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2009-03-23 11:21:33

Twenty years after being assessed in an autism study, 41 people with autism in Utah had higher social outcomes and some had higher IQs, researchers said. First author Megan A. Farley of the University of Utah Health Sciences said the researchers can't explain why the follow-up study showed the Utah group fared better overall in living independently, but it may be related to early intervention and strong social and family networks. This is an amazing group of people who, in many cases, did a...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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