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Benefits of Having a Dog for an Autistic Child

There are different types of autism and different autism therapies for each type. While traditional occupational therapy can help a great deal, looking into alternative […]

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Is Autism The Same In Both Sexes? Possible Differences In Autism Symptoms Between Boys and Girls

Is Autism The Same In Both Sexes? Possible Differences In Autism Symptoms Between Boys and Girls

There have been many different studies conducted about autism in children that makes us believe that girls have a type of genetic protection against autism. […]

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How to interact with an autistic person

How to Interact with an Autistic Person

We already know that autistic people see the world and communicate differently, like we can see in Savant Syndrome. In spite of this, it’s still […]

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New Treatment for Pitt-Hopkins Autism

New Treatment for Pitt-Hopkins Autism

Researchers as the Lieber Institute for Brain Development (LIBD) have, for the first time, identified a possible treatment for Pitt-Hopkins autism. Pitt-Hopkins syndrome (PHS) is […]

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Painting Is Beneficial For Autistic Children: Iris Grace, The Little Genius

Painting Is Beneficial For Autistic Children: Iris Grace, The Little Genius

Iris Grace is a 6 year-old autistic girl who is fascinated by three things: her cat, Thula, playing the violin, and painting. There’s nothing more […]

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How to Combat Insomnia in Autistic Children: Tips for Insomnia

How to Combat Insomnia in Autistic Children: Tips for Insomnia

How can you combat insomnia in autistic children? It may be difficult to improve sleep quality in autistic children, because neurochemical factors, stress, anxiety, and […]

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Shortage of brain tissue sets autism research back

Shortage of brain tissue sets autism research back

Shortage of brain tissue sets autism research back. Research on autism is being hobbled by a shortage of brain tissue. The brain tissue comes from […]

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Autism researchers surprised by impaired brain connections

Autism researchers surprised by impaired brain connections

Autism researchers surprised by impaired brain connections. Local coordination of brain activity is impaired in people with autism, according to a new study. It’s been […]

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Does the brain become unglued in autism?

Does the brain become unglued in autism?

Does the brain become unglued in autism? A new study published in Biological Psychiatry suggests that autism is associated with reductions in the level of […]

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Clues to autism emerge from brain imaging

Clues to autism emerge from brain imaging

Clues to autism emerge from brain imaging. Young adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) had significant variation in cortical volume, thickness, and surface area compared […]

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Early autism treatment changes social behavior

Early autism treatment changes social behavior

Early autism treatment changes social behavior, brain. Researchers at the School of Medicine’s Child Study Center have demonstrated the effectiveness of early intervention treatments for […]

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Mutant brain proteins linked to autism

Mutant brain proteins linked to autism

Mutant brain proteins linked to autism. Scientists continue to gain insights into the causes of autism, possibly opening doors for potential new treatments. Researchers from […]

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