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The post Relocation repercussions; gene editing first; oxytocin sensor and more appeared first on Spectrum | Autism Research News. Source: Spectrum News
4 hours ago · From Spectrum News
A new trick involving a virus gives the CRISPR enzyme system the ability to edit the genome of a neuron more predictably than was previously possible1. The technique enables researchers to target any brain area in mice of any age. The researchers described the approach 15 November in Neuron. Genome …
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This video explains consent in a simple, visual way that kids can understand.Source: The Autism Site
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Male mice with a genetic variant tied to autism have learning difficulties that females with the variant do not, a new study suggests1. The mice are missing a stretch of DNA on chromosome 16 called 16p11.2. About 30 percent of people with the deletion have autism. The male mice also show sex-specifi…
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Scientists and administrators are up in arms about the tax reform bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on 16 November. A provision in the bill dramatically boosts the amount of money graduate students would have to pay in taxes. The move could effectively make academic research an unaffo…
2 days ago · From Spectrum News
This video explains consent in a simple, visual way that kids can understand.Source: The Autism Site
2 days ago · From The Autism Site
Jenny McLaughlan adapted the product to work for kids who stim at school.Source: The Autism Site
2 days ago · From The Autism Site
For two weeks in September 2010, I sat with a team of Ethiopian mental health experts inside a hotel in Addis Ababa, drafting materials for a new health and education training program for rural community health workers. The program would provide community health workers with an additional year of tr…
3 days ago · From Spectrum News
The post Journal club: Exploring treatments for Rett syndrome appeared first on Spectrum | Autism Research News. Source: 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
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
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
By Keri Bowers Yesterday I posted Part 1 of Autism Films streaming on Netflix in the United States. In 2016, Netflix expanded into 130 different countries and are in every major country except China. The following films are unavailable for live streaming in the United States, and are available on Ne…
22.04.2016 · From The Art of Autism
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