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The Autism Research Institute (ARI) is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization focused on conducting and sponsoring research aimed at improving the quality of life for today’s generation of children and adults with autism spectrum disorders. Donations are tax-deductible. Fed ID No. 95-2548452;
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A novel study measured the effects of sleeping in a “cleanroom,” that is, a room devoid of pollutants, contaminants, etc., on the oxidative stress, immune dysregulation, and behavior in 10 children with ASD. Interestingly, the five younger children showed improvement, whereas the older ones exhibited a worsening in behavior. Despite the mixed results, the authors encourage larger, controlled studies in the future.
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