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Prenatal tests and autism - a mother's story

Charlotte Moore<p>Email successfully sent<p>When my eldest son, George, was born, the Berlin wall had just fallen and Nelson Mandela was about to be …

Autism

Autism And Genetics: It's Complicated

The latest news in autism and genetics, courtesy of Laura Blue writing at Time Healthland:<p>In one of the largest-ever studies of genetics and autism, researchers have identified 24 new gene variants associated with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The work also confirms that 31 variants previously …

Diagnosing Autism

Parents worry that any difference in their child's behavior or development could be a sign of a lifelong disability like autism. Sometimes these …

Scientists May Have Discovered Why Fewer Girls Have Autism

The gender discrepancy in diagnoses of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) has long been studied, with boys being diagnosed far more often than girls. Researchers, in a new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, may be honing in on scientific explanation for why …