Researchers will look into why autism is more common in boys than girls, and why some children and adults with autism lose part or all of their ability to speak.
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July 30, 2012
For the first time, children who cannot speak or who have speech impairments and use the text-to-speech app Proloquo2Go will sound a little more like themselves, thanks to months of work recording real children speaking.
July 10, 2012
A new round of about $60 million in grants from the National Center for Special Education Research awards researchers working to improve the school experiences of students with autism, ADHD, and who are deaf, among other disabilities.
June 27, 2012
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May 21, 2012
Parents of children with autism say they don't put their faith in the people on the front lines of treating and caring for their children's health.
May 10, 2012
Former employee Greg Miller has created an online petition to push for an end to the practice, which has been challenged in court but remains legal.
May 04, 2012
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May 01, 2012
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April 30, 2012
School districts would partner with universities or nonprofit organizations to create training programs for general education teachers who have a many high-functioning students with autism in their classes.