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In honor and in memory

of Dr. Bernard Rimland,

Autism Pioneer and Advocate

 Issue: # 42                           

October / November 2019

Dear Subscriber,


This e-newsletter provides obstetricians, pediatricians, and nurses with links to the latest research on ways to understand and to help children and adults on the autism spectrum.  Please feel free to send us your comments and feedback to: [email protected]


Previous issues of this e-newsletter can be viewed at: www.ClinicalResearchInAutism.com.


Steve Edelson, Ph.D. and Lenny Schafer


[Original article appeared in American Journal of Perinatology] 
Cognitive Behavioral Treatment of Insomnia in School-aged Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
[Original article appeared in Autism Research]
Prozac Proves No Better Than a Placebo in Treating Kids with Autism
[Original article appeared in JAMA]
Psychotropic Medication Prescribing for Neuropsychiatric Comorbidities in Individuals Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in the UK
Approximately one-third of the identified cohort was prescribed at least one psychotropic medication. Although the medications approved to manage the symptoms of ASD are limited, the prescribing of such medications is increasing.
[Original article appeared in Journal of Autism and Develop-mental Disorders]
Vitamins and Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Help Children with Autism
[Original article appeared in Pediatrics]