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West Mississippi Avenue from Dallas Road to Mount Vernon Avenue will be closed from 5 a.m.-10 p.m. on Saturday, for Normalpalooza.
Nationally acclaimed blues, jazz and rock guitarist Meyer Rossabi has announced the release of his third full length recording The Road To Recovery.
HMM: A Baby's Gaze May Signal Autism, Study Finds. "In a study published Wednesday, researchers using eye-tracking technology found that 3-year-olds diagnosed with autism looked less at people's eyes when they were babies than children who did not develop autism.
The expertise of UMass Medical School faculty and staff in the area of behavior analysis and the role it plays in helping children with disabilities will be featured at the Association for Behavior Analysis International's Second Education Conference in Chicago.
The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation , under the direction of Dr. Jeffrey Borenstein, President & CEO, has announced the latest recipients of its NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Grants .
Ever since John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon appeared in a televised debate in 1960, TV debates have been powerful moments in U.S. presidential campaigns.
New research shows that children with autism are six to eight times more likely to report tummy troubles, like bloating, constipation and diarrhea than other children.
Avonte Oquendo , a nonverbal 14-year-old with severe autism, has been missing since October 4, 2013.
Washington, Nov. 7 : Eye contact with others declines in 2 to 6-month-old infants, who are later diagnosed with autism, a new study has suggested.
We recently received this video link from local non-profit Children's Therapy Center - it presents the story of how one boy is inspiring others through his letter to President Obama.
Autism in infants may have even earlier clues than previously thought, perhaps starting as young as 2 months old, it was reported on Fox News on Nov. 7. Autism in infants may present itself as a decreasing length of time that babies spend looking in the eyes of other people, a new research study suggests.
The brains of children with autism have a higher-than-normal number of connections, and this may be a reason for these kids' social difficulties, according to two new studies.
Usually when we write about fake service animals , it's about perfectly able-bodied people who slap a service vest on their dog so that they can take it into public places.
When and how long a baby looks at other people's eyes offers the earliest behavioural sign to date that a child is likely to develop autism, scientists say.
'30 Rock' Star Judah Friedlander The Boston Comedy Festival is in Somerville this weekend.
A collaborative study conducted by researchers from several organizations, including Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, found that signs of autism are present in the first months of a child's life.
She recently went to a camp that she absolutetly loved. They did alot of swimming,fishing, horse back riding and rode the zip line.
When and how long a baby looks at other people's eyes within the first two to six months offers the earliest signs of whether a child is likely to develop autism, scientists say.
Robertson is president and co-founder of the Austin-based Book App Alliance . It's a newly formed trade association that promotes interactive children's books designed for touch screen devices like the iPad or the Kindle Fire.
A relaxed setting for parent-to-parent support of those caring for individuals with autism.