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Autism Speaks Company Profile

02:47 EST 20th November 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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Autism is mostly genetic again

Ever since Rain Man, autism has been a condition du-jour for those touting (fake) ’wellness’ remedies, opposing vaccines, and general head-nodding concern. Some claim autism is caused by any numb...

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...

Center for Autism and Related Disorders' Public Policy Director Honored by Autism Speaks for Advocacy Efforts

Julie Kornack was recognized at the annual Autism Law Summit for her contributions to the autism community, including her efforts to ensure compliance with state mandates throughout the nation. San Di...

Medical News Today: The 10 best autism blogs

Autism affects everyone differently depending on its severity. We have found the best autism blogs that support individuals, families, and carers.

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.

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...

The Organization for Autism Research Competes for $50,000 Prize to Improve Lives of Young Adults with Autism

Arlington, VA (PRWEB) August 08, 2017 The Organization for Autism Research (OAR), a national nonprofit formed and led by relatives o...

New study pinpoints origin of abnormalities in autism spectrum disorder

The origins of autism remain mysterious. What areas of the brain are involved, and when do the first signs appear? New findings published in Biological Psychiatry brings us closer to understanding the...

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PubMed Articles [463 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Genetics and Epigenetics of Autism (Review).

Autism is a developmental disorder that starts before age 3, and children with autism has impairment in both social interaction and communication, and has restricted, repetitive and stereotyped patter...

Tracing the temporal stability of autism spectrum diagnosis and severity as measured by the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Exploring ways to improve the trajectory and symptoms of autism spectrum disorder is prevalent in research, but less is known about the natural prognosis of autism spectrum disorder and course of symp...

Autism and primary care dentistry: parents' experiences of taking children with autism or working diagnosis of autism for dental examinations.

Accessing and receiving preventative dental treatment can be difficult for children with autism due to sensory processing disorders and/or challenging behaviours coupled with a reported reluctance by ...

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 ...

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 [332 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 [81 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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