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Angelman syndrome: Bellwether for genetic therapy in autism

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Webinar: Evelina Fedorenko discusses language processing in autism

28 November 2018
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Siblings of children with autism have social, emotional problems

by  /  11 October 2018

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

Unlocking the secrets of fragile X in Colombia

by  /  10 October 2018

A remote Colombian town is home to the world’s largest cluster of people with fragile X syndrome. Scientists are learning from them — and trying to help.

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