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Autism in the workplace: a parent's view

The challenge parents of young adults with autism face is helping them find a role where their employer has the awareness and knowledge to help them succeed<p>Autism in the workplace: an opportunity not a drawback<p>A few years ago I went to an antenatal class reunion, where we celebrated our babies now …

Autism

What Goes Awry, at the Molecular Level, in the Brains of People With Autism

In rare cases, the disorder has been tied to specific DNA mutations, maternal infections during pregnancy or exposures to certain chemicals in the …

Autism: Scientists May Be Able To Explain A Third Of All Cases

The discovery could help researchers develop a treatment.<p>The scarcity of a single protein in the brain could explain as many as a third of all cases …

Autism

Fecal transplants may help children with autism, researchers claim

A small study claims children with autism may benefit from fecal transplants, which involves introducing donated microbes into people with gastrointestinal disease to rebalance the gut. The Ohio State University, Northern Arizona University and Arizona State University researchers found a parallel …

New Clues on Link Between Aggression and Autism

Some children with autism display aggressive tendencies and some do not. Brigham Young University (BYU) experts report a new study provides clues …

We Can Now Gain A Deeper Understanding of Autism With New VR App

Autism is a disability that affects social interaction, and the way in which the person views the world. It is a very common condition, affecting …

Autism

Does the Immune System Have a Role in Battling Autism?

Molecules that protect the body from infection may be needed for mice to socialize with their peers, according to a study published today in <i>Nature</i>. …

Neuroscience

People with Autism Can Read Emotions, Feel Empathy

There is a persistent stereotype that people with autism are individuals who lack empathy and cannot understand emotion. It’s true that many people …

Autism

How to Transfer Content from an iPad to a new Device

Every time you make the decision to update an older iPad and purchase a new one of your first considerations is how we you can seamlessly transfer your current data to a new device without fail. When approaching this process you have two choices in how to proceed. You can either use iCloud or …

Encryption

This Is When Zika Virus May Show Up Near You

As the warmer months approach, <i>Aedes aegypti</i> mosquitoes—which can transmit the Zika virus that is spreading at an alarming clip through Latin America and the Caribbean—are expected to be hopping the border in larger numbers and making their way across much of the United States, according to a new …

Public Health

Eye-rolling commute? New Chicago billboards aim for smile

"Something wonderful is about to happen."<p>The phrase — freshly emblazoned on the billboard at Ashland and Armitage avenues — might prompt a "Yeah, right" from pessimists. But an optimist might smile, and that's exactly the reaction The Joy Team wants.<p>The Joy Team, a nonprofit based in Washington …

Commuting

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