Monthly Archives: November 2010

Prenatal Exposure to Maternal Infection and Autism Spectrum Disorders

In a recent study, Atladóttir et al. found correlations between prenatal exposure to maternal infection and the development of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in children. It has been suggested that prenatal exposure to maternal infections may increase the risk of children developing ASD. Atladóttir et al. set out to investigate the relationship between maternal hospitalization [...]

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Further Investigation of the Use of Behavioral Intervention to Improve Working Memory

In a recent study, Lisa Baltruschat and other CARD researchers found evidence suggesting that behavioral intervention may improve working memory in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Many children with ASD exhibit deficits in areas of executive functioning including working memory, the ability to simultaneously store and process information. In a previous study, Lisa Baltruschat [...]

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PRESS CONFERENCE – Center for Autism Releases the Findings of a 3 Year Study

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CARD and the U.S. Marines Join Forces to Help Children in Need to this Holiday Season

The Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Inc. (CARD), considered the world’s largest organization effectively treating children with autism, has announced it has officially kicked off the Marines Toys for Tots toy drive for the holiday season. The event benefits less fortunate youngsters in the community. The toy drive will take place at CARD’s 20 [...]

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Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh to Receive Winokur Research Award from the American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists

The Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Inc. (CARD), the world’s largest provider of top-quality behavioral intervention services to children with autism, has announced Founder and Executive Director Doreen Granpeesheh, PhD, BCBA-D, has been awarded the 2011 American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists (AACP) Winokur Award for her research article, “Retrospective Analysis of Clinical Records in [...]

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Press Conference / CARD’s New Study Reveals Children Recover from Autism

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CARD’s New Study Reveals Children Recover from Autism / KPNX Reports

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Press Conference – Holly Baumann Photography-Commercial & Fine Art Photography

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STUDY REVEALS CHILDREN RECOVER FROM AUTISM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMEDIA CONTACT:Daphne PlumpTel: 661-478-6512 The Center for Autism and Related Disorders announces the outcomes of its study on 14 children with autism, who achieved substantial levels of growth, including the removal of the autism diagnosis with nearly half of the participants. A landmark study conducted by the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, [...]

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New Study Suggests Kids Can ‘Recover’ From Autism

By Lisa Sigell, CBS/LA Reporter A new study by the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) suggests that kids who have autism can recover with the help of intensive behavioral therapy over a three-year period. The report was released today by the Phoenix-based group’s founder and executive director, Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh. Fourteen children were [...]

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