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Latest developmental disorders Stories

2014-11-19 23:07:11

The STAR Center’s Lucy Jane Miller, PhD, OTR/L and Landscape Structures’ John McConkey will speak about playground design for children with developmental disorders at ASLA’s Annual Meeting

2014-08-04 12:46:43

CHARGE, which affects 1 in 10,000 babies, is an acronym whose letters stand for some of the more common symptoms of the condition: coloboma of the eye, heart defects, atresia of the choanae, retardation of growth and/or development, genital and/or urinary abnormalities, and ear abnormalities and deafness.

Fragile X Syndrome
2014-02-28 13:24:30

New research from a team of American researchers has found a genetic mechanism that shuts off the gene associated with fragile X syndrome – which causes developmental disorders such as mental retardation and autism.

2013-09-18 13:22:43

Children with a genetic disorder called 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, who frequently are believed to also have autism, often may be misidentified because the social impairments associated with their developmental delay may mimic the features of autism.

2013-02-21 11:34:39

Fetal alcohol syndrome is the leading preventable cause of developmental disorders in developed countries.

Autistic Children Benefit From Early Intervention Methods
2012-11-07 08:15:41

Researchers from Yale School of Medicine recently discovered that, when provided earlier treatment, children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) showed serious improvements in behavior, communication and brain function.

2012-06-13 09:57:19

Teenagers with autism spectrum disorder are in a bind.

2012-05-23 20:52:53

Outcome leads authors to recommend further studies of inflammation and neurodevelopment

2012-05-15 19:15:39

Scientists at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI) and the University of Ottawa (uOttawa) have discovered that mice that lack a gene called Snf2l have brains that are 35 per cent larger than normal.


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