In this months blog: researchers have found a way to predict autism at a younger age which could help with earlier intervention. May marks the annual International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR. A nerve called the C-tactile (CT), which is found only under hairy skin and carries information about our social interactions. There is new clinical research about the connection between the two neurological conditions of autism and epilepsy. A new study published in the journal Exceptional Children found that children with a low IQ are capable of learning to read. Coulter Video has just released a new DVD on puberty and sexuality for boys on the autism spectrum.
On June 9, the Globe and Mail ran an article about the discovery of the complex genetic architecture of autism. This discovery may make is possible to predict autism through a DNA test at birth or even before; however it will only indicate 10 percent of those who will develop autism.