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Living With Autism

January 17, 2011

More children are being diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder than ever before. Researchers are making strides and uncovering new information about a disorder that's only been studied for about 20 years. But for families whose autistic children will soon reach adulthood, their greatest challenges may still lie ahead.


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More children are being diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder than ever before. Researchers are making strides and uncovering new information about a disorder that's only been studied for about 20 years. But for families whose autistic children will soon reach adulthood, their greatest challenges may still lie ahead.


Related Links

Center for Excellence in Autism Research

The Watson Institute

ABOARD (Advisory Board on Autism and Related Disorders)

 


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