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Autism affects one in every 166 children living in the United States. Diane and her guests discuss what is known about the disorder, possible treatments, and a new national database to help aid in education and understanding of autism.
- Rebecca Landa Director of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders and REACH Research program at Kennedy Krieger Institute.
- Paul Law, MD Director of Medical Informatics at the Kennedy Krieger Institute.
- Dan Olmsted senior editor at U.P.I.
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