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By Keith S. Wexler, MBA, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Prenatal Diagnosis and Biotech/Life Sciences Consultant, GENASSIST, Inc.

Paul Wexler, M.D., F.A.C.O.G., Medical Director, GENASSIST, Inc.

Clinical Professor, Department of OB/GYN, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

Clinical Professor, Division of Genetics/Dept. of Pediatrics, Univ. of Colorado/The Children’s Hospital

Autism Spectrum Disorders – Variable Without Specific Title:

  • Mutations or deletions in the CTNAP2 gene at chromosome 7q35-36 have been reported in some of these cases.

[*A recent study, that is ongoing, has suggested a possible relationship between maternal age (35 years or older) and/or paternal age (greater than 40 years) and autism and/or autism spectrum disorder(s) in a child. Reference: Israel & Mt. Sinai, NY.]

*Some recent studies have suggested risk may be as high as 1:50 to 1:80.

http://genassistabcs.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Autism-Spectrum-Disorders.pdf

http://genassistabcs.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Autism-Grid.pdf