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While several recent studies on the risk of a child developing an autism spectrum disorder have focused on paternal age or even the age of the grandfather, a new Sweden-based study has found that risk for ASD increases with the age of both parents.
Autism moms, activists and hosts of “Let’s Talk Autism with Shannon & Nancy” are asking everyone to support “Coverage for Autism Now” on April 23 by displaying “CAN” somewhere
Across the country, tens of thousands of individuals with developmental disabilities, including autism, are suffering due to lack of access to appropriate care and services. Elk
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in adolescents appears to be associated with atypical connectivity in the brain involving the systems that help people infer what others are thinking and understand the meaning of others' actions and emotions.
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In a study of nearly 1,000 mother-child pairs, researchers from the Bloomberg School of Public health found that prenatal exposure to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), a frequently prescribed treatment for depression, anxiety and other disorders, was associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and developmental delays (DD) in boys.
The identification of two new biomarkers could help medical researchers identify autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in children as young as nine months old – one year earlier than the average screening age.
Speech therapist and occupational therapist with Wolfson Children's Hospital in Jacksonville, FL, to train Clay County Sheriff's Office deputies on how to help a child with autism who
A team of researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the Center for Cancer Systems Biology (CCSB) at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has uncovered a new aspect of autism, revealing that proteins involved in autism interact with many more partners than previously known.
New Studies Showing an Increase of Autism in Children LOS ANGELES, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New data released from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last
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