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October 18, 2021

Telehealth Could Be the Answer for Early Evaluation’s Long Waitlists

Caregivers concerned about their infant’s development are often told to “wait and see” by providers. This delay, in many instances, squanders valuable evaluation, diagnostic, and treatment time.

October 18, 2021

How Effective is Preemptive ASD Intervention for At-Risk Infants?

A fascinating new investigation published in JAMA Pediatrics has determined that preemptive intervention for infants showing early behavioral signs of autism led to a significant reduction in the severity of ASD behaviors in early childhood. 

October 18, 2021

Oxytocin Trial Reveals Disappointing Results

An original article published in the New England Journal of Medicine has delivered disappointing news for parents and researchers counting on positive results in an oxytocin clinical trial for children with autism.

October 10, 2021

Community Shares | October 12th, 2021

The next two full committee IACC meetings are on Wednesday, October 13, 2021; 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. ET  and Thursday, October 14, 2021; 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. ET.  The Brain and Behavior Research Foundation will host a webinar titled, “Early Life Risk for Pathological Anxiety” on Tuesday, October 12, 2021; 2:00 p.m. EDT. All webinars […]

October 10, 2021

Ruth Christ Sullivan, Autism Pioneer, Passes Away at Age 97

Adored Trailblazer Co-founded the Autism Society of America and Served as First President  The autism community suffered a great loss when Ruth Christ Sullivan, Ph.D. died last month at age 97. Ruth Sullivan was a globally recognized autism pioneer, expert, and lobbyist who spent decades raising awareness of the disorder. Her many accomplishments include co-founding […]

October 10, 2021

Research on Nightmares Conducted on Children with Autism

Study Also Examined Nightmares in Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders and Typically Developing Kids Nightmares are commonly defined as disturbing mental experiences that awaken the dreamer. They typically occur during the REM sleep cycle and include negative emotions of terror, fear, and anxiety. The first nightmare experience tends to happen around three years old […]

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