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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.
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.
Research continues to uncover more information about the autism spectrum and the benefits of early diagnosis and intervention.
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
There have been many questions whether autism has a genetic or environmental cause. Dr.
Scientists have found that defective or inhibited enzymes called topoisomerases can lead to profound effects during brain development and potentially to autism spectrum disorder.
The concept behind gene therapy is simple: deliver a healthy gene to compensate for one that is mutated.
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.
Children with autism and average IQs consistently demonstrated superior math skills compared with nonautistic children in the same IQ range.
Pregnant women who have labor induced or augmented may have an increased risk of bearing children who are autistic, according to the findings of a large retrospective analysis appearing in the August 12 edition of the journal JAMA Pediatrics.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).