cause for concern.
Publish Date: 2012-10-03 - Updated: 2021-07-20

High-Tech Tools to Study Autism Eye Contact
Measuring relevant behaviors of children will have significant impact on understanding of various behavioral disorders and autism.
Publish Date: 2012-09-26 - Updated: 2022-08-22

Children with Autism Experience Interrelated Health Issues
Children with ASD often experience anxiety chronic gastrointestinal problems and atypical sensory responses heightened by reactions to light, sounds, or textures.
Publish Date: 2012-09-20 - Updated: 2022-04-04

Autism Spectrum Disorders: Gene Mutation Affect on Children
Researchers look at connections in areas of the brain involved in social behavior including recognizing emotions shown on peoples faces.
Publish Date: 2012-09-14 - Updated: 2021-07-22

Autism Law: The Financial Burden of ASD
Families who have children with autism spectrum disorders left to struggle with expensive health care needs.
Publish Date: 2012-07-17 - Updated: 2021-08-23

Autism Risk in Siblings of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Researchers have identified 57 single nucleotide polymorphisms that predict risk siblings of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) will develop the condition.
Publish Date: 2012-05-17 - Updated: 2022-05-20

List of Toxic Chemicals Suspected to Cause ASD
CEHC develop list of chemicals found in consumer products that are suspected to contribute to autism and learning disabilities to guide a research strategy to discover potentially preventable environmental causes.
Publish Date: 2012-04-25 - Updated: 2021-09-17

Impact of New Autism Diagnostic Criteria
Getting an autism diagnosis may be more difficult once a revised diagnostic definition goes into effect.
Publish Date: 2012-04-16 - Updated: 2021-09-21

ARISk Test: Genetic Autism Screening Tool
A gender-specific genetic screening test that looks at genetic markers associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Publish Date: 2012-04-05 - Updated: 2022-04-05

U.S Autism Rate Now Listed as 1 in 88
A new study estimates that 1 in 88 children in the United States has an autism spectrum disorder.
Publish Date: 2012-03-29 - Updated: 2015-10-05

Children with Autism Bullied 3 Times as Much
Preliminary results of national survey examines the impact of bullying on children with autism spectrum disorders.
Publish Date: 2012-03-27 - Updated: 2022-04-10

Autism Awareness: Music, Comedy and Brain Science
Autism expert Lynette Louise raises awareness and offers answers around the world as therapist author speaker and neurofeedback specialist.
Publish Date: 2012-03-06 - Updated: 2021-05-16

Autism Spectrum Disorders and Motor Skills in Children
Washington University study is the first to evaluate motor impairments in children with autism spectrum disorder and their siblings who do not have the disorder.
Publish Date: 2012-02-17 - Updated: 2021-10-15

Harder to get Autism Diagnosis After Revised Definition
Proposed changes may affect proportion of individuals who qualify for a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders.
Publish Date: 2012-01-21 - Updated: 2021-10-25

Lower Birth Weight Clue in Autism Mystery
New study into autism suggests low birth weight is important environmental factor contributing to the risk of autism spectrum disorder ASD.
Publish Date: 2012-01-20 - Updated: 2021-10-25

Autism Treatments: Doctor Lewis Mehl-Madrona
Dr. Mehl Madrona writings cover a number of important areas related to children who experience autism from therapeutic and potentially parental perspectives.
Publish Date: 2012-01-10 - Updated: 2021-10-29

Autism Spectrum Disorders: Early Intervention Services
Research has demonstrated early intervention services can greatly improve the development of a child with autism spectrum disorder.
Publish Date: 2012-01-04 - Updated: 2021-11-04

EPA Mercury Rules Mean Possible Less Childhood Autism
Implementation of EPA regulation of air pollution from coal fired power plants means less mercury effects likely to harm childhood development.
Publish Date: 2011-12-16 - Updated: 2021-11-10

Infants with Low Birth-weight 5 Times More Likely to Have Autism
First study that establishes that low birth-weight children are also at increased risk for autism spectrum disorders.
Publish Date: 2011-10-17 - Updated: 2021-12-13

Risk of Autism Among Younger Siblings of a Child with Autism
The risk of autism among younger siblings of a child with autism is greater with risk for boys greater than for girls, and risk is over 32% if the infant has more than one sibling with autism.
Publish Date: 2011-08-15 - Updated: 2020-07-26

Autism Related Medical Diagnostic Code for Wandering - V40.31
New medical diagnosis code for Wandering listed as V40.31 Wandering in Diseases Classified Elsewhere.
Publish Date: 2011-07-25

Biomarker for Autism Found
Siblings of people with autism show a similar pattern of brain activity to that seen in people with autism when looking at emotional facial expressions.
Publish Date: 2011-07-14 - Updated: 2022-02-14

Autism More Common in IT-rich Region
A study from Cambridge University has for the first time found that autism diagnoses are more common in an IT-rich region.
Publish Date: 2011-06-20

Online Test for Autism and Mental Health Issues
Parents and teachers concerned about a childs mental health and development can get immediate answers from an online screening with Project SKIP.
Publish Date: 2011-06-09 - Updated: 2022-03-12

Unraveling Genetics of Autism Spectrum Disorders
Papers published by Cell Press provide new insight into the diversity of the genetic abnormalities that contribute to autism.
Publish Date: 2011-06-08 - Updated: 2022-03-13

Research May Lead to Improved Autism Diagnosis
Functional magnetic resonance imaging fMRI may provide an early and objective indicator of autism.
Publish Date: 2011-05-31 - Updated: 2022-03-20

Autism Changes Molecular Structure of the Brain
UCLA study reveals how the autism disorder makes its mark at the molecular level resulting in an autistic brain that differs in structure from a healthy one.
Publish Date: 2011-05-25 - Updated: 2022-03-24

Effective Seizure Treatments for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Roughly 25 to 35% of individuals with autism eventually develop seizures and many of the remainder have subclinical seizure-like brain activity.
Publish Date: 2011-05-25 - Updated: 2013-06-04

Validating Preschool Programs for Children with Autism
Methods to measure how well schools implement teaching programs for autistic preschool children.
Publish Date: 2011-05-19

Governor Signs Autism Insurance Reform Into Law
New law requires insurance companies to provide evidence based medical autism therapies for children ages 2 - 6 with a $35,000 annual cap.
Publish Date: 2011-05-07

Majority of Adults with Autism Go Undiagnosed
Not a single person identified with autism or Asperger's syndrome during a community survey in England actually knew they had the condition.
Publish Date: 2011-05-04 - Updated: 2023-06-15

Half of All Children with Autism Wander
This survey is the first research effort to scientifically validate that elopement is a critical safety issue for the autism community.
Publish Date: 2011-04-20 - Updated: 2018-01-26

Son Regressed into Autism After Vaccines
SafeMinds and Alison MacNeil call for immediate, properly designed and independently conducted vaccine safety studies in an effort to identify infants at risk for vaccine injury.
Publish Date: 2011-04-19 - Updated: 2022-04-18

Why Brain Development Diverges in Autism Spectrum Disorders
Model of Rett syndrome is consistent with mouse models of other autism-related disorders like Fragile X and Angelman syndrome.
Publish Date: 2011-04-13

Socioeconomics Reduced Role in Autism Diagnosis
The study found that when autism cases were split by severity a striking pattern was revealed.
Publish Date: 2011-04-11 - Updated: 2022-04-23

Autistic's Exceptional Visual Abilities
New research explains autistic's exceptional visual abilities with mapping data showing enhanced activity in the perception part of the brain.
Publish Date: 2011-04-04 - Updated: 2022-04-27

Urgent Need for Autism Treatments, Research and Services
The National Autism Association (NAA) joins with organizations worldwide in recognizing April as Autism Awareness month.
Publish Date: 2011-04-02 - Updated: 2022-05-04

Video Series Answers Questions About Autism for Parents
Rethink Autism is helping to educate parents through a new video series on their home page Every Day Counts Everyone Can Help.
Publish Date: 2011-03-31

Interest in Toys Predicts Autism Treatment Effectiveness
Children who played with a limited number of toys showed more improvement in their communication skills.
Publish Date: 2011-03-22 - Updated: 2016-03-30

New Diagnostic Code for Children with Autism would Help Combat Deaths
Deaths associated with autism wandering remain a leading cause of fatalities among children and adults with an autism spectrum disorder.
Publish Date: 2011-03-17

Using EEG to Diagnose Autism Spectrum Disorders
Machine-learning system finds differences in brain connectivity, distinguishing between 9-month-old infants known to be at high risk for autism from controls of the same age.
Publish Date: 2011-02-22 - Updated: 2022-05-27

Possible Treatments Available for Autism
Some of the common treatments and therapy methods prescribed by professionals for autism.
Publish Date: 2011-01-29

Don't Let Labels Define Your Autistic Child
Applying a label to our autistic children can cause limiting beliefs to be set in our minds.
Publish Date: 2011-01-29 - Updated: 2022-06-20

Effective School-Based Autism Program
With the alarming growth in autism prevalence, it is no surprise that public school districts are struggling to keep pace with the needs of the autism population.
Publish Date: 2011-01-27 - Updated: 2022-06-24

Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network Expands to 17 Sites in North America
Autism Speaks expansion of Autism Treatment Network to include 17 leading childrens hospitals and academic medical centers in the U.S. and Canada.
Publish Date: 2011-01-19 - Updated: 2015-10-26

Autism Speaks Collaborates On Prevalence Investigation Of Autism In The Somali Population In Minneapolis
There have been concerns about higher prevalence of ASD in Minnesota Somali population.
Publish Date: 2011-01-18 - Updated: 2013-06-11

Autism Resource Database Lists Service Providers Across 58 Countries
Autism Support Network Grows Autism Resource Database Now Lists Service Providers Across 58 Countries.
Publish Date: 2011-01-10

Helping Parents of Children with Autism Navigate Holiday Season
The holiday season can be challenging for children with autism and their families.
Publish Date: 2010-12-14

Toddlers with Autism Show Improved Social Skills Following Targeted Intervention
Targeting core social deficits of autism spectrum disorders in early intervention programs yielded sustained improvements in social and communication skills even in very young children.
Publish Date: 2010-12-08 - Updated: 2018-01-26

Defining High Functioning Autism
Information regarding the meaning of High Functioning Autism (HFA) in children and adults with autism spectrum disorders.
Publish Date: 2010-12-04 - Updated: 2022-01-16

Major Step Toward Biological Test for Autism
University of Utah and Harvard researchers take major step toward first biological test for autism.
Publish Date: 2010-12-02

Playing with Building Blocks of Creativity Help Children with Autism
To help children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) learn the building blocks of creativity, researchers turned to building lego structures in new and unique ways.
Publish Date: 2010-11-29 - Updated: 2021-01-28

Genetic Link between Autism and Schizophrenia Confirmed
Growing evidence of genetic link between schizophrenia autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and bipolar disorder.
Publish Date: 2010-11-17 - Updated: 2013-06-04

Window of Opportunity for Successful Autism Therapy
Hopes that this study and others shed more light on the biology of autism and other neuropsychiatric diseases.
Publish Date: 2010-11-11

Collaboration Among Autism Professionals and Families
Collaboration between parents and professionals to best serve children with autism.
Publish Date: 2010-11-01

Rapid Rise in Medicaid Expenditures for Autism Spectrum Disorder Treatment
A marked increase in prevalence of autism spectrum disorders during the past decade highlights demand for treatment of affected individuals.
Publish Date: 2010-10-22

Autism Support Network Supporting Global Audience
Autism support network celebrates second anniversary, supports global audience from over 200 countries.
Publish Date: 2010-10-11

Life Threatening Breathing Disorder of Rett Syndrome Prevented
Researchers discover way to prevent episodes of breath holding in a mouse model of Rett syndrome.
Publish Date: 2010-10-06

Language Delays in Siblings of Children with Autism
Siblings of children with autism have more frequent language delays and other subtle characteristics of the disorder.
Publish Date: 2010-10-02 - Updated: 2018-01-26

Link to Autism in Boys Found in Missing DNA
Clues as to why Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects four times more males than females.
Publish Date: 2010-09-16 - Updated: 2023-01-04

AERI Merges With AHEADD To Support Autism
Autism Education and Research Institute AERI announces merging with Achieving in Higher Education with Autism Developmental Disabilities AHEADD.
Publish Date: 2010-09-09

Visual Pattern Preference May be Sign of Autism in Children
Preference for geometric patterns early in life may be a signature behavior in infants who are at-risk for autism.
Publish Date: 2010-09-06 - Updated: 2022-08-22

Infant's Gaze May be Subtle Marker for Autism Risk
Research findings show subtle differences that parents and professionals may easily overlook.
Publish Date: 2010-09-01

Gene Disturbances Role in Autism
New study shows autism can be partially explained by abnormalities in certain genes.
Publish Date: 2010-08-17

Autism: Lack of evidence for Antidepressants
Antidepressants commonly prescribed to people with autistic spectrum disorders cannot be recommended.
Publish Date: 2010-08-08

Autism's Toll Beyond Childhood on Marriages Study
Study details autism heavy toll beyond childhood on marriages.
Publish Date: 2010-08-03

Relatives of Autistics Display Abnormal Eye Movements
Abnormal eye movements and other impairments appear common in unaffected family members of individuals with autism.
Publish Date: 2010-08-02 - Updated: 2022-08-22

Teaching Language and Social Skills to Children with Autism
Parents Can Learn to Teach Social and Language Skills to Children with Autism.
Publish Date: 2010-07-26 - Updated: 2015-02-07

Autism Has an Unique Vocal Signature
Vocal analysis technology could change the study of language development as well as screening for autism spectrum disorders.
Publish Date: 2010-07-19 - Updated: 2015-02-07

New Scientific Evidence Links Autism to Vaccines and Mercury
Vaccines and heavy metals including mercury named as causes of the alarming rise in autism.
Publish Date: 2010-07-19

TV Implicated in Autism Rise in US
Television viewing might be one cause of the dramatic rise in autism cases in the United States.
Publish Date: 2010-07-16 - Updated: 2010-07-19

Preventing Autism Wandering Related Deaths
National autism groups join forces to address risks associated with wandering from safe environments.
Publish Date: 2010-07-08

Researchers Closer to Untying Autism's Genetic Knot
Deciphering functions of multiple rare genes may be at the core of understanding genetic factors that cause autism spectrum disorders.
Publish Date: 2010-06-11

Public Schools Challenged to Serve More Students with Autism Despite Budget Cuts
Public schools looking for innovative ways to save costs while providing quality education for students with autism.
Publish Date: 2010-06-07

Childhood Vaccinations Vs. Autism
Scientific and medical communities agree further research needs to be conducted before possible autism vaccination link be dismissed.
Publish Date: 2010-06-06 - Updated: 2015-06-15

Urine Test for Autism
Autism finding could lead to simple urine test for the condition.
Publish Date: 2010-06-04

Parents Play Key Role in Autism Treatment
Study followed three sets of parents who each have one child with a confirmed diagnosis of autism.
Publish Date: 2010-06-01

Study Shows 80% Autism Divorce Rates Not True
Study by researchers from Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore found that a childs autism has no effect on the family structure.
Publish Date: 2010-05-19 - Updated: 2014-05-01

TV Documentary on Autism Crisis in America
Sneak Peak into Public Television Documentary on Autism Crisis in America.
Publish Date: 2010-04-20 - Updated: 2010-07-21

Implications of Autism Onset Patterns
New study results show when and how autism symptoms appear in the first three years of life.
Publish Date: 2010-04-20

Social Influence Role in Autism Diagnoses
Social influence plays a substantial role in the surging number of autism diagnoses.
Publish Date: 2010-04-08

Oxytocin Improves Autism Emotion Recognition
Oxytocin is a hormone that has effects on brain function for promoting trust love and social recognition in Autism.
Publish Date: 2010-04-08

Autism May Not Affect Every Family, But...
Every individual with autism should have access to effective services and support.
Publish Date: 2010-04-02 - Updated: 2016-09-24

Mercury-Autism Link Not Found Because of Government Policy
It is universally accepted that mercury is a neurotoxin and can damage the developing brain and the immune system.
Publish Date: 2010-03-12 - Updated: 2018-03-16

The Impact of Autism on Older Siblings
Possible early warning signs for autism spectrum disorders within families.
Publish Date: 2010-03-08 - Updated: 2017-02-19

Symptoms of Autism Not Found in Children Under 6 Months
Earliest symptoms of Autism not evident in children under 6 months - Condition is characterized by a slow decline.
Publish Date: 2010-02-17

Why People with Autism Don't Want Hugs
Scientists find sensory cortex develops late in fragile X syndrome defect.
Publish Date: 2010-02-12 - Updated: 2011-04-04

Insight into Autism Causes from Brain Study
Abnormalities in brain development might lead to autism and behavioral disorders.
Publish Date: 2010-02-12

Autism Clusters in California
Investigators at UC Davis uncovered several clusters of elevated risk for autism in California.
Publish Date: 2010-01-23 - Updated: 2013-06-11

Autism Speaks Calls on Federal Government
Autism Speaks calls on federal government to dramatically increase research funding to address growing autism public health crisis.
Publish Date: 2010-01-13 - Updated: 2013-06-11

Autism a Brain Connectivity Disorder
Autism spectrum disorders which affect TSC patients result from connections in the developing brain leading to improper information flow.
Publish Date: 2010-01-10

Autism Treatment Crisis: Insufficient Number of Providers
Researchers and autism treatment providers agree that children with autism need increased access to evidence-based interventions.
Publish Date: 2009-12-24 - Updated: 2016-03-30

CDC Issues New Autism Prevalence Report
Increase funding to address the growing national autism public health crisis.
Publish Date: 2009-12-18 - Updated: 2014-02-10

People Believe Autism Increase is Real Not Diagnostic
Major increase in number of children diagnosed with autistic spectrum disorders over last two decades.
Publish Date: 2009-12-09

Behavior Problems in Children with Autism - Parent Training Key to Treatment
Anti-psychotic medication risperidone (Risperdal) reduces behavioral tantrums aggression and self-injury in children with autism.
Publish Date: 2009-11-28

David Cameron on Autism - UK Autism Foundation
The charity, the UK Autism Foundation has heard from the Leader of the Opposition, David Cameron on the serious issues of autism.
Publish Date: 2009-11-21 - Updated: 2010-07-11

Landmark UK Autism Law
The Autism Bill will receive Royal Assent today making it the Autism Act.
Publish Date: 2009-11-13

Handwriting Problems for Children with Autism
Children with autism may have lower quality handwriting and trouble forming letters compared to children without autism.
Publish Date: 2009-11-10 - Updated: 2018-01-26

Autism Consortium Symposium - Autism Update
Autism Consortium symposium draws record number of researchers advocates parents for autism update.
Publish Date: 2009-11-05

State of the Science in Autism Disorders
Scientific understanding and medical treatments for autism spectrum disorders.
Publish Date: 2009-10-14

Autistic Kids Denied Sufficient Therapy in Ontario
Autism Resolution Ontario (ARO) reveals what all Ontarians should know about the disturbingly poor state of autism services in the province.
Publish Date: 2009-10-13 - Updated: 2022-12-24

New Genetic Link for Autism Discovered
Researchers identify novel region of the human genome that may confer susceptibility to autism.
Publish Date: 2009-10-11

Autism, Learning Disabilities, and ADHD Education and Treatment
Children with special needs related to autism learning disabilities abuse and emotional challenges.
Publish Date: 2009-10-07

Stimulus Grant for Whole-Genome Sequencing In Children With Autism
Federal stimulus grant to pursue whole-genome sequencing of patients with autism.
Publish Date: 2009-10-02

Autistic Community Condemns Autism Speaks
I am Autism campaign presents Autistic people as kidnap victims and burdens on family members and communities.
Publish Date: 2009-09-27 - Updated: 2016-09-24

ADHD Guidance - Huntington Learning Center
National Institute of Mental Health recommends that students with ADHD get teaching in the form of guidance and understanding.
Publish Date: 2009-09-01

Autism - Sensing and Intuition
Reading emotions personality temperament and mood of people in close proximity is a skill, ever present in an autistic individual.
Publish Date: 2009-08-31 - Updated: 2012-09-21

Respite Care Information for Children with Autism
Respite care providers should be well trained in the basic principles of applied behavior analysis for Autism.
Publish Date: 2009-04-21 - Updated: 2018-01-25

Melatonin for Sleep Problems in Children with Autism
Study shows autistic children who received over-the-counter melatonin treatments experienced significant improvements in sleep duration.
Publish Date: 2009-04-15 - Updated: 2010-07-12

Britain's Prime Minister Gordon Brown Writes on Autism
Britains Prime Minister Gordon Brown has created history by writing for the first time on Autism.
Publish Date: 2009-04-11 - Updated: 2023-06-04

Face to Face with Autism Facial Expressions
Researchers study facial expressions in a real-life social context to explore emotion recognition in autism.
Publish Date: 2009-04-03 - Updated: 2022-08-22

Life and Health: Developmental Disorders - Autism
In 2007 CDC estimated 1 in 150 eight-year old children in the United States has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Publish Date: 2008-01-08 - Updated: 2021-02-06

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