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The Kids Who Beat Autism
August 4, 2014

In May, another set of researchers published a study that tracked 85 children from their autism diagnosis (at age 2) for nearly two decades and found that about 9 percent of them no longer met the criteria for the disorder. The research, led by Catherine Lord, a renowned leader in the diagnosis and evaluation of autism who directs a large autism center and teaches at Weill Cornell Medical College, referred to those who were no longer autistic as “very positive outcome.”

Read more:  http://mobile.nytimes.com/2014/08/03/magazine/the-kids-who-beat-autism.html

 

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