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A study that followed 126 autistic people in England from their preteen years to age 23 found little improvement in their behavioral and emotional problems1. Children with autism are more likely than their neurotypical peers to have emotional and behavioral problems. Previous studies have estimated …
02.05.2020 · From Spectrum News
When the coronavirus pandemic first forced universities and labs to close, research teams raced to save their work and adjust to a socially distant world. Now, weeks into the crisis, many scientists are moving their investigations to virtual and online formats, a shift that may bring lasting changes…
01.05.2020 · From Spectrum News
While many of us can remember receiving our diplomas to the sound of our families cheering loudly for us amid the audience's applause, there was one high school student who received a different sort of acknowledgment. Source: The Autism Site
01.05.2020 · From The Autism Site
Follow these simple steps to protect yourself when you go out in public.Source: The Autism Site
01.05.2020 · From The Autism Site
By Christa Holmans, Neurodivergent Rebel It’s April, and many autistic people online know what that means, although some have been lucky enough to miss it. For those who have been, until now, blissfully unaware. I’m about to reveal the truth, what “Autism Awareness Month” …
01.05.2020 · From Geek Book clubs
Standardized tests can reliably measure memory, language ability, executive function and other cognitive traits in people with intellectual disability linked to autism1. A package of seven tests from the U.S. National Institutes of Health, known as the NIH Toolbox-Cognitive Battery, is designed to a…
30.04.2020 · From Spectrum News
There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.Source: The Autism Site
30.04.2020 · From The Autism Site
You have probably guessed that autistic people are struggling with the drastic disruptions of the coronavirus pandemic, such as school and program closures and radically altered routines. My autistic teenage son, for example, is unhappy with the sudden changes. He wants to ride the bus to school. He…
29.04.2020 · From Spectrum News
While most of the world hungers for a vaccine to put an end to the death and economic destruction wrought by COVID-19, some anti-vaccine groups are joining anti-lockdown protesters to challenge restrictions aimed at protecting public health. Vaccine critics experienced serious setbacks in the United…
29.04.2020 · From Spectrum News
The meteorologist responded with a personal video message an hour after he was contacted.Source: The Autism Site
29.04.2020 · From The Autism Site
Her local McDonald's gave her hundreds of Happy Meal boxes and toys before they closed due to the pandemic.Source: The Autism Site
29.04.2020 · From The Autism Site
(Image taken of Gretchen McIntire speaking at TEDxNatick.) Staying Calm During COVID-19 By Gretchen McIntire Staying calm during this pandemic isn’t easy for anyone. Staying calm on a regular day isn’t easy for me. The word “unprecedented” has been used on a daily basis and I believe that t…
29.04.2020 · From Geek Book clubs
Cut off from clients by the coronavirus pandemic, clinicians are turning to video conferencing and other technologies to diagnose children with autism. Some clinicians say remote diagnoses are not as reliable as in-person diagnoses, but others argue that such services provide a valuable substitute u…
28.04.2020 · From Spectrum News
The post Webinar: Themba Carr, Amy Esler, Jeffrey Hine and Stephen Kanne on autism clinicians’ responses to COVID-19 appeared first on Spectrum | Autism Research News. Source: Spectrum News
28.04.2020 · From Spectrum News
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