Study provides evidence of link between autism and homelessness
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  July 2, 2018  
  Autism  
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 Study provides evidence of link between autism and homelessnessStudy provides evidence of link between autism and homelessness
 
The first peer-reviewed study into autism and homelessness has been published, in the journal Autism.
 
   Special training for teachers may mean big results for students with autismSpecial training for teachers may mean big results for students with autism
 
Special training for teachers may mean big results for students with autism spectrum disorder, according to Florida State University and Emory University researchers.
 
   Autistic teens who are bullied have higher rates of depressionAutistic teens who are bullied have higher rates of depression
 
Teenagers with difficulties in social communication, including autism have higher rates of depressive symptoms, especially if they are being bullied.
 
 Follow-up study confirms success of physiological test for autism
 
Follow-up study confirms success of physiological test for autismOne year after researchers published their work on a physiological test for autism, a follow-up study confirms its exceptional success in assessing whether a child is on the autism spectrum.
 
 
 Study provides insight into development of autism in the human brain
 
Study provides insight into development of autism in the human brainIn a study published in Stem Cell Reports, a McGill team of scientists led by Dr. Carl Ernst, researcher at the Douglas Hospital Research Centre, revealed a molecular mechanism that may play a role in the development of autism.
 
 
 Study finds more information about how gene linked to ASD affects the brain
 
Study finds more information about how gene linked to ASD affects the brainNew preclinical research shows a gene already linked to a subset of people with autism spectrum disorder is critical to healthy neuronal connections in the developing brain, and its loss can harm those connections to help fuel the complex developmental condition.
 
 
 Maternal diabetes linked to increased risk of ASD in children
 
Maternal diabetes linked to increased risk of ASD in childrenThe risk of autism spectrum disorder was increased in children of mothers with the three main types of diabetes that complicate pregnancy, findings that add new information on type 1 diabetes and extend what is already known about type 2 and gestational diabetes.