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68 Things To Know About Children With Autism

One in 68 children is now identified with an autism spectrum disorder. However, the diagnosis means something different to each person and family affected by it. "If you meet one person with autism, you've met one person with autism," Stephen M. Shore, EdD once said. In celebration of World Autism …

Autism Research at the Intersection of Genomic Discovery and Big Data

<i>By Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer Robert Ring</i><p>This week, we announced a collaboration with Google to advance a historic research project that …

Gastrointestinal issues in autism are real

By Dr. Elizabeth Mumper, TACA Physician Advisory Member<p>Parents have been telling their clinicians that gastrointestinal issues (GI) have plagued …

You Have Permission (A Letter to New Autism Dads)

<b>Dear Autism Dad,</b><p>This past weekend, I went backpacking with some friends through Big Indian Gorge in Eastern Oregon’s Steens Mountain. From a …

Seven books about journeys into the autistic mind

Katharine Whittemore<p>Email successfully sent<p>We’ve hit a turning point in our understanding of autism, but I think it comes from literature, not …

4 reasons why you should teach your Autistic child to swim

Drowning is the number one cause of death for children with Autism. Parents whose children have died from drowning probably regret that their child …

Physical therapy: New research studies how running programs can help autistic children

Dusty Sweeney faces more obstacles than the average 16 year old. Diagnosed with autism at age 2, Dusty has limited verbal communication skills, and he will likely never be able to live on his own or hold a job.<p>But, Dusty has picked up one habit that his mother, Katie Sweeney, hopes will make his …

Autism & Asperger news

Top 10 strategies for success: emotional parenting of the child with autism/Asperger’s or PDD

Sarita Freedman, PhD<p>Email successfully sent<p>Raising a developmentally different child is a challenge for most parents. The challenge begins when …

New study detects signs of autism in infants by their declining eye contact

Signs pointing to an autism diagnosis may be detectable in the first two to six months of life, according to a study published this week in the journal Nature.<p>While autism and related disorders are usually diagnosed in toddlers between the ages of three and five years, a new study from Emory …

Genetics May Explain Why Autism Is More Common in Boys - D-brief

By Carl Engelking | February 27, 2014 3:18 pm<p>When it comes to developmental disorders of the brain, men and women are not created equal.<p>Decades of …

Significant insights into common form of autism: Study identifies genetic connections in 15q duplication syndrome

Results from a new study are providing significant insights into autism through the study of a specific form of the disorder caused by a duplication …

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