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Since the late 1990s, doctors and public health officials have been battling the belief , fueled by a discredited study , that vaccines can cause autism.
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Watching her daughter struggle to get through the day, one Westman mother is slowly being broken by the very system designed to protect them.
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Social workers that provide therapeutic and other services to children and adolescents can expect to find some major changes in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition : in their placement within the DSM-5 , the conceptualization of the disorders, the criteria for the disorders, the elimination of disorders, and the ... (more)
The CDC defines health communication as "The study and use of communication strategies to inform and influence individual decisions that enhance health."
With as many as 1.5 million Americans having some form of autism, including milder variants such as what used to be called Asperger Syndrome, many of those on the autism spectrum are also parents.
Scandi-drama The Bridge is known as much for the personal life of Swedish detective Saga Noren and her Danish colleague Martin Rohde as for its gritty monochrome crime scenes.
Ben Kirimli, 27, of Bexhill Road, St Leonards, spent seven days on the expedition, collecting more than A 2,000 for Autism Sussex.
The most common form of intellectual disability is caused by a mechanism which shuts of an associated gene, a new study finds.
In spite of misinformation, vaccines remain a safe, scientifically proven way to prevent disease, according to Dr. Margaret O'Dell.
Headlight Photo Jazlynn Eberling, 14, does her beadwork in preparation for the 49th annual Rockhound Round Up this weekend at the Southwestern New Mexico State Fairgrounds.
Dustin Hoffman, working alongside a 26-year-old Tom Cruise, won an Oscar for his role as an autistic savant in "Rain Man," from 1988.
I'm not her! Student with same name as 'spoiled' teen suing her parents is hit by internet trolls - but she uses opportunity to drum up support for charity USF student Rachel Canning received a barrage of hateful comments because she shares her name with New Jersey student suing her parents After receiving more than 30,000 visitors to her Facebook ... (more)
With 10 more preorders, Tennessee will be ready to launch a specialty license plate that will benefit local autism nonprofits.
Atypical development can be detected as early as 12 months of age among the siblings of children with autism spectrum disorder, a study published by researchers with the UC Davis MIND Institute and UCLA has found.