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Motor Traits Not Unique to Autism

Researchers enroll 625 infants from eight sites from a network of research teams in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and Israel. Studies find no difference in those on the spectrum and those with other developmental conditions...

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Scottish University Researches ASD Internet Safety

Heriot Watt University in the UK has formulated a research study that will look at the risks involved online for those on the spectrum. Such studies will be important for developing proper interventions that promote social well-being, but prevent harm.   ...

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Malaysian Mall Hosts “Autism Friendly Shopping Day”

The Sunway Putra Mall in Malaysia has developed an awareness campaign called The Autsome, also known as “Autism is Awesome,” in order to develop more understanding of ASD. The campaign consists of an Autosome Bazaar in which 10% of the proceeds will go to supporting the National Autism Society of...

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Genetic Tests May Help with ASD Treatment

While genetic tests do not diagnose autism, they can be used to significantly alter the course of treatments, especially for co-occurring conditions. Scientific American cites an example where a gene mutation known to cause seizures in those with ASD could be used for treatment. ...

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