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2013-03-15 11:16:09

Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced a study supported by one of Autism Speaks’ first Suzanne and Bob Wright Trailblazer Awards, presents a new theory that autism may result from chronic danger signaling by mitochondria, cell structures that supply our cells with energy.

2013-03-06 23:04:07

Autism mom and web-show host Shannon Penrod will shave her head April 8, 2013, live on http://www.autism-live.com, in an effort to encourage people to

Autistic Kids Happier In The Presence Of Animals
2013-02-28 16:47:04

According to a new study children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) become happier and more well behaved when animals are present.

Autism Risk Revealed By Ultrasound After Birth
2013-02-26 05:03:44

A specific brain abnormality, present in low-birth weight newborns, has been linked to an increased risk of autism later in life by researchers at Michigan State University.

2013-02-22 23:01:58

Behavior Imaging Solutions (BIS) has been awarded a $2.2 million Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) to study a technology platform

2013-02-14 23:02:53

The Rett Syndrome Research Trust (RSRT) affirmed its mission to drive innovative science by awarding $4.2 million in 2012.

2013-02-12 17:05:29

About 1 in 150 children are affected by an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a group of neurodevelopmental disorders characterized by difficulty with language, communication, and social interaction.

2013-02-10 23:02:38

Autistic kicker Anthony Starego will attend the National Camp Series (NCS) Super Camp VII, one of the country’s premiere


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.