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In the 21st century, many parents are slowing down, questioning what they've been told, and discovering that preparing themselves for having a baby can save them from a lifetime of regrets.
Today the CDC announced a 72 percent increase in the diagnosis of autism over the past four years. One of every 50 children aged 6 years to 17 years has an autism spectrum diagnosis.
A questionnaire could help identify children at risk for autism in their first year of life, new research shows, and that could affect how early child...
My 10-year-old autistic daughter, Emma, woke up in the middle of the night crying. Her screams of pain, the result of intense pressure in her ears, were like the sounds of an animal under attack.
Emma is my daughter, who happens to have autism. The autism piece is complicated. The beautiful little girl/daughter piece is not.
A more useful metaphor for autism than "spectrum" is "cloud". Individuals with autism are better represented by points distributed in a multi-dimensional space.
Children of mothers who have autoimmune diseases such as type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and celiac disease have up to a three times greater ris...
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