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Promise seen in possible treatment for autism spectrum disorder – MIT News

Human chromosome 16p11.2 deletion syndrome is brought on by the absence of about 27 genes on chromosome 16. This deletion is characterised by mental incapacity; impaired language, communication, and socialization expertise; and autism spectrum disorder or ASD. Research from the laboratories of Mark Bear at MIT and Jacqueline Crawley on the University …

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Autism awareness at A&M – Texas A&M The Battalion

Averi Fister, a graduate of the Postsecondary Access and Training in Human Services (PATHS) Program at Texas A&M who has Asperger syndrome, stated that obstacles have been introduced resulting from her incapacity that she needed to overcome at a younger age. “I have Aspergers, it got miscategorized as ADHD for …

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