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Families with two autistic children sought for new study that hopes to discover genetic, neurobiological causes of disorder

Families with two autistic children sought for new study that hopes to discover genetic, neurobiological causes of disorder

Posted: June 10, 1997

In a major effort to discover the genetic causes of autism and develop intervention programs to assist children with the severe developmental disorder, an interdisciplinary team of University of Washington researchers has begun a nationwide effort to recruit at least 200 families with two or more autistic children for a new $5.6 million study. Read more »


Anti-Violence Curriculum Gets Good Grade

Anti-Violence Curriculum Gets Good Grade

Posted: May 27, 1997

A scientific evaluation of an anti-violence curriculum developed in Seattle and used in over 10,000 schools throughout the US and Canada reveals that the curriculum is successful in reducing aggressive behaviors in elementary school-aged children. Read more »