We would like to thank S. Jill James, Paul Cutler, Stepan Melnyk, Stefanie Jernigan, Laurette Janak, David Gaylor and James Neubrander and their affiliated institutions the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute, and Gaylor and Associates, for their innovative research on vulnerabilities in autistic children. Thanks also to Dr. Elizabeth Mumper of Advocates for Children for her tireless work to treat people with autism.
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