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Bisphenol-A processed differently in children with autism – study shows
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Bisphenol-A processed differently in children with autism – study shows

Stratford, N.J. --- A study conducted by researchers from the Rowan University School of Medicine in Stratford (RowanSOM) and Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark found that Bisphenol-A (BPA)--- a chemical component commonly found in soda cans, water bo...
Scientist with autism challenges notion that ASD impairs individual’s ability to interpret body language.
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Scientist with autism challenges notion that ASD impairs individual’s ability to interpret body language.

Aberdeen, Scotland --- A scientist with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) led a study that challenges the most common belief about autism--- that the condition impairs an individual's ability to interpret gestures and body language. Dr. James Cusack, a scienti...
Australia – New survey shows autism community unhappy with current research
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Australia – New survey shows autism community unhappy with current research

Australia - A new study conducted by Dr. Liz Pellicano, former University of Western Australia psychology graduate, and current director of the University of London’s Centre for Research in Autism and Education, showed that the autism community is unhappy with...
Study shows minority children underrepresented in autism identification
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Study shows minority children underrepresented in autism identification

Lawrence, Kan. -- A study co-authored by an assistant professor of special education in the University of Kansas found that minority children may have been underrepresented in the country's autism identification. Jason Travers found that there was an increa...
New study suggests mothers of autistic children parent differently
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New study suggests mothers of autistic children parent differently

University of Leuven in Belgium - nearly 1,000 mothers living in Belgium and the Netherlands completed a questionnaire about parenting behaviours. The children were aged 6 - 18. 552 families who completed the questionnaire have a child with autism. The s...
New autism study finds that girls are diagnosed later than boys
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New autism study finds that girls are diagnosed later than boys

A new study, Gender Differences in Diagnosis and Social Characteristics of Children With Autism (ASD) from a US Registry, has found that girls with Asperger's syndrome are diagnosed six months later than boys. Nearly 10,000 children with autism were involve...