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Analysis of gut microbiota profiles and microbe-disease associations in children with autism spectrum disorders in China

1.<p>Sun, X., Allison, C., Matthews, F. E. & Sharp, S. J. Prevalence of autism in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan a systematic review and …

Autism Spectrum

How to End the Autism Epidemic

In this interview, J.B. Handley, founder of Generation Rescue, discusses autism and what he believes can be done to help turn this tragic trend …

Autism

Heavy Risks: On the Link Between ‘Severe’ Autism and Obesity

Among autistic children, those with severe autism traits are more than three times as likely to be obese as those with milder traits.<p>Nearly half of …

Research

Thousands of autistic girls and women 'going undiagnosed' due to gender bias

Number of girls and women with the condition in UK may be vastly underestimated, leading neuroscientist says<p>Hundreds of thousands of girls and women with autism are going undiagnosed due to it being viewed as a “male condition”, according to one of the UK’s leading neuroscientists.<p>Prof Francesca …

Gender

Autism can bring extra abilities and now we’re finding out why

WE HAVE been looking at autism all wrong, says Anna Remington. Our understanding of the condition has been skewed by an overly medical focus that …

New Travel Agency Caters To Families With Autistic Children

Autism Family Vacations is owned and operated by Sara Nowacki, who helps families book trips that are autism-friendly in a variety of ways.<p>MILWAUKEE, …

Autism

Their Voice: The ripple effect of direct support professionals

National Direct Support Professional Appreciation Week is Sept. 9 through 15.<p>For those who followed the work and life of Mother Teresa of Calcutta, …

Learning

DSP Thank You Letter: Oral & Steven

On July 19, 2018, after picking up the food to be delivered for a meals on wheels with three individuals aboard the Massapequa Carmans Road …

DSP Thank You Letter: Jeanae Stephenson

Jeanae Stephenson has been a part of the Borer team for 3½ years, she has proven herself to be an excellent DSP and a reliable co-worker. We can …

Raising Awareness this DSP Recognition Week

This week, September 9-15, 2018 is Direct Support Professional (DSP) Recognition Week, a time to bring awareness to the dedication and …

Service Industry

DSP Appreciation Week- Narcissa Davis

Monday, September 10, 2018<p><i>“I’m so glad I’m in this field. It helps me learn a lot.” – Narcissa Davis</i><p>If there is one word that describes Narcissa …

Mental Health

We Just Got Even More Evidence That Autism And Schizophrenia Share Genetic Roots

These disorders overlap.<p>Genetic changes that contribute to the development of autism in young children also appear to be responsible for …

Developmental Disabilities

Living With Mom And Dad May Impede Access To Autism Services

As more children with autism enter adulthood, new research finds that residing with family may predict more than anything how much access they have …

Autism

He pretended to have Down syndrome — telling caregivers to bathe him, change his diapers, police say

By Lindsey Bever<p>Lindsey Bever<p>General assignment reporter covering national and breaking news<p>Email Bio Follow<p>An Arizona man conned caregivers into providing sexual gratification for him, telling them that he had Down syndrome and needed assistance with bathing and going to the bathroom, authorities …

Diapers

Genetic studies intend to help people with autism, not wipe them out

Genetics plays a large role in causing autism, so knowing more about which genes influence it could allow a better understanding of the condition.<p>It …

Autism

Thousands of children could be suffering from an undiagnosed condition that affects their ability to do mathematics

Thousands of school children across the UK may be suffering from an undiagnosed condition that affects their ability to learn mathematics, a study …

Autism

How Employing Autistic People Can Help Stop Cyber-Attacks

Lauri Love, Gary McKinnon and many other young people falling foul of the Computer Misuse Act have at least two things in common: They are talented coders – and they’re on the autistic spectrum. But what if Love and McKinnon and others like them were caught early and tasked with preventing …

Cyber-attacks

All Adults, All Abilities

Emma Clark Library Announces Classes Designed for Special Needs Adults.<p>Emma Clark Library is introducing a new pilot program, <b>"All Adults, All</b> …

Autism

Is the American special education system failing children with autism?

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA) give parents the option to …

Autism

Should We Continue Using the Word Asperger’s? A Psychologist’s Take

I am a psychologist who specializes in working with kids on the Autism spectrum. This population is near and dear to my heart as Autism runs in my …

Autism

ADHD cases surge; more than 10% of American children diagnosed with it

More than 10 percent of American children have been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, which is a significant increase during …

Teens

New screening tool to help detect babies and toddlers born with autism spectrum disorder

All Victorian maternal and child health nurses will be trained to detect early signs of autism spectrum disorder in babies and toddlers during their …

Autism

New autism blood test can identify genes AND environmental changes in children on the spectrum

A new blood test for autism can diagnose children that previously were missed by even the best developed screens for the set of disorders.<p>There are …

Autism

Spotlighting the Enormous Potential of People with Autism

If you know more than 68 people, then you know someone who is autistic.<p>Autism spectrum disorder covers a range of life-long conditions classified as …

Autism

DHS News Release - Recovery Month highlights need for community services

Minnesota

The Educational Tyranny of the Neurotypicals

Structured learning didn't serve me particularly well. I was kicked out of kindergarten for running away too many times, and I have the dubious …

Autism

An Exclusive Look at AUTISM with Gina Badalaty

Encouragement Speaker Derrick Hayes gives an AUTISM interview by asking six questions through each letter in the word “autism” to give readers …

Autism

Sam’s Peer Group In ‘Atypical’ Season 2 Is Comprised Of 8 Budding Actors With Autism — VIDEO

Netflix's family drama <i>Atypical</i> returns for Season 2 on Friday, Sept. 7. And in the new episodes, fans will get to see Sam (Keir Gilchrist), a teen …

Autism

Startup Touts Unique Talent Pool: Workers with Autism

Tech startup Daivergent connects contractors on the autism spectrum with clients in need of their skill sets<p>Alexis Prendergast, a Brooklyn 25-year-old who has autism spectrum disorder, is the first to admit there are skills she hasn’t mastered. “Mostly it’s social stuff. I miss some cues,” she …

Startups