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Autism Risk Increases with Low Birth Weight

Recent research has found a strong relationship between autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and low birth weight, with the lower the weight at birth, the higher the risk of autism. Researchers found that patients who weigh less than 2,000 g at birth are 5 times more likely to have autism than the... Read More

October 20, 2011

Autism Research


Legion Foundation Awards More Than $500,000 in Grants

The American Legion Child Welfare Foundation, in its 57th year, has awarded $506,683 to 18 non-profit organizations. These grants have been awarded to support worthwhile projects through the dissemination of information to the general public and specific target groups.    Read More

October 13, 2011



Music Alters Autism Therapy

Children eagerly listened and clapped their hands in coordination as they followed the singers’ hand gestures at  “Autism Speaks and Sings: The Power of Music Therapy in the World of Autism”—an informative showcase of the different available music therapies for autistic children. There is... Read More

October 11, 2011

Therapy & Treatment Music Therapy

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