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YMCA Presents Fitness Course for Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders

The North Suburban YMCA, a community leader in programming for individuals with special needs, is pleased to announce that it is offering a series of exercise classes designed for adults with autism spectrum disorders. The three-session series is presented in partnership with Exercise Connection …

Link between autism and mother's immune system clarified

An immune system that ensures survival is one of the earliest gifts from a mother to her child. But sometimes, that gift can be a Trojan horse, sending soldiers that are programmed to attack the body’s own antigens into the fetus, where they interfere with brain development.<p>The result is maternal …

Team cracks RNA code, finds possible new cause of autism

Many human diseases are due to defects in the RNA code. Cracking the code is crucial to creating new treatments for many conditions.<p>An international …

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10 Best Apps for Kids With Autism

A mom who has a son with autism tells about the mobile apps that have helped him and other children with autism.<p>Ole Ivar Lovaas, Ph.D., a world-renowned autism expert, once said, "If a child cannot learn in the way we teach, we must teach in a way the child can learn." Technology -- specifically in …

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In preschool, autism treatment types are equal - Futurity

UNC-CHAPEL HILL (US) — Young children with autism benefit from early intervention, no matter which …

Hacking for autism: Apps to help everyone on the spectrum

Developers gather at a weekend hackathon to use natural language processing, Kinect tech, Google Glass, and big data to help people with autism live a more self-sufficient life.<p>SAN FRANCISCO -- For people with autism, communication with other people doesn't always come naturally.<p>Recent high school …