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Peabody hosts sensory-friendly concert for autistic listeners
Published April 5, 2019
The interactive concert, held in partnership with advocacy organization the Musical Autist, is designed to appeal to people with neurological differences
U.S. autism rate rises, CDC report finds
Published May 1, 2018
Prevalence of autism spectrum disorder was 1 in 59 among 8-year-olds in 2014, including 1 in 38 among boys
State mandates lead to increases in autism care
Published Oct 10, 2017
Findings strengthen case for expanding coverage, Bloomberg School researcher says
Autism research
Tooth fairy in the lab
Published July 28, 2017
Scientists study unexpected source of information about in utero exposure to harmful materials: baby teeth
Protecting health, civil rights of those with autism
Published March 8, 2017
Trump administration policies—official and unofficial—threaten those with autism and other disabilities, public health experts say / New England Journal of Medicine
Overcoming language challenges
Published March 3, 2017
Study shows how some adults with autism compensate for childhood language difficulties associated with the disorder / School of Medicine
What we know—and don't know—about autism
Published Feb 27, 2017
The prevalence of autism is on the rise, but its causes are unknown—though there is no evidence to support a link between vaccines and autism
The science is clear: Vaccines are safe, effective
Published Jan 11, 2017
Public health expert Daniel Salmon discusses vaccine safety and the potential hazards posed by fewer children being vaccinated
Autism rates unchanged
Published April 1, 2016
Rates had risen since the 1960s, though researchers aren't sure why
Obesity and autism risk
Published Jan 29, 2016
School of Public Health study of more than 2,700 mother-child pairs offers new evidence that autism develops in utero / School of Public Health