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Schools sought for ASD transition trial

Great Ormond Street Hospital’s Social Communication Disorders Clinic is looking for schools in the London area to join a research study regarding children with...

Brain scan for autism

New insights into the causes of autism may be just around the corner according to US researchers studying brain activity in very young children. The...

Autism and intelligence

Simon Baron-Cohen, Rosa Hoekstra, Francesca Happé and Angelica Ronald shed new light on the relationship between learning difficulties and autism

Antidepressants can harm autistic children

Antidepressants commonly prescribed to children with autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) may do more harm than good, according to a new study by the Cochrane...

Legal help for autistic

Those with autism who feel their rights are been denied should have greater recourse to legal redress following the introduction of a new Autism...

Urine test for autism

A simple urine test to determine if a child has autism may be on its way, following a joint research project by Imperial College...

NHS failing children with autism

Thousands of children with autism have to live with mental health problems because the NHS does not know how to help them, says a...

New website for teenagers with autism

A new website designed specifically for teenagers on the autistic spectrum was launched by the Autism Education Trust (AET) in May. “The Den” is...

Autism champion up for award

Anna Kennedy, the founder of Hillingdon Autistic Care and Support, has been nominated as one of the finalists in the Extraordinary Women Awards 2010....

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