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MMR: A mother's victory. The vast majority of doctors say there is no link between the triple jab and autism, but could an Italian court case reignite this controversial debate?

• Landmark ruling in an Italian court has said Valentino Bocca's autism was provoked by the MMR jab he had at aged nine months<br>• His parents have already …

Public Health

Mainstream School for Your Child with Autism?

Choosing a suitable school for a child with special education needs (SEN), such as a child with autism, is a…

Special Education

Autistic brothers excel in Southern's ‘Human Jukebox’

When brothers Micah and Josiah Frank hit the field with the Southern University Marching Band on Saturday in the Georgia Dome you won't be able to …

Special Education

Time Job

<i>This guest post is by Autism Speaks Staffer Kerry Magro. Kerry, an adult with autism is a national speaker and autism advocate. You can follow Kerry</i> …

Autism

NAC + risperidone = decreased irritability in autism?

It's been a while since I talked about NAC - N-acetylcysteine - on this blog with either autism or schizophrenia in mind (see here and see here …

'A family just like ours': Special-needs parents relate to story about vacuum-loving boy

Megan Cusumano started crying when she read the story about the mom who surprised her vacuum-obsessed son with his best birthday present ever: a demonstration from a Kirby vacuum salesman, who treated the boy to a brand new cleaner.<p>Cusumano couldn't help but think of her own son, Ryan, and his …

People with autism show 'unique brain patterns', say scientists

People with autism show 'unique brain patterns', say scientists who believe discovery may help earlier diagnosis<p><b>Research on autism has come to</b> …

Autism

Autism cases in same family more often carry different genetic risks – study

A major study of autism in families has found that brothers and sisters who have the condition often carry different genetic risk factors that make them prone to the disorder.<p>Research on 85 families found that siblings with autism had the same genetic risk factors less than one third of the time. …

Autism

Full-spectrum marriage: married to an Aspie

Kristi Sakai<p>Email successfully sent<p>Having a successful marriage requires effort, but when one partner has Asperger Syndrome it poses additional …

Autism

Autism Will Afflict Half Of The American Children By 2025, And Glyphosate Is To Blame, MIT Doctor Says

Glyphosate may be the motivating factor for the autism rate increase projected by 2015. MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory’s …

“Los autistas son una fuerza laboral desaprovechada, tienen mucho talento”

Las estadísticas son preocupantes. En Estados Unidos, los CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) calculan que uno de cada 88 niños ha sido …

El Vaticano organiza el mayor congreso mundial para comprender el autismo

«No hay fármacos y no hay curas, pero queremos aprender a romper el aislamiento de la persona autista en su familia y del autismo en nuestra …

Autismo: Detección Temprana

El autismo fue enunciado por Leo Kanner y también expuesto por Hans Asperger hacia la década del cuarenta, uno en los Estados Unidos y el otro en …

Los desordenes de la alimentación en los Trastornos del Espectro del Autismo

Uno de los problemas que se presentan de forma generalizada en los niños con Trastornos del Espectro del Autismo son los relativos a la alimentación. …

Evitar que el niño se escape

Uno de los miedos de las padres de un niño con autismo es que salga corriendo y le pueda pillar un coche o pueda perderse. En una encuesta informal …

Adaptando juegos de mesa para niños con autismo

En artículos anteriores, hemos conocido como desde Terapia Ocupacional se trata de fomentar la participación satisfactoria de la persona en su …

Autism Can Start in Mother's Second Trimester

In a new report published by the <i>New England Journal of Medicine,</i> researchers found that some of the influences that cause autism may start during pregnancy. In the study, the brains of autistic children showed differences in certain regions that normally develop in the second trimester of …

Científicos relacionan 60 genes con el riesgo de desarrollar autismo | Expansión.

Investigadores han descubierto docenas de nuevos genes que pueden jugar un papel en la causa del autismo, según dos estudios publicados el miércoles en la revista médica <i>Nature</i>.<p>Los científicos identificaron 60 genes con una probabilidad superior al 90% de aumentar el riesgo de autismo de un niño. …