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Autistic Siblings Display Genetic Differences More Than Similarities

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Autism Spectrum Disorder includes such a wide range of symptoms and behaviors, and new research shows that the genetics involved are just as diverse.

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Museum Opens Early for Families with Autistic Children

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Museum exhibits are some of the best teaching tools offered to children and families. Luckily, kids with ASD who are easily overwhelmed by the sights and sounds do not have to stay home.

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500 Kilometers of Love

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Mother Dee Gordon has pledged to walk 500km in honor of her son Jake, who suffers from autism. Her ending destination is Parliament Hill in Ottowa.

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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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Certain Movements Can Signify the Severity of Autism

According to a recent study, slight differences in movements among individuals with autism can signify the severity of the disorder.

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Researchers Analyze Specific Gene Linked to Autism Development

Researchers have focused on a specific gene that has been associated with symptoms of autism.

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Sensory Stimuli and its Effect on People with Autism

New behavioral studies suggest that people with autism have a harder time correlating sight with sound, more specifically speech as opposed to sounds with in the environment.

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Motor Coordination Issues Due to Abnormal Neuron Connections

According to researchers, motor coordination issues in individuals with autism disorders may be due to abnormal connections between neurons.

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The Link between Common and Rare Forms of Autism

According to recent research, rare forms of autism share a molecular signature with more common versions of the disorder. This finding is particularly intriguing to medical researchers, as it leads them to believe that autism is linked to a single genetic defect, also found in more complex forms of the disorder.

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Broccoli Improves Autistic Social and Verbal Behaviors

Scientists are now stating that a specific extract from broccoli sprouts may be used to curb symptoms associated with autism, creating a first step in providing effective treatments.

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