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The post Organoid assortment; transgenerational effect; baby translator and more appeared first on Spectrum | Autism Research News. Source: Spectrum News
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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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
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By Rebecca Burgess *** Rebecca Burgess is a freelance comic artist and illustrator living in the UK. She has an interest in history and folk songs that runs through alot of her work. Her obsession with comics runs into her spare time, where she draws two webcomics! Rebecca also likes to pla…
19.05.2016 · From The Art of Autism
When it comes to communicating via email or text messaging, deaf people have to rely on English or other language keyboards even though sign language may be their primary language. Although deaf people read, write and lip read in their surrounding language, sign language can be independent of that. …
09.02.2016 · From Assistive Technology Blog
In the last few years, Minecraft has taken the world by storm.  We all perhaps know that it is a video game, but we don't know much beyond that. Almost all kids, on the other hand, not only know what it is (a video game!), but also know how to maneuver that game very well, and pick up all sorts…
02.12.2015 · From Assistive Technology Blog
Thailand's Thammasat University, in collaboration with Samsung, has created a new ink that rises up when heated, thus giving it an embossed effect, just like what you would expect from a Braille embosser. What's revolutionary about this ink is that it can be used with regular printers on regular pap…
28.04.2016 · From Assistive Technology Blog
Gary Jesch, owner of Invirtua and a digital puppeteer who has been in the live animation industry for 20 years, was inspired to see what he could do for those on the autism spectrum.Eye contact, social skills & social interaction, and difficulties with attention and concentration are some of the…
04.12.2015 · From Assistive Technology Blog
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