This Week In Autism News 5

This week’s news includes reports on several recently published studies relating to genetic science and the environmental impact of autism, as well as an update on a number of economic and rights issues receiving coverage in the media. Again we will try to link to scientific articles if available.


In the meantime, let us know in the comments section what autism news stories you’ve been reading, and we may just feature them in next week’s post! 


NBC News LA: Lawsuit Against School District Alleges Mistreatment of Child With Autism


Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative“Resting” autism brains still hum with activity


George Washington University School of Medicine: Study Finds Potential Solution for Feeding, Swallowing Difficulties in Children with DiGeorge Syndrome, Autism


Disability Scoop: Congress Eyeing Tax-Free Disability Savings Accounts


Harvard Gazette: Toxic chemicals linked to brain disorders in children


Scientific AmericanAutism Clusters Found in California’s Major Cities


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