Tag Archives: Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism rate rises to 1 in 68 children

According to a new estimate issued March 27 by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) the number of kids with autism has risen sharply. The data identifies 1 in 68 children (1 in 42 boys and 1 in 189 girls) … Continue reading

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Does inducing labor lead to autism?

A new study published this week in JAMA Pediatrics concludes that children born to mothers who had labor induced or augmented (sped up) were more likely to develop autism. Study authors from Duke Medicine said physicians should not hesitate to induce when … Continue reading

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Autism Treatment Network Launches Medicine Safety Tool Kit

About twice a month, the Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network releases tool kits that contain educational tools designed to support families and providers of children affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder or other neurodevelopmental disabilities. Tool kits may also be targeted directly … Continue reading

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