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In a revolutionary approach to autism research, the Autism Genetic Resource Exchange will then be posted online for scientists to study.
After learning that the gene lies on a stretch of chromosome 7 that other investigators had linked to autism, the group began its new study.
But the preponderance of subsequent research has failed to find a connection between autism and the vaccine.
Because of the lack of the research on autism in Kuwait and in particular among school-aged children, this study is of significant importance.
Although parents and healthcare professionals have shown that autism is amenable to treatment and more rigorous scientific research is moving forward, the disorder remains a major public health problem with virtually no medically proven treatments, no curative protocols, and no clear scientific understanding of why it is so pervasive and so devastating.
Consolidation of funding from the CPEA and STAART programs is now needed to maximize coordination and cohesion of NIH-sponsored efforts in autism research.
Only about 50 percent of people with autism speak, and they do so in non-conventional ways.
But for Redwood and a growing number of activists and scientific researchers, the key to autism disorders is thimerosal.
Children with autism and other severe disabilities were more likely to be found in separate classrooms with other children with disabilities, if not in a different school altogether.
Currently Autism is recognized as a developmental disability with primary symptomology affecting social interaction and communication skills.
The aim of this article is to provide rehabilitation professionals with (1) detailed definitions and descriptions of autism, (2) a theoretical overview of the literature on autism and related disabilities, (3) effective approaches and strategies based on primary sources, and (4) specific recommendations.
WASHINGTON -- Audax Health[TM], an end-to-end digital health company, and Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, extended the partnership they announced in January with an awareness campaign, "Advocates Need Their Strength," to promote the importance of personal health management.