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Mark your calendars! Join us 07/17 @ 3pm ET for a free webinar with and expert Orrin Devinsky, who will discuss treatments for seizures. Register here:
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Spectrum 5h
New study highlights that some women may experience distinct challenges during menstruation that need additional awareness and support.
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This new method lights up groups of neurons in action in the brains of living mice. The approach could help illuminate how neuron ensembles communicate and produce behaviors.
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Spectrum 7h
Google Glass holds potential as a 'social coach' for people, researchers working as part of the Autism Glass Project report in
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Spectrum 8h
Private equity firms are pumping an unprecedented amount of money into companies offering therapy, including Applied Behavioral Analysis. Reporter took a closer look.
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Spectrum 9h
Being bilingual may have a positive impact on both verbal and nonverbal communication for children on the spectrum, study suggests.
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Spectrum 10h
Opinion: Personalized brain signatures can give insight into how each person's mind works. In turn, this may hold clues to the biological basis of .
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Some children on the spectrum have communication and language difficulties. However, much like children who don't have an diagnosis, children can learn words just by overhearing them.
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Spectrum 12h
Much of the conversation about has typically focused on men. To shine a light on the experiences of women on the spectrum, three women share their thoughts on love, jobs and race.
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Spectrum 13h
Hats, books and favorite backpacks: New Yorkers on the spectrum share their self-soothing strategies with and
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Spectrum 14h
diagnosis suffers from a detection gap: It’s possible to diagnose at age 2, but the average age of diagnosis in the US is 4. Could machine learning offer a solution?
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Spectrum Jul 14
Hundreds of missense mutations — those that change only 1 of a protein's amino acids — have been identified in studies of . This new approach offers a way to assess their involvement in the condition. http;//bit.ly/mild_predict
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Spectrum Jul 14
This new app — developed by and researchers at — offers adults strategies for managing their anxiety
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Spectrum Jul 14
Seizures early in life render brain circuits incapable of supporting learning during critical periods in development — study
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Spectrum Jul 14
Researchers discuss best practices and accommodations primary-care doctors can make in caring for the health and well-being of children on the spectrum.
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Spectrum Jul 14
This ingestible electronic capsule enables researchers to instantaneously detect molecules in the gut. The device could be used to investigate GI issues in .
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Spectrum Jul 14
Romance novelist Helen Hoang, who is , wrote her first book as a way to process her diagnosis, she tells
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Spectrum Jul 14
Watch it now on Spectrum: Three women candidly share their experiences with dating, the workplace and how intersects with race and ethnicity.
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Spectrum Jul 14
Bilingualism may give children on the spectrum an advantage when it comes to verbal and non-verbal communication skills.
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Spectrum Jul 14
To shine a light on the experiences of women on the spectrum, three women candidly share their thoughts on love, employment and race and .
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