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autism reproductive stoppage
2014-06-19 09:52:40

When many parents discover they have a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), they often decide against having additional children, and this phenomenon – known as reproductive stoppage – has skewed statistics on the chances an additional child would also develop the developmental condition.

2014-06-18 23:09:06

The app, developed by experts at Center for Autism and Related Disorders, is designed to maximize learning opportunities for children with autism. Los Angeles

2013-04-10 16:37:58

The age at which a child with autism is diagnosed is related to the particular suite of behavioral symptoms he or she exhibits.

Some Autistic Kids Outgrow Their Diagnosis
2013-01-16 08:54:59

A recent study found that a small group of children who were originally diagnosed with autism were able shed their autism-related symptoms – and their diagnosis – as they matured.

Autistic Youth Who Make It To College Gravitate Toward STEM Majors
2012-11-16 14:17:23

Parents of children with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) received some much needed good news in the form of a study published online in the Journal of Autism and Development Disorders earlier this month.

2012-09-19 16:34:56

One in 88 children has been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the United States.

2012-06-26 14:05:08

Widely available EEG testing can distinguish children with autism from neurotypical children as early as age 2, finds a study from Boston Children's Hospital.

2012-03-27 00:48:52

Today, the Interactive Autism Network (IAN), http://www.ianproject.org, the nation's largest online autism research initiative and a project of the Kennedy Krieger Institute, reports preliminary results of the first national survey to examine the impact of bullying on children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD).


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  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.