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Iran Launches Online Screening to Predict ASD

On an Iranian Welfare Organization website, parents of children between ages 2 and 5 years old can answer 10 online questions to predict ASD. If results are positive, the information is referred to the nearest welfare offices for confirmation. ...

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Medical Cannabis May Relieve Some Symptoms for Children with ASD

According to Lihi Bar-Lev Schleider, of the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and Soroka University Medical Center in Israel, more than 80 percent of the parents in her study reported significant or moderate improvement in their child with the use of medical cannabis. Symptom relief included those with seizures, tics, depression, restlessness,...

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CDC to Track Data on Teens with ASD

The CDC will begin monitoring data on teens on the autism spectrum for the first time. This process is expected to yield important insight on post-high school outcomes for those with ASD....

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ASD Health Care Needs Often Unaddressed

Children on the autism spectrum are twice as likely as other children to go without necessary services, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders....

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