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Health

Wellness<p>Jennifer Gerson Uffalussy<p>“Research suggests that incurring repeated head impacts through collision and contact sports can lead to long-term …

How sights, sounds, and touch are mapped onto the brain

The body surface and certain features of external space are mapped onto the brain in a highly ordered manner<p><i>Chapter 8 of my book, 50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know. Here's the introduction to the book, the chapter about mirror neurons, and my post about the most important idea in</i> …

Reflecting on mirror neurons

The discovery of mirror neurons has been touted as one of the most important of modern neuroscience, but what exactly are these cells, and should you believe the hype?<p><i>Chapter 11 of my book, 50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know. Here's the introduction to the book, and my post about the most</i> …

Leaning Out, and other confessions of a seasoned autism mom

I was recently interviewed by a writer from my hometown paper about my essay in the newly released Chicken Soup for the Soul: Raising Kids on the (Autism) Spectrum book. (A great read-learn more about it here.)<p>She asked me what my “profession” was before I had children.<p>I paused, a knot tightening …

Loneliness

Ten Commandments of Parents with Kids on the Autism Spectrum

<i>By Mari Nosal</i><p>Mari Nosal demonstrates her pride as a parent by sharing 10 ways that others can effectively support and interact with individuals with …

Autism

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Utah Provides Free ABA Therapy for Autism through Medicaid’s Pilot Program

The Utah Department of Health issued a notice on their website that parents of an autistic child between the ages of two and six could enroll the …

Autism

What is ABA?