The current study is now the largest one to have investigated the safety of the MMR vaccine, which makes its findings all the more powerful.
This week, Fraser will break ground in Woodbury on what will be the organization’s seventh mental health clinic and first-ever east-metro location.
It seems as if children with ASD are able to achieve greater independence if they have a basic tutorial in how to navigate a space, Julie Irish said.
Cambridge researchers decided to conduct a real-world social psychology experiment to see if the number of empathic traits an individual has is a good predictor of altruistic behavior.
SPARK is a national research study with a goal of enlisting some 50,000 people with autism and their families. The University of Minnesota is participating.
Psychologist Christian Jarrett lists 10 of the most “erroneous psychological intuitions [that] are widely believed among the public and are stubbornly persistent.”
In his lab on the university’s West Bank campus, Elison, who was recently awarded a prestigious McKnight Land-Grant professorship, studies brain scans of infants as young as 3 months.
The end goal, explains MPS’ Amy Johnson, is for everyone in a school community to feel ownership over the success of all of the kids.
An analysis of all the data found that the children with an older sibling with autism were more likely to develop the condition — whether or not they were vaccinated.
With six busy children under the age of 5 plus one preteen boy, the house is bursting at the seams.
The organization, the largest provider of autism services in the Midwest, now serves adults and children with more than 60 types of mental and physical disabilities.
With its new Northeast Minneapolis preschool for children with autism, St. David’s Center hopes to build a trusting relationship with the city’s Somali community.
As St. David’s Center prepares to expand the reach of its children’s mental-health services, one mother expresses her gratitude.
The targeted therapies include everything from “chelating” agents (which bind to chemicals in the body) to hyperbaric oxygen chambers and clay baths.
The new data show that 1 in 68 children had autism in 2010 — a 30 percent higher rate than previous estimates.
The study analyzed data for 2.6 million people born to 1.4 million men in Sweden between 1973 and 2001.
The list includes pesticides, industrial solvents and everyday products used in homes.
The data for the U of M study was collected from the school and medical records of more than 5,000 Minneapolis children.
In 2011-2012 as many as 1 in 50 U.S. children between the ages of 6 and 17 were diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder or related developmental disorder.
“The mothers who took folic acid supplements in early pregnancy had a 40 percent reduction in the risk of having a child with autism,” said lead author Dr. Paul Suren.