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Autism Speaks Announces New Round of Research Grants

Research and Autism News

September 29, 2012- "Autism Speaks Announces New Round of Research Grants"-  Autism Speaks has recently announced the awarding of new research grants totaling nearly $5 million. These grants will go towards investigating pre- and post-natal environmental risk factors and their interaction with autism risk genes, prenatal supplements for reducing autism risk, web-based autism screening tools, new approaches for teaching language to nonverbal children with autism, an intervention to expand food choices for those who are picky eaters, and more. The article also details the specifics of who is awarded each grant and what type of research they will conduct.