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Autistic Kids Brain Voices Not Connected To Reward Center
2013-06-18 09:08:56

Regions of the brain tailored to respond to human voices are poorly connected to reward-processing circuits in autistic kids, according to a new study led by Stanford University School of Medicine.

UCSB Researchers Develop New Treatment For Infants With Autism
2013-04-30 18:02:32

For most babies, a game of peek-a-boo can be fun, entertaining and full of laughter. However, infants with an autism spectrum disorder may find the game unpleasant and disturbing.

Autistic Children Benefit From Early Intervention Methods
2012-11-07 08:15:41

Researchers from Yale School of Medicine recently discovered that, when provided earlier treatment, children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) showed serious improvements in behavior, communication and brain function.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.