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scerts.com — A research-based educational approach and multidisciplinary framework that directly addresses the core challenges faced by children and persons with ASD and related disabilities, and their families.
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icdl.com — DIR is the Developmental, Individual-differences, & Relationship-based model (pronounced saying each letter as an initialism: D.I.R.). It was developed by Dr. Stanley Greenspan to provide a foundational framework for understanding human development. It explains the critical role of social-emotio…
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An experimental drug prevents seizures and improves memory in a mouse model of fragile X syndrome, according to a new study1. The drug selectively blocks an enzyme that is overactive in the brains of people with fragile X and could offer a potential treatment for the condition. “It’s truly a novel t…
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"Finding love can be hard for anyone. For young adults on the autism spectrum, exploring the unpredictable world of dating is even more complicated."Source: The Autism Site
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Caspian's human is nonverbal and needs his dog to help relieve his anxiety and motivate him to work hard on his studies.Source: The Autism Site
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Autistic people tend to have trouble shifting their gaze to take in all the details of a scene, according to a new study1. Previous studies have found that these rapid shifts in gaze, called saccades, are altered in people with autism under certain viewing conditions. The new study is the first to s…
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A new analysis links individual mutations in a gene called PTEN to a person’s odds of having autism, cancer or other conditions1. The findings may help clinicians and researchers predict the effects of various mutations in the gene. PTEN controls cell growth and regulates the strength of connections…
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