ACS 2014

Word grasp at 12 months may reflect autism symptoms

Children later diagnosed with autism understand different types of words at 12 months of age than their typically developing peers, according to unpublished research presented Tuesday at the Autism Consortium Research Symposium in Boston.

By Nicholette Zeliadt
24 October 2014 | 3 min read

Seizures trigger autism-like behaviors in mice

Mice with an extra copy of the autism-linked gene UBE3A show abnormal social behavior after experiencing recurrent seizures. The findings, presented Tuesday at the Autism Consortium Research Symposium in Boston, provide one possible explanation for why seizures and autism often go hand in hand.

By Nicholette Zeliadt
23 October 2014 | 4 min read

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