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Chromosome 15q Duplication and Autism

Mike Porath, editor-in-chief of Sphere.com, writes about his autistic daughter being diagnosed with Chromosome 15q Duplication Syndrome.

The article states that Chromosome 15q Duplication Syndrome is “the most frequently identified chromosome mutation in people with autism”. (Keep in mind that we are still learning about chromosomes and their impact on autism, so this information may change rapidly.)

The article can be found here:
“Answer to Autism Lifts Parents’ Faith”

Thanks to Mom for sending along this article. 🙂

By |2016-10-05T06:46:12+00:00December 11th, 2009|Categories: Autism, Research|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Chromosome 15q Duplication and Autism

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Dr. Stephanie Sarkis is a National Certified Counselor (NCC), Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), and AMHCA Diplomate and Clinical Specialist in Child and Adolescent Counseling based in Tampa Bay, Florida, where she specializes in the treatment of ADD/ADHD. Dr. Sarkis conducts evaluations, testing, diagnosis, and counseling services. She also is a public speaker, consultant, coach, and is a facilitator in collaborative law.