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New Autism Treatment And Screening May Focus On Natural Behaviors, Instead Of Teaching New Ones

“New Autism Treatment And Screening May Focus On Natural Behaviors, Instead Of Teaching New Ones” is the title of an article in a recent issue of Medical Daily. The article discusses the implications of new research published in Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience: “Give spontaneity … Continue reading

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New Autism Treatment And Screening May Focus On Natural Behaviors, Instead Of Teaching New Ones

“New Autism Treatment And Screening May Focus On Natural Behaviors, Instead Of Teaching New Ones” is the title of an article in a recent issue of Medical Daily. The article discusses the implications of new research published in Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience: … Continue reading

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Breakthrough Study Reveals Biological Basis for Sensory Processing Disorders in Kids

“Breakthrough Study Reveals Biological Basis for Sensory Processing Disorders in Kids” is the title of an article ScienceDaily published last week. This article discusses the implications of a research report — “Abnormal white matter microstructure in children with sensory processing … Continue reading

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ABSTRACT A Multiyear National Profile of Racial Disparity in Autism Identification

According to the abstract of this article, which appears in this month’s issue of The Journal of Special Education: Disproportionate representation of racially diverse students in special education is a well-documented problem, yet few studies have systematically evaluated disproportionate representation of … Continue reading

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A Link Between Autism and Cannabinoids

A recent issue of The Scientist has an article titled “A Link Between Autism and Cannabinoids; Mutations tied to autism in mice lead to deficits in the signaling pathway activated by marijuana.” Probably the most provocative and interesting sentence in the article … Continue reading

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‘Network’ analysis of the brain may explain features of autism

This just in from Boston Children’s Hospital regarding research funded by the National Institutes of Health: http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-02/bch-ao022213.php ___________________________________________________ KC Education Research Updates is a sister site of the KC Education Enterprise, which covers policy news of interest to residents of 28 districts in … Continue reading

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ABSTRACT Predictors of Phrase and Fluent Speech in Children With Autism and Severe Language Delay

This just in from the Pediatrics issue published Tuesday, March 4, 2013: http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/early/2013/02/26/peds.2012-2221.abstract ___________________________________________________ KC Education Research Updates is a sister site of the KC Education Enterprise, which covers policy news of interest to residents of 28 districts in the Kansas City metropolitan area.

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ABSTRACT Shared genetics among major psychiatric disorders

According to a new study by the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium, five psychiatric disorders that do not symptomatically seem to have much in common share a genetic link. The disorders are autism, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder or ADHD, bipolar disorder, major depressive … Continue reading

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ABSTRACT Metamemory in children with autism: Exploring “feeling-of-knowing” in episodic and semantic memory

http://psycnet.apa.org/journals/neu/27/1/19/

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Abstract: Impairments in real-world executive function increase from childhood to adolescence in autism spectrum disorders

http://psycnet.apa.org/journals/neu/27/1/13/

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