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Conference Report: Changing the Course of Autism

Posted by: lorene.amet@gmail.com | Posted on: October 6th, 2014 | 1 Comments

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Changing the course of autism: The science and intervention 

L Amet1*, M Hornig2, N Antonucci3, M Herbert4, M Snape5, V Stejskal6, D Siniscalco7,8,9

The international conference, “Changing the Course of Autism: the Science and Intervention”, organised by the UK charities Autism Treatment Trust (ATT) and Treating Autism (TA), provided a platform for a panel of international autism researchers and clinicians to present their latest research, current understanding of the pathologies associated with autism and interventions targeting these pathologies. The conference was held at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, in Scotland, on the 12th and 13th of June 2013.

Paper here: Amet et al 2014 OA Autism

Amet L, Hornig M, Antonucci N, Herbert M, Snape M, Stejskal V, Siniscalco D. Changing the course of autism: The science and intervention. OA Autism 2014 Jan 10;2(1):1.

*Corresponding author Email: l.amet@autismtreatment.co.uk

1 Autism Treatment Plus, Edinburgh, Scotland 2 Columbia University, New York, USA 3 Biomedical Centre for Autism Research and Treatment, Bari, Italy 4 Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA. 5 Autism Therapeutics Ltd, London, UK 6 Stockholm University, MELISA MEDICA foundation, Stockholm, Sweden 7 Second University of Naples, Napoli, Italy 8 Centre for Autism– La Forza del Silenzio, Caserta, Italy 9 Cancellautismo – non-profit association for autism care, Florence, Italy

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