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Special Reports Curated collections of articles on special topics in autism.
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What baby siblings can teach us about autism

by  /  16 August 2017

Studies of infants at risk for autism have not yielded a test to predict who will eventually be diagnosed. But they have transformed our understanding of the condition.

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Spectrum Stories: Learning from baby siblings

by  /  16 August 2017

Many parents with children on the spectrum enroll their newborns in research — to advance the field and to bring benefits to families such as theirs.

Parents’ interactions with infants may alleviate autism features

by  /  12 June 2017

Teaching parents to respond to cues from babies at high risk of autism eases the severity of autism features at age 3.

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