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researchers, doctors and others work together to help a family and their autistic child. Family is at the center of a flower, and the researchers are moving the petals into place.

Medical ‘home’ programs offer coordinated care for autistic people

by ,  /  13 August 2019
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Webinar: Raphael Bernier examines CHD8 mutations in autism

30 October 2019
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What matters for protein linked to autism? Location, location, location

by  /  14 August 2019

Spectrum is an editorially independent division of the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative.

The deep emotional ties between depression and autism

by  /  31 July 2019

Autistic people are four times as likely to experience depression over the course of their lives as their neurotypical peers. Yet researchers know little about why, or how best to help.

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