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Latest Pervasive developmental disorders Stories

2014-02-26 08:28:48

Unique research approach in ASD may lead to more powerful genetic diagnostic tests SALT LAKE CITY, Feb.

2014-02-18 23:29:37

The Parenting Asperger's Resource Guide is a new program that teaches people how to help their children with Asperger's enjoy life.

Using Bumetanide For Chloride Reduction May Prevent Autism
2014-02-07 06:09:46

Clinical trials in which a drug is administered to young children with already-developed symptoms of autism are showing progress in reducing autistic behaviors. The results offer a new understanding on how chloride reduction can halt risk of autism.

2014-02-04 23:01:38

Special education tech startup SpecialNeedsWare partners with Harvard's Boston Children's Hospital on a language curriculum for those with autism and other developmental disabilities.

Autistic Brains Create 42 Percent More Information During Rest: Study
2014-01-31 14:00:26

Researchers from two universities have found that the brains of autistic individuals are 42 percent more active during periods of rest than the brains of normal individuals.

2014-01-29 13:25:22

A new study from researchers at Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, shows improvement towards universal early screening for autism.

2014-01-27 23:25:46

One in 88 American children has been diagnosed as autistic. Dr.

2014-01-27 15:07:03

A new study finds that the estimated prevalence of autism under the new DSM-5 criteria would decrease only to the extent that some children would receive the new diagnosis of social communication disorder (SCD).

2014-01-21 23:28:27

Significant overall improvements often occur in Autism or ASD (autistic spectrum disorders) by medically treating their complicating


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.