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2013-09-19 23:02:15

Activating a mother’s immune system during her pregnancy disrupts the development of neural cells in the brain of her offspring and damages the cells' ability to transmit signals and communicate

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.

2013-09-13 23:23:52

Join WM Phillips, author of Embrace Unique - The Power of Hope, Humor and Love on the Spectrum at her book signing October 8, 2013 at the Aliso Viejo Public Library at 7pm.

2013-09-12 23:04:27

Experts in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism Spectrum Disorder and related disorders will lead the organization in the launch of new clinical programs for the special needs community.

2013-09-05 23:04:09

Research continues to uncover more information about the autism spectrum and the benefits of early diagnosis and intervention.

2013-08-29 23:29:34

Autism Spectrum Therapies (AST) is serving more families in the Bay Area and is recognized as the "Best of the Best" by parents. Bay Area, Napa and

Defective Enzyme Leads To Autism
2013-08-28 13:17:12

Scientists have found that defective or inhibited enzymes called topoisomerases can lead to profound effects during brain development and potentially to autism spectrum disorder.

2013-08-20 10:51:55

A Danish study of siblings suggests the recurrence risks for autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) varied from 4.5 percent to 10.5 percent depending on the birth years, which is higher than the ASD risk of 1.18 percent in the overall Danish population.

2013-08-19 10:28:10

Children with autism and average IQs consistently demonstrated superior math skills compared with nonautistic children in the same IQ range.


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marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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