Intellectual Disability

Researchers Identify Gene Variations Specifically Associated with Intellectual Disability
Deletions of DNA in a portion of a gene known as NRXN1 may play a role in neurodevelopmental disorders, according to a study published on May 19, 2016 in Genetics in Medicine. In an examination of… Read More
Scientists have found that other disorders including intellectual disability can confuse the diagnosis of autism. This provides a possible explanation for at least some of the dramatic recent rise in… Read More
For an infant, crying is an effective form of communication, reliably summoning a parent in times of need. But new research in mice suggests that a genetic abnormality associated with autism alters… Read More