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Autism Enigma

Autism Enigma

A fresh perspective on autism research with the developing "Bacterial Theory" of autism. The fastest-growing developmental disorder in the industrialized world, autism has increased an astounding 600 per cent over the last 20 years. Science cannot say why. Some say it's triggered by environmental factors and point to another intriguing statistic: 70... Read More

December 8, 2011

Autism Research

Small Babies Have Bigger Risk of Autism

Small Babies Have Bigger Risk of Autism

Appearing under Time Magazine's The Top 10 Everything of 2011, this summary of a research finding reports that premature babies who weigh less than 4.5 lb. (2 kg) at birth are five times as likely as babies born at a normal weight to be diagnosed with an autism-spectrum disorder (ASD).   ... Read More

December 7, 2011

Autism Research

Expressway: A Big Brother’s View of Autism

Expressway: A Big Brother’s View of Autism

States older brother, James P. Wallace, 11, a sixth-grader to Joey, who has Autism, "I get mad when I see my classmates making fun of students with special needs in the hallways. I wish everyone could understand how hard it is for people like my brother to just get through the... Read More

December 2, 2011

Family Matters Siblings