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Disabled-world.com: Connection Between Autism Prevalence and Socioeconomic Status

Disabled-world.com: Connection Between Autism Prevalence and Socioeconomic Status

Quote: “This program is focused on ‘moving the needle’ to improve access to a coordinated, comprehensive state system of services that leads to early diagnosis and entry into services for children with ASD, particularly for medically underserved populations.”

Children living in neighborhoods where incomes are low and fewer adults have

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Dailymail.co.uk: Heartwarming moment a little girl with autism and ADHD is surprised with a tiny pet puppy – and sobs uncontrollably with joy

Dailymail.co.uk: Heartwarming moment a little girl with autism and ADHD is surprised with a tiny pet puppy – and sobs uncontrollably with joy

A young girl from Derby was surprised by her family who bought her a puppy Her mum said that Santa had come early this year and lead her to the living roomThe little girl has Autism and ADHD and burst into tears when she saw the dog

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Thejournal.ie: Man with autism accused of attempted murder of sister found not guilty by reason of insanity

Thejournal.ie: Man with autism accused of attempted murder of sister found not guilty by reason of insanity

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A MAN WITH autism from Kilkenny has been found not guilty by reason of insanity of attempting to murder his pregnant sister so she wouldn’t raise her child in Dublin.

The Central Criminal Court trial heard that Daniel O’Connell

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Aspph.org: Drexel Finds Multivitamins during Pregnancy Linked to Lower Risk of Autism with Intellectual Disability

Aspph.org: Drexel Finds Multivitamins during Pregnancy Linked to Lower Risk of Autism with Intellectual Disability

Children whose mothers took multivitamins during pregnancy are roughly 30 percent less likely to develop autism with a co-occurring intellectual disability, according to a new Drexel University-led study.

The team observed a possible inverse association between maternal use of multivitamin supplements in early pregnancy and Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

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Ku.edu: New leader announced for Juniper Gardens Children's Project

Ku.edu: New leader announced for Juniper Gardens Children's Project

KANSAS CITY, KANSAS – Brian Boyd, associate professor of occupational science and associate chair for research of the Department of Allied Health Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will assume the leadership of the Juniper Gardens Children’s Project (JGCP), a University of Kansas research center located

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Hhmi.org: Whole Genome Sequencing Identifies New Genetic Signature for Autism

Hhmi.org: Whole Genome Sequencing Identifies New Genetic Signature for Autism

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An analysis of the complete genomes of 2,064 people reveals that multiple genetic variations could contribute to autism. The work suggests that scanning whole genomes may one day be useful for clinical diagnostics.

Autism has genetic roots, but most cases can’t be explained by current genetic tests.

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Psychiatryadvisor.com: Genetic Counseling in Autism: Risk of Recurrence Based on Sibling's Gender

Psychiatryadvisor.com: Genetic Counseling in Autism: Risk of Recurrence Based on Sibling's Gender

October 12, 2017Share this content: The large sample size in this study enabled a high-confidence analysis of sex-specific ASD recurrence rates in the general population.

The findings of a recent study confirm the association of male gender and autism but also point to the higher risk for autism recurrence in

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Spectrumnews.org: Anxiety in autism

Spectrumnews.org: Anxiety in autism

News The latest developments in autism research.

Profiles Portraits of scientists who are making a mark on autism research.

Toolbox Emerging tools and techniques that may advance autism research.

Spotted A roundup of autism papers and media mentions you may have missed.

Opinion Conversations on the science of autism

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Am-online.com: Glyn Hopkin donates new Renault minibus to National Autistic Society's Anderson School

Am-online.com: Glyn Hopkin donates new Renault minibus to National Autistic Society's Anderson School

Glyn Hopkin has donated a new Renault Trafic Passenger LWB minibus to the National Autistic Society’s Anderson School.

The nine-seater minibus will enable students to take part in many more off-site activities as part of the school’s ‘adventure learning programme’.

It was handed over by Glyn Hopkin (pictured), founder of

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Theguardian.com: The Party: how can gender affect autism spectrum disorders? – Science Weekly podcast

Theguardian.com: The Party: how can gender affect autism spectrum disorders? – Science Weekly podcast

Why are so many women with autism often misdiagnosed? And how does this issue resonate with broader ideas of neurodiversity?

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