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Spectrum: Autism Research News


Alison Bruzek

Science Writer, Freelance

July 2015

Close look at rare syndrome bolsters autism-epilepsy link

by  /  17 July 2015

The first systematic look at adults with the rare seizure disorder Dravet syndrome suggests that nearly two-thirds of them also have autism. The findings add to mounting evidence that epilepsy and autism share biological roots.

March 2015

False diagnoses inflate autism rate in India

by  /  17 March 2015

Rushed doctors and lack of culturally appropriate screening tools are boosting autism diagnoses in India.