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autism
2014-10-21 03:30:12

About 20% of younger siblings of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder will develop the condition by age 3. A new study by Yale School of Medicine researchers has found that 57% of these younger siblings who later develop the condition already showed symptoms at age 18 months.

2014-10-18 16:21:09

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2014-09-30 23:04:56

Omitted data involved vaccine-autism links involving young African-American boys; omission may have altered study outcomes, say whistleblowers. Port Washington,

autism and fitness
2014-09-29 03:00:54

A new Oregon State University study of children with autism found that they are more sedentary than their typically-developing peers, averaging 50 minutes less a day of moderate physical activity and 70 minutes more each day sitting.

electroencephalogram autism
2014-09-24 03:00:27

A new study by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University suggests that measuring how fast the brain responds to sights and sounds could help in objectively classifying people on the autism spectrum and may help diagnose the condition earlier.

Mothers Of Children With Autism Less Likely To Have Taken Supplemental Iron During Pregnancy
2014-09-22 03:03:11

Five-fold greater risk found in children whose mothers had low supplemental iron and other risk factors for delivering a child with ASD

2014-09-11 23:09:21

The Howard County Autism Society launched an updated website with new online tools for families helping children and others with autism (http://www.howard-autism.org).

2014-09-10 23:09:11

In a survey done with parents of autistic children in the United Kingdom, it was discovered that 61% of children with Autism Spectrum Condition are bullied at school.


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upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
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