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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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Colorado Man Debunks Autism Stereotypes, Leading by Example

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Sam Lawrence spent about half of his life with the developmental ability of a toddler. Now, the 23 year old holds two AA degrees and place on the Academic Team.

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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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Sensory Adapted Swimming Lesson System for Children with ASD

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Sensory Supported Swimming has been supporting autistic children from the age of 4 to 17 and teaching them how to navigate the water.

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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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Family-Owned Nonprofit Works with Businesses to Accommodate Families

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Through Hunters Autism Specials, families have access to special services and discounts offered by their partners.

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Autism Spectrum Disorder Being Responded to on College Campuses

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There have always been college students with ASD who slip by unnoticed as they struggle silently to get their college degree. Certain programs have been created to help these students.

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“Think About A Hug”: Social Patterns in Brain Imaging to Diagnose Autism

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Is it possible to diagnose Autism from reading brain imaging information? New research from Carnegie Mellon University suggests that it is possible 97% of the time. Learn more about it here.

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