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Researcher detects higher rate of seizures among children with autism who were fed soy formula

Researcher detects higher rate of seizures among children with autism who were fed soy formula

First Edition: January 15, 2014

First Edition: January 15, 2014

HIPAA-secure social network launched solely for Autism community

HIPAA-secure social network launched solely for Autism community

Children's National receives grant to identify early signs of prenatal brain injury caused by CHD

Children's National receives grant to identify early signs of prenatal brain injury caused by CHD

Griffith-led online initiative aims at supporting people with developmental disabilities

Griffith-led online initiative aims at supporting people with developmental disabilities

Study sheds light on characteristics of male victims of sex assault and the services they use

Study sheds light on characteristics of male victims of sex assault and the services they use

Creating school dedicated for children with developmental disabilities, learning disorders

Creating school dedicated for children with developmental disabilities, learning disorders

UA researchers discover genetic mutations that cause severe epilepsies in children

UA researchers discover genetic mutations that cause severe epilepsies in children

Viewpoints: Time to confirm Tavenner; 'Self-defeating' GOP plan for prevention fund; Parents need insurance too

Viewpoints: Time to confirm Tavenner; 'Self-defeating' GOP plan for prevention fund; Parents need insurance too

State roundup: Sequestration's impacts include less grant dollars

State roundup: Sequestration's impacts include less grant dollars

Amid budget woes, states consider changes to care for developmentally disabled

Amid budget woes, states consider changes to care for developmentally disabled

Viewpoints: Krugman cautions against locking in benefit cuts that may not be necessary; Lift the freeze on CDC's gun research

Viewpoints: Krugman cautions against locking in benefit cuts that may not be necessary; Lift the freeze on CDC's gun research

Essential Learning announces new partnership with Hazelden

Essential Learning announces new partnership with Hazelden

First U.S. population prevalence study of mutations in the gene that causes fragile X

First U.S. population prevalence study of mutations in the gene that causes fragile X

Researchers identify 57 SNPs associated with autism

Researchers identify 57 SNPs associated with autism

Using storytelling to combat Alzheimer's; Health coverage changes prompt aging, disabled care concerns

Using storytelling to combat Alzheimer's; Health coverage changes prompt aging, disabled care concerns

Bullying, ostracism strong predictors of increased symptoms of depression or anxiety

Bullying, ostracism strong predictors of increased symptoms of depression or anxiety

States plot Medicaid managed care changes; Kansas managed care plan met with skepticism

States plot Medicaid managed care changes; Kansas managed care plan met with skepticism

First study to examine links between neurodevelopmental disorders and maternal metabolic conditions

First study to examine links between neurodevelopmental disorders and maternal metabolic conditions

Viewpoints: Contraceptive controversy; Revising mental health definitions

Viewpoints: Contraceptive controversy; Revising mental health definitions