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Treating autism: Accelerating research for ASD

April 13, 2016

Treating autism: Accelerating research for ASD

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There is no known cure for autism. Instead, the hope of a cure is often replaced by the reality of what can be done—therapies and interventions that help manage autism’s varied symptoms and associated behaviors. But what if there were medications that could reduce or even eliminate the “core deficits”—the main neurological difficulties—of autism spectrum […]

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Tags: adolescent psychiatry, ASD, autism, autism spectrum disorders, child, Child and Adult Neurodevelopmental (CAN) Clinic, childrens health, Dr.James T. McCracken, Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA, spectrum, spectrum disorders