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Autism Patients Might Benefit from Drug Therapy
[2012-09-20 14:51:31]

Dr. Elizabeth Berry-Kravis and her team found that a drug called Arbaclofen reduced social avoidance and repetitive behavior in Fragile X patients, especially those with autism, by treating their anxiety. The drug increases GABA, a chemical in the brain that ...

An Immune Disorder at the Root of Autism
[2012-08-28 10:18:06]

IN recent years, scientists have made extraordinary advances in understanding the causes of autism, now estimated to afflict 1 in 88 children. But remarkably little of this understanding has percolated into popular awareness, which often remains fixated on vaccines.

BBC Four - Growing Children, Autism
[2012-08-14 17:28:29]

Autism is a complicated and often misunderstood condition. In this film, child psychologist Laverne Antrobus goes on a quest to discover the different way that the brain works in children with autism and to explore the latest scientific research.

Plug in baby: Five-month-old volunteer wired up for autism experiment to see how children learn from others
[2012-08-02 05:57:01]

It may not be the most stylish outfit for a five month old boy, but Ricky Kimber is taking part in a unique experiment that could help stop how autism develops. The measurements taken from the sensor filled cap will ...

What Genius and Autism Have in Common
[2012-07-12 13:57:05]

A study of eight child prodigies finds that share some striking characteristics, most notably high levels of autistic traits and an overrepresentation of autism in their close family members.

Feds Approve ABA Therapy As Medical Benefit
[2012-06-21 16:06:45]

A recent change in federal policy could lead many more families affected by autism to gain insurance coverage for applied behavior analysis, advocates say.

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