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Tag: pain

May 2021
Woman is holding her fingers to her forehead in pain.

Pain keeps autistic women and girls home from work, school

by  /  4 May 2021

More autistic women and girls report daily pain than do men and boys with the condition.

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October 2020
Young woman during birth.

Epidurals linked to slightly higher autism odds, but connection is unclear

by  /  13 October 2020

Women who receive epidural anesthesia during labor have an elevated chance of having a child with autism, a new study has found. But it is too soon for doctors to recommend against epidurals, experts say.

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July 2020
portraits of Michelle Failla and David Moore

Webinar: Michelle Failla and David Moore on pain in autism

 /  29 July 2020

On 29 July, Michelle Failla and David Moore gave a webinar on pain in autism, which focused on sensations, emotions and behaviors.

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November 2019
human figure outline with various parts drawn in, showing pain

Autistic children disproportionately affected by chronic pain

by  /  13 November 2019

Children with autism are about twice as likely as their typical peers to experience chronic or repeated pain.

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