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Latest Pervasive developmental disorders Stories

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

2014-01-15 23:22:53

The educational, evidence-based app developed by the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) helps children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) overcome deficits by learning new skills.


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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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