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CHDD Outlook

News from the Center on Human Development and Disability at the University of Washington Health Sciences Center

CHDD Outlook Archive (1999-2009)

Winter 2009
Vol. 20, #1
  • Newborn Screening Update
  • Adolescent Health Transition
  • New CHDD Research Affiliates
  • Mirror Neurons Key to Social Skills: Researchers Explore Differences in Children with ASDs
Spring 2008
Vol. 19, #1
  • Social Interest is Crucial: Understanding Obstacles to Language Learning in Children with ASD
  • X vs. Y: Sex Chromosomes and Brain Development
  • Gene Repeat Research May Guide Therapies for the X-Linked Neurodegenerative Disorder FXTAS
  • Improving Inclusive Classrooms
Fall 2007
Vol. 18, #2
  • New Joubert syndrome gene discovered
  • Helping families raise children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
  • CHDD addresses complex legal and ethical issues related to growth limitation
  • Nicotine, dopamine, and behavior disorders
Spring 2007
Vol. 18, #1
  • Hunting proteins to diagnose neurological disorders
  • Finding better treatments for emotional and behavioral disorders
  • Improving the mental health of Infants in foster care
  • Head Start Outreach: Training teachers in best practices
Summer 2006
Vol. 17, #2
  • Supporting children's development by supporting families who are homeless
  • Deciphering viral defenses: CMV
  • Youth with FASD and the law: Helping them stay straight
  • Children with autism see faces differently: Brain scans may diagnose disorder in toddlers
  • Preventing infections, protecting the developing brain
  • Expanding medical care for children with autism spectrum disorders
  • Pediatric Neurogenetics team: Diagnosing rare disorders
  • Thousands of genes at a Time: microarray core component helps design microarray experiments
  • Implications of skull shape: Possible links between subtle malformations and developmental delays
  • Brain studies show distinctions in persons with FASD
  • Use of assistive technology by persons with spina bifida
  • Interdisciplinary team provides new diagnoses and insights for children in mental health treatment
  • Screening young children for later-onset hearing loss
  • Role of the p53 gene in neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative disorders
  • Imaging the brain to help unravel autism's mysteries
  • Bright Futures for Early Childhood health initiative
  • Refining functional MRI analyses for more accurate results
  • CHDD and the Developmental Disabilities Council
  • Fragile X methylation and mosaicism: research advances
  • Promoting health in adults with developmental disabilities
  • Social workers as part of CHDD's interdisciplinary teams
  • Role of dopamine in movement disorders and addiction
  • Developmental consequences of infant-caregiver attachment
  • Distance learning program to promote children's oral health
  • Animal model of epilepsy arising from traumatic brain injury
  • Project ACCESS: Technology tools to assist people with cognitive disabilities
  • Treating Tourette syndrome
  • Functional MRI helps correlate FAS brain damage and functioning
  • Preventing behavior problems in Head Start preschoolers
  • Counseling and Advice on Reproductive Exposures: CARE Northwest
  • Possible role of Epo in preventing newborn brain damage from lack of oxygen
  • Nutrition and feeding problems
  • Joubert syndrome research
  • Immigrant and refugee children with developmental disabilities
  • Apoptosis: programmed cell death in neurons of the CNS
  • PKU Clinic
  • Pediatric Audiology Clinic
  • Huntington's disease research
  • Medical Genetics Clinic, Neurogenetics Clinic
  • Neural Plasticity
  • Dementia in HIV patients
  • Improving health care access for adults with developmental disabilities
  • Glial cell reactivity in traumatic brain injury and epilepsy
  • Interdisciplinary online training at CHDD
  • Tuberous sclerosis and epileptic seizures
  • Down syndrome: brains may be wired differently
  • Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) and new imaging techniques
  • Access-IT: Making information technology available to all
  • Center on Infant Mental Health and Development established
  • X chromosome inactivation
  • Craniofacial disorders
  • Legal rights of people with disabilities
Winter 2001
Vol. 13, #2
  • Autism Center established
  • Primary immunodeficiency
  • CHDD Open House
  • Employment Training Program
Fall 2000
Vol. 13, #1
  • GBS infection
  • Neurodegenerative diseases
  • Parenting skills for homeless mothers
  • Ketogenic diet to treat intractable epilepsy
Winter 2000
Vol. 12, #2
  • Hereditary neuralgic amyotrophy (HNA)
  • Fragile X syndrome
  • Childcare and children with special needs
  • Community Disability Policy Initiative
Fall 1999
Vol. 12, #1
  • Pesticide exposure and the developing brain
  • Social competence in children with developmental delays
  • Impacts of DNA testing on symptom-free people at risk for genetic diseases
  • Improving health care for adults with developmental disabilities
Summer 1999
Vol. 11, #3
  • Effects of drug therapy on the developing brain
  • Clues to epilepsy in non-neuronal cells
  • Services for children with autism spectrum disorders
  • Early intervention for children in foster care
Fall 1997
Vol. 9, #3
  • Brain and behavior links
  • Language impainnent
  • Early markers and outcomes
  • Brain chemistry and structure
  • Genes
Fall 1996
Vol. 9, #3
  • AHU focuses on youth at risk
  • Head StarVECEAP
  • Childhood epilepsy
Fall 1996
Vol. 9, #1
  • FAS diagnostic aid
  • Health promotion
  • Pregnancy outcomes

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