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Yesterday · From Spectrum News
A new assemblage of tools precisely gauges a baby’s physiological response to sights, sounds and tactile stimuli all at once1. Researchers could use the system to study responses to social stimuli, such as facial expressions, speech and caresses, that may be altered in babies with autism. They could…
Yesterday · From Spectrum News
Big tech companies want to hire for this position, and they'd prefer people with autism.Source: The Autism Site
Yesterday · From The Autism Site
"There are days I come home and cry because of things I have to deal with... But I do this job because I CARE."Source: The Autism Site
Yesterday · From The Autism Site
The United States has approved, for the first time, a compound derived from marijuana to treat certain types of epilepsy. The ruling may spell good news for autism research. The approval of Epidiolex, the new drug, will require a change in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency’s classification of marijua…
2 days ago · From Spectrum News
Papers in medical journals go through rigorous peer review and meticulous data analysis. Yet many of these articles are missing a key piece of information: the financial ties of the authors. Nearly two-thirds of the 100 physicians who rake in the most money from 10 device manufacturers failed to dis…
2 days ago · From Spectrum News
It's scary how many foods glyphosates have been found in!Source: The Autism Site
2 days ago · From The Autism Site
Parents are now arguing that the homeowners' association is in violation of federal and state fair housing laws.Source: The Autism Site
2 days ago · From The Autism Site
By: Michael C. Selbst, Ph.D., BCBA-D Behavior Therapy Associates & HI-STEP Co-Author of POWER-Solving Curriculum “Mom and Dad, can Emma come over to play?” “Do you want to play together at recess?” “Can I ride bikes with Noah?” “We want to go the movies later, is that okay?” “I’m meeting my …
2 days ago · From Different Roads to Learning
The international manual of conditions now includes a diagnostic code for Angelman syndrome — which may enable scientists to systematically collect information about the syndrome. They may, for example, be able to track the effects of certain treatments or the average lifespan of people with the syn…
3 days ago · From Spectrum News
By Stephie King Are you one of those readers who devours material about autism with a dry well of content to drink from? Check out some of the books loved by autistic creator, Lizzie, as well as her own contribution to the book pile. A new book project is looming on the horizon of completion you may…
3 days ago · From The Art of Autism
The boy was handcuffed twice during the two-hour ordeal captured on camera.Source: The Autism Site
3 days ago · From The Autism Site
Neuroscientists have an array of tools for understanding the brain. One of the most impressive approaches involves implanting electrodes in the human brain to record neuron activity. It is invasive but is sometimes necessary for medical reasons. In severe cases of epilepsy, medications don’t work an…
4 days ago · From Spectrum News
Austin shares what it is like to have a panic attack and wants others to share their experiences. By Austin John Jones What I am about to talk about I think is a very personal experience for me. However, I want to tell you about it because I know I can’t be the only person on earth who has felt this…
4 days ago · From The Art of Autism
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