Daily Archives: December 24, 2012

Top 40 Research Articles of 2012 – Autism

Top 40 Research Articles – ( 40 / 350) The research that asdresearchinitiative believes has contributed greatly to our understanding of ASD and most significantly the care of ASD children. 2012 may be seen by future generations as a breakthrough … Continue reading

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Motor Proficiency and Emotion in Autism

Motor proficiency and emotional/behavioural disturbance in autism and Asperger’s disorder: another piece of the neurological puzzle? http://aut.sagepub.com/content/16/6/627 The relationship of motor proficiency with emotional/behavioural disturbance, autistic symptoms and communication disturbance was investigated in children diagnosed with autism and Asperger’s disorder … Continue reading

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Autism and Brain Volume Trajectories

Trajectories of Early Brain Volume Development in Fragile X Syndrome and Autism http://www.jaacap.com/article/S0890-8567%2812%2900499-6/abstract University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities, NC Objective To examine patterns of early brain growth in young children with … Continue reading

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Sleep Disturbance in Autism.

Children With Autism Sleep Problems and Symptom Severity http://foa.sagepub.com/content/27/4/254 Relationships between the specific sleep problems and specific behavioral problems of children with autism were evaluated. Mothers’ reports of sleep habits and autism symptoms were collected for 109 children with autism. … Continue reading

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Microglia , the brain and Autism – Immune System Connections.

Microglia in the Cerebral Cortex in Autism http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10803-012-1513-0/fulltext.html Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology Comprehensive Autism Center Abstract We immunocytochemically identified microglia in fronto-insular (FI) and visual cortex (VC) in autopsy brains of well-phenotyped subjects with autism and matched … Continue reading

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