Study: Parents' reports of children's autism symptoms differ by race

(Georgia State University) Racial differences in parents' reports of concerns about their child's development to healthcare providers may contribute to delayed diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in black children, according to a study led by Georgia State University.
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This study presented 31 of 100 children needed further diagnostic work up and early intervention. Therefore, pediatricians should not underestimate speech delay. On the other hand, due to the fact that, the regulations to receive special education and therapy often create anxiety for the parents, we think that this system needs to be updated and special education support should be determined by the special needs of each child. PMID: 30325123 [PubMed - in process]
Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Tags: Turk J Pediatr Source Type: research
Millions of adults in the United States are currently living with what is termed chronic childhood conditions —childhood-onset conditions, about which adult providers often receive minimal training—and another half million youths with special health care needs enter adulthood each year and will undergo transition from pediatric to adult care. Here, the authors review the important otolaryngologic manife stations of several of these chronic childhood conditions, including autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy, and Down syndrome, as well as the primary care providers’ role in caring for transitioning tra...
Source: Medical Clinics of North America - Category: Primary Care Authors: Source Type: research
(Princeton University) A new study published this week found that the social lives of sweat bees -- named for their attraction to perspiration -- are linked to patterns of activity in specific genes, including ones linked to autism.
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(Children's Hospital of Philadelphia) A new study reveals that children with developmental delays, including autism spectrum disorder (ASD), are up to 50 percent more likely to be overweight or obese compared with the general population.
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Authors: Sevincok D, Kutlu A, Memis CO, Dogan B, Cakaloz B, Sevincok L PMID: 30322805 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Asian Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Asian J Psychiatr Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 17 October 2018Source: Epilepsy &BehaviorAuthor(s): Jamie K. Capal, Christopher Carosella, Elora Corbin, Paul S. Horn, Rebecca Caine, Patricia Manning-CourtneyAbstractObjectivesThe association between autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and epilepsy is well-known. Abnormalities on electroencephalography (EEG) results have been reported in patients with ASD without a history of seizures. However, little is known about the relationship between abnormalities on EEG results and the core features of ASD. The purpose of the study was to determine the relationship between the presence of epilepsy...
Source: Epilepsy and Behavior - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
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Researchers say that we now know of 102 genes that are associated with autism.
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