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Study reveals possibility to predict autism risk in infants within first year of life

Study reveals possibility to predict autism risk in infants within first year of life

Scientists find altered blood-brain barrier and increased intestinal permeability in people with ASD

Scientists find altered blood-brain barrier and increased intestinal permeability in people with ASD

Second annual conference at UofL focuses on improving access to quality health care for adults with IDD

Second annual conference at UofL focuses on improving access to quality health care for adults with IDD

Researchers receive $2.4 million grant to study effects of parenting on behavior of adolescents with FXS

Researchers receive $2.4 million grant to study effects of parenting on behavior of adolescents with FXS

Maternal immune dysfunction linked to risk of autism with intellectual disability in children

Maternal immune dysfunction linked to risk of autism with intellectual disability in children

Children conceived through infertility treatments no more likely to have developmental delays

Children conceived through infertility treatments no more likely to have developmental delays

Study provides biochemical links between genes linked to autism and the inhibition of nerve cells

Study provides biochemical links between genes linked to autism and the inhibition of nerve cells

Divorce rates less among couples who raise children with developmental disabilities

Divorce rates less among couples who raise children with developmental disabilities

Researchers awarded $6.4 million grant to identify causes of neurodevelopmental disorders in children with CHDs

Researchers awarded $6.4 million grant to identify causes of neurodevelopmental disorders in children with CHDs

Study identifies new culprit in Alzheimer's disease development

Study identifies new culprit in Alzheimer's disease development

Autistic children who are sensitive to sensory stimuli have brains that react differently

Autistic children who are sensitive to sensory stimuli have brains that react differently

New evidence links autism risk genes to better cognitive function

New evidence links autism risk genes to better cognitive function

Researchers explore how to turn on the activity of paternal gene

Researchers explore how to turn on the activity of paternal gene

UMMS scientists awarded $9.5 million grant to study Fragile X syndrome

UMMS scientists awarded $9.5 million grant to study Fragile X syndrome

UCLA's new collaborative research effort aims to support adolescents, young adults with autism

UCLA's new collaborative research effort aims to support adolescents, young adults with autism

State highlights: Missouri Medicaid benefits; telepsychiatry in rural states; Conn. for-profit hospital bill

State highlights: Missouri Medicaid benefits; telepsychiatry in rural states; Conn. for-profit hospital bill

First Edition: May 8, 2014

First Edition: May 8, 2014

Findings open up new avenues for research into ADHD and other attention-related problems

Findings open up new avenues for research into ADHD and other attention-related problems

CafePress partners with Autism Speaks and Autistic Self Advocacy Network to support Autism Awareness Month

CafePress partners with Autism Speaks and Autistic Self Advocacy Network to support Autism Awareness Month

Autism Society celebrates National Autism Awareness Month in April 2014

Autism Society celebrates National Autism Awareness Month in April 2014