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The Cingulate Cortex and the Self: A Major Advancement in Diagnostic Research

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Early intervention is key in providing effective therapy to a child with autism. In an intriguing new study at Virginia Tech, researchers have discovered a potential option that may just take two minutes to test for autism.

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Blood Test for Autism Hits Market Later This Year

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A simple blood test developed by San Diego’s Pediatric Bioscience can unveil a predictor of autism far before a fetus has even been developed.

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Lack of Neural Protein May be Linked to Autism

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Many theories have been discussed, and researchers often point towards environmental factors. However, in this recent study, researchers at Duke believe that a disruption in infants’ brain development may be the primary source of neurocognitive deficiencies seen in persons with ASD.

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Concerns Arise as Children with Autism Grow Into Adults

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Due to the fact that these diagnoses have grown so much over the past several years, a majority of them are still children. However, as time passes and these children age, they reach the brink of adulthood. This brings on a whole host of new challenges, both within the self and the world at large.

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Relationship Development Intervention Therapy Introduced in India

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Relationship Development Intervention is an emerging therapy that focuses on parent- child interaction. The foundation of RDI is the importance placed on dynamic intelligence.

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Hear Our Voices

Only 3 more days to register for the 2014 ICare4Autism International Autism Conference at the Hotel Pennsylvania in NYC. Be prepared to open your heart and mind to change what you once believed to be true about Autism.  Join our mission and attend this conference to see informative, groundbreaking and educational presentations by top researchers […]

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BREAKING NEWS: How To Apply For Autism Tracking Devices

Officials are offering more details regarding how families can access the technology federally funded tracking devices for kids with autism.

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Avonte’s Law to Fund GPS for Autistic Children

NEW YORK—A law to fund voluntary tracking devices for children with autism was introduced by Sen. Charles E. Schumer at a Jan. 26 press conference at his Manhattan office.

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Missing Teen With Autism Found

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A week after he was declared missing by New Jersey police, Michael Karwan, a high-functioning autistic teenager, has been found in Cleveland, Ohio. Currently, the boy remains with the police, who have confirmed that he was found safe.

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Update: Missing Autistic Teen Possibly in Manhattan

Walter Karwan, Michael's son, speaks to the press, hoping it will help his son return home.

Leads from police suggest that Michael Karwan, the high-functioning autistic teen who went missing Tuesday night, might be in Manhattan.

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