Small, early babies face increased autism risk

06/2/2008 | Forbes

Tiny infants and those born early are twice as likely to develop autism, with premature girls facing five times the average risk, according to a new U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study published in the June issue of Pediatrics. That could improve screening of such children said study author Diana Schendel, lead health scientist at the CDC's National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities.

View Full Article in:


Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Director of Professional Services
Engaging Schools, Inc.
Cambridge, MA
Principal at Timberland Charter Academy
Timberland Charter Academy
Muskegon, MI
VP - Partnership Operations
Discovery Communications
Silver Spring, MD
Principal at Hamtramck Academy
National Heritage Academies
Hamtramck, MI
Technical Assistance Associate (8330)
American Institute for Researcher
Chicago, IL