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Autism Speaks Company Profile

11:17 EDT 22nd September 2017 | BioPortfolio

Autism is a complex neurobiological disorder that inhibits a person's ability to communicate and develop social relationships, and is often accompanied by behavioral challenges. Autism spectrum disorders are diagnosed in one in 110 children in the United States, affecting four times as many boys as girls. The prevalence of autism increased 57 percent from 2002 to 2006. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have called autism a national public health crisis whose cause and cure remain unknown.


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Small non-profit's unconventional approach offers new hope with autism suramin trial

(N of One: Autism Research Foundation) Results from a new clinical trial at UCSD School of Medicine using an old drug, suramin, in boys with autism may represent one of the most dramatic advances in a...

Scientists make autism advance using monkey model

Autism is a common neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by impaired social communication and restricted and repetitive behavior or interests. The reported prevalence of autism has been rising wor...

Isabelle Rapin, Who Advanced Concept of an Autism Spectrum, Dies at 89

The Swiss-born neurologist is credited with modernizing the understanding of autism’s causes and popularizing use of the term “autism spectrum disorder.”

How a Connecticut Nonprofit Aims to Foster Employment for Autism

Roses for Autism is a non-profit social enterprise that sells roses and a variety other flowers — all proceeds from the sales fund scholarships and career training for transition age Autism.

Injury Mortality in Individuals With Autism

Are individuals with autism at a heightened risk for death from injury? This study found a striking disparity between persons with autism and those without--particularly among children. American Jou...

Adults with autism overestimate the volatility of the sensory environment

The authors address why the use of prior expectations might be compromised in autism, by using computational models and pupillometric markers of the neuromodulator noradrenaline. They show that by est...

Autism Learning Partners Expands to Aurora and the Greater Denver Metro Colorado Area & Continues to Serve as the Nation’s Leader in Autism Services

Aurora, Colorado (PRWEB) May 16, 2017 Autism Learning Partners (“ALP”), a national provider of therapy to children with au...

Nasally administered oxytocin increases emotion perception in autism

A recent study has demonstrated that intranasal oxytocin can influence how individuals with autism perceive emotion in others. This is an important first step for a potential pharmacological treatment...

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PubMed Articles [481 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Editorial: Time to give up on Autism Spectrum Disorder?

About Me (autism passport).

This app can improve information sharing for children and young people with a diagnosis of autism, or those undergoing an autism assessment.

Are extremely preterm born children with autism the victims of too much isolation in the incubator?

When autism was first identified by Leo Kanner in 1943, he thought it was partially due to "genuine lack of maternal warmth". This "refrigerator mother theory" has been completely discarded and there ...

Annual Research Review: Understudied populations within the autism spectrum - current trends and future directions in neuroimaging research.

Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are a heterogeneous group of neurodevelopmental conditions that vary in both etiology and phenotypic expression. Expressions of ASD characterized by a more severe phen...

Cluster of Differentiation 5 (CD5) Levels in the Plasma of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

To investigate the cluster of differentiation 5 (CD5) plasma levels and their association with childhood autism rating scale (CARS) in subjects with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) compared to age and ...

Clinical Trials [320 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Study to Assess the Janssen Autism Knowledge Engine in Participants With Autism Spectrum Disorder and in a Normally Developing Cohort

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the utility of and to clinically validate the Autism Behavior Inventory (ABI) in measuring clinical symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) comp...

Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Brain Development in Autism

The purpose of this study is to investigate brain development in autism by longitudinally assessing children with autism, as well as typically developing controls, using advanced MR techni...

A Trial of CM-AT in Children With Autism

The purpose of this study is to determine whether CM-AT is safe and effective in treating the core symptoms of autism.

Autism in Adult Patients and the Effects on Caregivers

Background: The number of adults with autism is expected to rise significantly in the near future, due to two main reasons: First, a dramatic increase in the estimates of the prevalence of...

The Role of Epigenetic Modifications in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism Spectrum Disorder is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by impaired social communication and repetitive or stereotyped behaviors. According to the World Health Organization...

Companies [80 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Autism Speaks

Autism is a complex neurobiological disorder that inhibits a person's ability to communicate and develop social relationships, and is often accompanied by behavioral challenges. A...

Autism New Jersey

Autism New Jersey is the state's leading source of information, support, advocacy and public policy for parents of individuals with autism and the professionals who support them. Autism New Jersey, f...

Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism

The Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism, Inc. was established in 1998 by Doug Flutie and his wife, Laurie, in honor of their 23 year old son, Doug, Jr. who was diagnosed...

Ruttenberg Autism Center

Ruttenberg Autism Center, established by The Center for Autism and guided by the values and principles of Dr. Bertram A. Ruttenberg, is a suburban Philadelphia-based, fee-for-serv...

National Autism Center

The National Autism Center is dedicated to serving children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) by providing reliable information, promoting best practices, and offering comprehensive...

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