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New UIC center to study end-of-life transition

New UIC center to study end-of-life transition

Novel imaging technique shows more gray matter in brains of autistic children

Novel imaging technique shows more gray matter in brains of autistic children

Sexual knowledge and attitudes of men with intellectual disability who sexually offend

Sexual knowledge and attitudes of men with intellectual disability who sexually offend

Inhibition of return and autism

Inhibition of return and autism

No link between autism and celiac disease

No link between autism and celiac disease

Drug therapy can reduce preterm births and decrease lifetime medical costs

Drug therapy can reduce preterm births and decrease lifetime medical costs

New model illustrates brain mechanisms that lead to autistic behaviors

New model illustrates brain mechanisms that lead to autistic behaviors

'Autistic' mice may provide clue to cause of autism

'Autistic' mice may provide clue to cause of autism

Researchers recommend national uniform newborn screening tests

Researchers recommend national uniform newborn screening tests

Special education data provide misleading trends of changing autism prevalence

Special education data provide misleading trends of changing autism prevalence

Expert panel dispels the many myths of Autism

Expert panel dispels the many myths of Autism

Science of autism

Science of autism

1 in 166 children under age 10 are affected by autism

1 in 166 children under age 10 are affected by autism

Study is the first to identify involvement of chromosome 21 in developmental regression autism

Study is the first to identify involvement of chromosome 21 in developmental regression autism

Study tackles aging issues of adults with developmental disabilities

Study tackles aging issues of adults with developmental disabilities

Specific behaviors seen in infants can predict autism, new research shows

Specific behaviors seen in infants can predict autism, new research shows

Make room for daddy, say University of Florida autism experts

Make room for daddy, say University of Florida autism experts

Autistic children shy from eye contact because they perceive even the most familiar face as an uncomfortable threat

Autistic children shy from eye contact because they perceive even the most familiar face as an uncomfortable threat

Abnormal brain structure tied to spatial, numerical thinking problems when children lack part of chromosome

Abnormal brain structure tied to spatial, numerical thinking problems when children lack part of chromosome

Diagnosing depression in people with intellectual disabilities

Diagnosing depression in people with intellectual disabilities