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Autism Consortium Research Symposium 2014

ACS 2014

Word grasp at 12 months may reflect autism symptoms

by  /  24 October 2014
Children later diagnosed with autism understand different types of words at 12 months of age than their typically developing peers, according to unpublished research presented Tuesday at the Autism Consortium Research Symposium in Boston.
ACS 2014

Seizures trigger autism-like behaviors in mice

by  /  23 October 2014
Mice with an extra copy of the autism-linked gene UBE3A show abnormal social behavior after experiencing recurrent seizures. The findings, presented Tuesday at the Autism Consortium Research Symposium in Boston, provide one possible explanation for why seizures and autism often go hand in hand.