Lauren Hough

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Why the modern world is bad for your brain | Science

Autistic Social Skills: Cut me Some Slack Please

Why, as an Autistic person, do I find myself spending an inordinate amount of my time and thought processing on trying to making sure that I don’t …

Flying under the radar: Girls and Women with Aspergers Syndrome

<b>Flying under the radar: Girls and Women with Aspergers Syndrome</b><p>The following article is copyrighted and may not be posted anywhere without permission …

At the Intersection of Gender and Autism – Part 3

<i>The final post of a three part series (read Part 2)</i> While many of the intersections of <i>autistic</i> and <i>female</i> in my life have been social, there are …

The myth of the ‘extreme male brain’ means women with autism are struggling to get the help they need<p>In her early 20s, Mina saw three GPs as she tried to get an assessment for Asperger syndrome (AS), a form of autism she’d suspected she had since she was 11. All refused to give her the referral she …

Autism

Majority Of Autism Increase Due To Diagnostic Changes, Finds New Study

Almost two thirds of the increase in autistic Danish children results from how autism is diagnosed and tracked, found a new study in JAMA Pediatrics, lending more support to the idea that the apparent rise in autism rates, or at least most of it, is unlikely to be “real.” That is, the increase is …

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This Samsung App Helps Children With Autism Make Eye Contact

For all the griping and joking about the alienating effects of smartphone technology, it's worth remembering that ubiquitous mini computers can …