Browse Feed Entries By Tag:
17 October 2019: Heading to Chicago The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) meeting gets underway on Saturday morning in Chicago, Illinois. This year marks a special anniversary: The Society for Neuroscience is turning 50. To celebrate, the conference will feature a preview of an art installation by ARTE…
4 days ago · From Spectrum News
A mom’s innovative solution to help her son go trick or treating on Halloween has gone viralSource: The Autism Site
4 days ago · From The Autism Site
“What (Kedar) would tend to do would be to eat a lot of food at one time," his mom said. "It would go into the lungs and that would be catastrophic."Source: The Autism Site
4 days ago · From The Autism Site
Teaching language skills is one of the most frequent needs for children with autism, but also one of the most misunderstood skillsets amongst both parents and practitioners. The desire to hear your learner speak in full sentences can be overwhelming, making it especially difficult to take a step bac…
4 days ago · From Different Roads to Learning
This past March, Canada’s health department changed the way it handles the huge amount of data that companies submit when seeking approval for a new drug, biological treatment or medical device — or a new use for an existing one. For the first time, Health Canada is making large chunks of this…
5 days ago · From Spectrum News
Autism unfolds early in development, so it makes sense that to understand the condition, scientists would need to study it during that time period. But research with fetal brains poses formidable challenges, both logistical and ethical. As a result, gene expression in fetal brains “is pretty much a …
5 days ago · From Spectrum News
Brain activity patterns in the first year of life may predict autism in infants at high risk for the condition, a new study suggests1. Specifically, patterns in electroencephalography (EEG) signals at ages 3, 6, 9 and 12 months seem to distinguish autistic children. “Our predictive models worked bes…
6 days ago · From Spectrum News
Every day that Janet van der Laak drives between car dealerships in her sales job, she keeps size 12 shoes, some clothes and a packed lunch — a PB&J sandwich, fruit and a granola bar — beside her in case she sees her 27-year-old son on the streets. “’Jito, come home,” she always tell…
6 days ago · From Spectrum News
People with vision impairment who are also Google Maps users are in for a nice surprise! Starting October 10, which was also World Sight Day, Google announced a new update to Google Maps that will provide more detailed voice guidance and verbal announcements while walking from point A to point B. …
6 days ago · From Assistive Technology Blog
By Gretchen McIntire Most of the time my fear makes me feel frozen in place in life and literally in a physical sense. Sometimes it’s triggered by driving to a new place. Sometimes it’s triggered by just driving to a familiar place in an unfamiliar way. But no matter what the trigger is, the uncomfo…
6 days ago · From Geek Book clubs
SETD5, a leading candidate for autism risk, alters the expression of thousands of genes, a new study suggests1. And it does so by modifying a histone, a protein involved in packaging DNA. Some researchers have concerns about the study’s methods, which they say make the results hard to interpret. But…
7 days ago · From Spectrum News
“‘Your child got away but it wasn’t that big of a deal’ was kind of how [the daycare] played it."Source: The Autism Site
7 days ago · From The Autism Site
Grace was born with a form of leukemia called transient myeloproliferative disorder. She was only 2 days old when she began treatment.Source: The Autism Site
7 days ago · From The Autism Site
The post Spotted around the web: Week of 7 October 2019 appeared first on Spectrum | Autism Research News. Source: Spectrum News
10 days ago · From Spectrum News
Per page: