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05 December, 2013 - Huffington Post

On November 7, 2012, Emmanuelle Assor found out that her son had been diagnosed with autism — but her family’s story with the disorder began long before then. In a two-part series published this week, she details how they first found out their son...

05 December, 2013 - SAC

Registration for SAC's 50th anniversary conference, from May 7-10, 2014 in Ottawa, is now open! Click here to register.

04 December, 2013 - The Guardian

Yale University researchers have discovered that administering low doses of oxytocin to children with autism might temporarily help improve the success of behavioural therapies. The team of neuroscientists, led by director Kevin Pelphrey, used a...

04 December, 2013 - Huffington Post

Clinical social worker Marguerite Manteau-Rao reflects on what it is that makes life important in the wake of spending Thanksgiving in the dementia care community. Read the Huffington Post story here.  

04 December, 2013 - Science World Report

Scientists at Germamy’s Technische Universitaete Muenchen (TUM) are working on improvements to current cochlear implant technology that could improve both hearing and speech learning for children and adults. The research team is using acoustic...

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