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Targeting child's play to help tackle autism
[2012-05-10 12:01:46]

Specialists at the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, who focus on disorders of the brain, spinal cord and musculoskeletal system, are testing the use of early intervention groups to improve social and communication skills for one- and two-year-olds who are ...

Geekiness and autism: Is there a connection?
[2012-04-25 05:49:20]

Laura Nagle loves physics. She peruses scientific papers for her own enjoyment, and she can sometimes work out the answers to cosmological mysteries in her head when she watches documentaries about the universe. She has read, in her estimation, about ...

UW work helps pinpoint autism indicator in infants' brains
[2012-04-19 07:54:04]

In what appears to be the earliest biomarker for autism, researchers at the University of Washington and other study sites found differences in brain "wiring" of children just 6 months old.

Computer programs and apps for children with autism
[2012-04-14 13:34:39]

From SMART Boards to iPads to the common computer, there are a number of software programs, websites and applications that support the needs of learners with autism.

Could autism be reversed with a pill?
[2012-04-13 06:53:12]

A study out Wednesday in the journal Neuron found that medication could correct the health and behavior problems of mice with a genetic condition known to lead to autism in people. The drug, which acts on the synapses, or gaps, ...

Genetic glitch could explain gender bias in autism
[2012-04-13 06:28:48]

A study released Thursday is shedding light on why autism spectrum disorder affects four times more boys than girls - and may point toward a future treatment for the condition.

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