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Revolutionary New Way to Diagnose Autism Revealed

Revolutionary New Way to Diagnose Autism Revealed

Repetitive behavior? It’s all relative. And new research from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA, illustrates that the repetitive behavior exhibited by parents themselves may hold the secret to determining what might be typical behavior for a developing child and what might be an early indicator of future developmental struggles. David Evans, professor of psychology at… Continue Reading

Autistic Infants May Be Diagnosed Early Through Neuroimaging

Autistic Infants May Be Diagnosed Early Through Neuroimaging

A medical technique known as functional connectivity magnetic resonance imaging (fcMRI) has been discovered to predict which among high-risk infants are most likely to develop autism spectrum disorder (ASD) by the age of two. This medical breakthrough, funded by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) and the National… Continue Reading