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2013-03-21 10:22:47

Women who experienced physical, emotional, or sexual abuse as children are more likely to have a child with autism than women who were not abused.

2013-03-20 15:57:16

Infants at 7 months of age who go on to develop autism are slower to reorient their gaze and attention from one object to another when compared to 7-month-olds who do not develop autism, and this behavioral pattern is in part explained by atypical brain circuits.

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.


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gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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