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  • Guest blog: Schizophrenia milestone holds lessons for autism
    21 July 2014
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    A long-awaited report, published today in Nature, confirms that with access to tens of thousands of genomes, researchers can identify common genetic risk factors for a complex neuropsychiatric disorder.

  • Guest blog: Charting collaborations in autism research
    18 July 2014
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    Autism researchers collaborate a great deal, says Helen Tager-Flusberg, and collaboration has increased over the past five years — most likely reflecting the maturation of the field and the greater opportunities to meet.

  • Remembering Lorna Wing (1928-2014)
    15 July 2014
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    Lorna Wing, who died in June, was the modest, kind and thoughtful mother of a daughter with severe autism. She was also a towering figure in the history of autism research, and her contributions to our understanding of autism cannot be overestimated.

  • Language grows in diverse ways in children with autism
    11 July 2014
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    The language abilities of children with autism vary widely in early childhood, but become more predictable after age 6, reports a 17-year study.

  • Wealthy nations dole out big doses of autism drugs
    8 July 2014
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    Doctors in European countries prescribe more medications to people with autism than do doctors in Asian countries, reports a study of 30 countries, published 3 June in Autism Research.

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