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Posts Categorized: Research
Turning on a gene later in life can restore typical behavior in mice. Anne Trafton | MIT News Office February 17, 2016 Autism has diverse genetic causes, most of which are still unknown. About 1 percent of people with autism are missing a gene called Shank3, which is critical for … Read More »
You can read about recent autism studies in the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics here.
Autism Speaks cosponsored a special supplement on autism spectrum disorders in the respected scientific journal Nature. You can read the articles online here
A new study confirms what many parents know well: Wandering by children with autism is common, dangerous and puts tremendous stress on families. Go here to read this article.