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Toward Autism-Friendly Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Exploring Autistic Individuals’ Experiences of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Scans in the United Kingdom, a Cross-Sectional Survey.

Autistic individuals might undergo a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) examination for clinical concerns or research. Increased sensory stimulation, lack of appropriate environmental adjustments, or lack of streamlined communication in the […]

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Cerebral palsy pain instruments: Recommended tools for clinical research studies by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Cerebral Palsy Common Data Elements project.

This study describes the process of updating the cerebral palsy (CP) common data elements (CDEs), specifically identifying tools that capture the impact of chronic pain on children’s functioning.

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Headache in Individuals with Neurodevelopmental Disorders.

Migraine is a common condition affecting an estimated billion people across the world. The incidence in individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders or intellectual disabilities like those seen in severe autism spectrum […]

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Corneal confocal microscopy demonstrates sensory nerve loss in children with autism spectrum disorder.

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disorder characterized by difficulty in communication and interaction with others. Postmortem studies have shown cerebral neuronal loss and neuroimaging studies show neuronal loss […]

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Shank2 identifies a subset of glycinergic neurons involved in altered nociception in an autism model.

Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) patients experience disturbed nociception in the form of either hyposensitivity to pain or allodynia. A substantial amount of processing of somatosensory and nociceptive stimulus takes place […]

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Presence and grade of undertreatment of pain in children with cerebral palsy.

To investigate if chronic pain in children with cerebral palsy is undertreated with the current pharmacological/non-pharmacological interventions using a pain management index.

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Involvement of Kir4.1 in pain insensitivity of the BTBR mouse model of autism spectrum disorder.

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a severe neurodevelopmental disorder. Abnormal pain sensation is a common clinical symptom of ASD that seriously affects the quality of life of patients with ASD […]

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Perspectives on pain in Down syndrome.

Down syndrome (DS) or trisomy 21 is a genetic condition often accompanied by chronic pain caused by congenital abnormalities and/or conditions, such as osteoarthritis, recurrent infections, and leukemia. Although DS […]

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Chronic pain interference assessment tools for children and adults who are unable to self-report: A systematic review of psychometric properties.

To identify and evaluate psychometric properties of assessment tools for assessing pain interference in children, adolescents, and adults with chronic pain and the inability to self-report.

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