UC David MIND Institute Research

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New research shows how one gene can impact how neurons use energy and result in social differences and repetitive behavior, like those seen in autism. This information is useful for developing medications to help treat autism. Take a look. http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/mindinstitute/6866

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Dr. Simon Wallace Podcast – Virtual Environments Helping Those with Autism

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Take a listen to this podcast from the journal Autism featuring Dr. Simon Wallace discussing using immersive virtual environments to help those with autism.  Here is the link: http://aut.sagepub.com/content/suppl/2012/05/31/1362361310363283.DC1/AUT_2012_14_3_Wallace.mp3  

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ACT Welcomes Sakina

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We are also pleased to announce another new staff member at ACT. Sakina earned a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology with a specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and will be completing her BCBA certification this September. She was on staff at ACT briefly several years ago and has worked in the fields of autism

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Autism Speaks Applied Behavior Analysis Toolkit

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Autism Speaks has new, free tool kits for parents on Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Behavioral Heath Treatments, and Toilet Training. Check them out!  Here is the link: http://www.autismspeaks.org/science/resources-programs/autism-treatment-network/atn-air-p-applied-behavior-analysis

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