Luyster RJ, Powell C, Tager-Flusberg H, Nelson CA.
Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders, Emerson College, United States; Harvard Medical School/Boston Children's Hospital, United States.
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So much is happening in the world of autism—from news reports, to new scientific developments and information on the latest research studies—that sometimes it’s hard to keep up. The Autism Consortium eNewsletter will keep you informed and up-to-date on important news, events and studies.
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Patient navigation, a relatively new area of care management, aims to reduce health disparities in underserved populations and address barriers to patient care. The Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at Boston Medical Center (BMC) received a Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) multi-year grant to conduct a... Read More
The Autism Consortium is pleased to announce the start of a new multisite collaborative clinical research study. The project Discovering Biomarkers in Autism: Bridging Basic Research with Clinical Research involves 16 clinicians from:
There is no Top Ten list of best presents for a child with autism. Something that one child would absolutely love could be too complicated, too loud, or not interesting to another child with autism. So we asked parents about their child’s most loved toys.
• The game (and the... Read More
Reading about another person's beliefs engages 'Theory of Mind' processes and elicits highly reliable brain... Read More
Leading physicians and scientists at Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH) formed the collaborative Translational Neuroscience Center (TNC) in January to improve the lives of children and adolescents with brain and other nervous system disorders. Mustafa Sahin, MD, PhD, an autism researcher and director of the TNC, told the Autism Consortium... Read More
“There are many types of friends. Boyfriends, girlfriends, regular friends, close friends, trustful friends. Making regular friends is pretty easy, but making true friends is pretty, well really hard.” – 13-year-old participant
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The Autism Division of the Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services has announced an Open Enrollment period from October 7, 2013 and Ends on October 18, 2013 for the Autism Waiver Program. This program provides intensive community and home-based services to 200 children under age 9 in Massachusetts with autism whose needs are severe... Read More