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Genetic Link Between Family Members with Autism, Language Impairment
[2013-11-05 16:43:49]

New research shows a genetic link between individuals with autism and family members with specific speech and language difficulties otherwise unexplained by cognitive or physical problems.

Prenatal Weight Gain Linked to Autism Risk
[2013-10-31 17:34:06]

Maternal prenatal weight gain is associated with an increased risk for autism spectrum disorders, but pre-pregnancy BMI is not, researchers have found.

Clinical Research: Attention Skills Delayed in Autism
[2013-10-29 23:42:38]

Children with autism learn to name objects and imitate others before they are able to engage others’ attention, a pattern opposite to that seen in typical development. They also lag behind their peers in social communication, according to a study ...

Aquatic Therapy For Autistic Children Focuses on Safety
[2013-10-24 16:04:00]

Recent studies indicate drowning is a leading cause of injury-related death in children with autism.

Video Teaching May Help Autistic Kids Hone Social Skills
[2013-10-22 16:30:09]

Researchers have developed a video-based teaching technique that could help improve important social skills in teens who have autism.

Small Deletions, Duplications of DNA May Up Autism Risk
[2013-10-17 19:36:27]

Two new studies have found more small deletions and duplications of DNA in individuals with autism than in controls. These variants may also affect the severity of the disorder.

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