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Pediatric Collections: Autism Spectrum Disorder
Over the last 15 years the progress in awareness and research about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has been abundant. Through advances in genetics and genomics, more than 100 genes and genomic regions have been confidently associated with ASD, with new ASD risk genes being identified regularly. While these discoveries may someday usher in new therapies within the area of personalized medicine, what are we as pediatricians to do to support individuals with ASD and their families today? The answer is: plenty. This custom collection consists of important studies, expert recommendations, and practice pathways that inform pediatricians about practical ways to improve the lives of children with ASD and their families.