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14 hours ago · From Spectrum News
Four new imaging techniques published over the past few months enable researchers to easily visualize cells and other features in tissue slices and living brains. One team of researchers built a 3-D brain atlas at single-cell resolution using a chemical cocktail that expands mouse brain tissue and r…
14 hours ago · From Spectrum News
"We became totally hopeless, it’s an extremely distressing situation to be in, especially when you know you’re in the right."Source: The Autism Site
14 hours ago · From The Autism Site
Missing one copy of a stretch of chromosome 16 leads to an enlarged brain; an extra copy of the region has the opposite effect1. The consistency of this finding suggests that genetics drives the observed effects. “The mutation is doing its thing [with regard to head size] regardless of environment o…
2 days ago · From Spectrum News
"We became totally hopeless, it’s an extremely distressing situation to be in, especially when you know you’re in the right."Source: The Autism Site
2 days ago · From The Autism Site
How cool is this?!Source: The Autism Site
2 days ago · From The Autism Site
ABA is Functional. Unique. Natural. Here’s a great process to create a FUN ABA goal: 1. ABA goals are functional. This means goals are chosen because they are of importance to the child and the child’s ability to be a part of the community. That is, within the family, school, at the groc…
2 days ago · From Different Roads to Learning
Children with autism often have trouble understanding others’ thoughts, and some may compensate for this by creating scripts and using other learned strategies to navigate social situations. But that compensation comes at a cost: The children who engage in it become unusually anxious, a new study su…
3 days ago · From Spectrum News
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3 days ago · From Spectrum News
Researchers in genetics and neuroscience are starting to embrace a new form of scientific communication: the preprint. Preprints are manuscripts that are posted online prior to being published in a journal. Gene jockey Racing to connect genetics and neuroscience. Unlike traditional manuscripts, a p…
4 days ago · From Spectrum News
One of the film’s significant strides is found in its focus on a strong female autistic protagonist since most movie depictions of autism feature male protagonists on the spectrum. By Nils Skudra On recent occasion I had the opportunity watch the newly released film “Please Stand By,” featuring Dak…
4 days ago · From The Art of Autism
Some dentists have been resistant to the idea, but on the whole, it's been very successful.Source: The Autism Site
4 days ago · From The Autism Site
An autistic illustrator works with a children’s book author on an ‘Awesome About Autism’ book series to give autistic children a mascot and help others learn about autistic coping strategies. Will Hawkes was diagnosed with autism at age 6. He has always enjoyed drawing, but struggled with reading, e…
4 days ago · From Geek Book clubs
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5 days ago · From Spectrum News
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