Saturday, October 20, 2012

Autism drug study involves South Florida children


A global clinical trial involving South Florida children is studying a drug that — if proven safe and effective — would deliver a dose of hope to the autism community.
ConnectMe, an international initiative with more than 85 study centers in the United States and 185 worldwide, is investigating the effects of memantine on children with autism, Asperger's and atypical autism (also called pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified, or PDD-NOS). The hope is it will help treat the communication and social limitations at the heart of these disorders.
Click HERE to read the whole story at Sun-Sentinel.com 

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