Are Apraxia and Autism Related?
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 Autism may be caused by 'peturbed' gene network, say scientistsAutism may be caused by 'peturbed' gene network, say scientists
 
Discovering the mechanisms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is closer than ever, claim researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine.
 
   Are Apraxia and Autism Related?Are Apraxia and Autism Related?
 
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complex condition that manifests itself by three years of age. Poor social skills, sensory integration difficulties and speech and language problems encompass the typical behavioural signs.
 
   Difference between people with autism and rest of the population is shrinking, finds studyDifference between people with autism and rest of the population is shrinking, finds study
 
Around the world, the number of people diagnosed with autism is rising. In the United States, the prevalence of the disorder has grown from 0.05% in 1966 to more than 2% today.
 
 ADHD and Related Conditions
 
ADHD and Related ConditionsAttention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders of childhood. The condition is characterized by inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity, which can cause significant behavioral, academic, social and cognitive impairments.
 
 
 New autism guidelines target early detection
 
New autism guidelines target early detectionPediatricians should initiate treatment of children showing signs of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) even before tests confirm a diagnosis, the newest recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics reports.
 
 
 Large-scale Autism study reveals inaccuracies in screening tests
 
Large-scale Autism study reveals inaccuracies in screening testsA study has revealed that the most common screening tool used to detect autism among toddlers could be less than accurate.
 
 
 Harvard University receives $20 million gift to establish new center for autism research
 
Harvard University receives $20 million gift to establish new center for autism researchAutism and related disorders-a constellation of neurodevelopmental conditions affecting one in 59 children in the United States alone-;have become one of modern medicine's most confounding mysteries.
 
 
 Ability of people with autism to infer mental states from faces may have been underestimated
 
Ability of people with autism to infer mental states from faces may have been underestimatedThe ability of people with autism to read what someone is feeling or thinking by looking at their eyes and face may have been underestimated, according to research conducted by a developmental psychology expert from London's Kingston University.