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Two studies conducted through the University of Colorado examined medical records for more than 8,000 children with autism and found that approximately one in four children engage in self-injurious behavior.

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Here's another great success story-
Jory Fleming, a 22 year old with autism, was awarded the Rhodes Scholarhip and will be attending the University of Oxford in England.

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New :prose app, developed by Smartstones, offers an easy to use assisted-communication program which allows kids to associate phrases with gestures such as swiping.

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Researcher team from McMaster University identified how mutations in a gene called DIXDC1 impaired the growth of synapses impeding brain activity. It is this impairment that can disrupt normal functioning and lead to developmental and behavioral problems

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A study appearing in the Journal of Child Psychiatry and Psychology reveals that children with autism who are in a large class size and with opportunities to connect with classmates may help them increase social skills.

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The lack of information provided by Trump on the campaign trail regarding disability issues along with a Republican majority House and Senate has advocates scrambling.

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According to a study published in JAMA Psychiatry, a common drug for diabetes, metformin, can reverse weight gain in children with autism who take antipsychotic medications.

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Which states offer the best services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities?

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Our thoughts and prayers are with the Ounkham family and that Andrew comes home safely!
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