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2011-09-19 18:53:59

Research supported by the Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network (ATN), demonstrating that symptoms of attention deficit and hyperactivity worsen quality of life for individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), was presented today at the Society for Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas. Researchers Parul Vora, M.D., developmental-behavioral pediatric fellowat Nationwide Children's and Darryn Sikora, Ph.D., Director of the Autism Program at Oregon...

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2011-05-03 06:20:00

Despite past studies claiming a rise in adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a recent UK study has found no traces of an "autism epidemic".

2011-04-04 14:41:50

Researchers directed by Dr. Laurent Mottron at the University of Montreal's Centre for Excellence in Pervasive Development Disorders (CETEDUM) have determined that people with autism concentrate more brain resources in the areas associated with visual detection and identification, and conversely, have less activity in the areas used to plan and control thoughts and actions.

2011-04-01 10:32:00

COLUMBIA, S.C., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- April is Autism Awareness Month. To help reporters develop stories about Autism Spectrum Disorders, the University of South Carolina has compiled a list of faculty experts.

2011-01-07 18:45:36

The first drug to treat the underlying disorder instead of the symptoms of Fragile X, the most common cause of inherited intellectual disability, shows some promise according to a new study published in the January issue of Science Translational Medicine.

2010-12-14 00:01:41

Aaron Academy in New York City has a deeper understanding of Autism and the new array of classifications which has led to the creation of their dual core curriculum and a focus on Aspergers Syndrome. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 13, 2010 Aaron Academy has created a new dual core curriculum with a focus on Aspergers Syndrome.

2010-11-17 17:05:02

Social factors can play a key role in whether or not a child is diagnosed as autistic, a new study has found.

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2010-11-16 09:05:00

The handwriting problems that affect children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are likely to continue into their teenage years.

2010-05-03 07:57:48

Study also finds that symptoms are associated with sleep, behavior problems.

2010-04-08 14:40:00

Social influence plays a substantial role in the surging number of autism diagnoses.


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