Tag : asd

Issues  3 May '17

Autism Awareness: 'Amazing Things Happen' Video Helps Children Understand Autism Better [WATCH]

Alex Amelines, an animator from the U.K., created the video and encouraged parents and teachers to watch this with their kids.

 Fragile X syndrome In Kids

SPED Kids  16 February '17

Fragile X Syndrome: Mom's Positive Behavior And Approach Towards Children Impacts Disorder Decline

FXS is a biological and genetic condition, but a new study learned that parenting styles can help change the symptoms for the better.

The Real Brain Exhibit @Bristol Science Centre

Autism  10 February '17

Autism Higher In Boys Or Girls With 'Male-Like' Brains, Scientists Reveal New Clues On Brain Anatomy

Boys are generally believed to have greater chances of developing autism, but experts found out even girls are at risk if they have a male brain structure.

Immigrant Respite Center Aids Families Seeking Asylum In U.S.

Health  5 December '16

New Research Finds No Link Between Flu And Autism During Pregnancy

Scientists found no relation when a pregnant mom has influenza during her pregnancy with the baby possibly having ASD.

American Kennel Club Presents The Nation's Most Popular Breeds Of 2015

SPED Kids  20 October '16

Pets And Autism: Know The Benefits Of Having A Service Dog For Children Diagnosed With Autism

Studies reveal that service dogs paves way for social interaction for children with autism.

'Sex Tape' German Premiere

Autism  23 September '16

Autism And Google Glass: Augmented Reality Headwear Teaches Autistic People To Read Social Cues & Emotions

Reading and understanding facial expressions and emotions are not easy for people with autism. A team from Stanford University targets these difficulties and helps autistic people overcome them through Autism Glass.

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SPED Kids  13 September '16

Drug For Autism: New Hope For Individuals On The Spectrum Who Have Communication And Social Problems

A new drug has been found to help autism kids and adults conquer their inabilities to talk and socialize with people. Edward S. Brodkin with his research team offers this help and promises to keep on studying further solutions.

Mattel Launch Their New Apptivity Toys That Interact With iPads

Autism  31 August '16

Autism Can Be Diagnosed Early By Letting Children Play Games On Tablets & Smartphones

Children diagnosed with autism before they turn four years old have higher chances of getting successful results in treatment. Late autism diagnosis pushes parents to seek alternative and complementary autism medications, which are not that effective as behavioral therapy.

People On The Spectrum Are Skillful and Great Thinkers

Autism  12 August '16

People On The Autism Spectrum Can Get Jobs Like Everybody Else

Who says that people on the autism spectrum cannot be productive. Many times they are even more productive and loved by customers at work.

More Tools To Help Kids in the Spectrum

Autism  29 July '16

New Study Conducted Shed Light to Possible Treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorder

New treatments to ASD progresses with new innovations. The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center's study makes a major breakthrough to the treatment of ASD.

All People In The Spectrum Has No Empathy is a Myth

Autism  14 July '16

What Emotions Can Individuals With Autism Feel?

People in the spectrum are mistakenly labeled to be insensitive people. Autism is not the reason for some who fail to emphatize with others. There is a deeper scientific reason for it.

Children At Xining Orphan And Disabled Children Welfare Center

Health/Nutrition  25 June '16

Autism Caused By Gut Bacteria Deficiency? How Pregnant Mothers Unconsciously Contribute To The Disorder

Pregnant mothers may be unconsciously giving autism to the growing child in their womb by eating a high-fat diet. Experts found that high-fat meals lower the production of the gut's beneficial microbiome, which promotes social behavior among humans.

Government Assistance Programs Aid Underprivileged Communities In New York State

Health  20 June '16

Do Antibiotics And C-Sections Prevent Babies From Developing Healthy Gut Bacteria?

Antibiotics and c-sections may be preventing babies from developing healthy intestinal bacteria. Gut bacteria helps digest food and is connected with obesity, autoimmune disorders and heart and mental problems.

Microsoft Debuts New Products For Its XBox Gaming Unit

Health  3 June '16

Autism Finds A Doorway Of Communication: Video Games Help Parents Connect With Children Who Have ASD

Video games suche as Minecraft are reportedly giving children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their parents an avenue of communication, connection and self-expression.

Michelle Obama Hosts Kids State Dinner At White House

Autism  31 May '16

Can A Healthy Diet Ease Autism Spectrum Disorder? This Nonprofit Believes Nutrition Is An Important Component In Treating People With ASD

Special diet may not cure autism, but it can definitely ease the condition.

Children At Xining Orphan And Disabled Children Welfare Center

Autism  18 May '16

How Schools Handle Autistic Children

Autistic children have difficulties interacting with others socially. Schools have been helping out students with autism cope.

20th Anniversary of Chernobyl

Autism  4 May '16

Autism And Cancer Share Over 40 Risk Genes In Common

A new study suggests that cancer and autism share 43 common genes.

Kim Raver Reads 'Since We're Friends: An Autism Picture Book'

SPED Kids  11 April '16

How To Parent A Child With Autism? 5 Unbelievable Myths Debunked!

Raising a child with autism is stil surrounded with a lot of "myths" that are misunderstood.

Autistic child

Health/Nutrition  23 March '16

Autism News & Update: New Research Reveals Autism Genes Are In All Of Us

New study explains the genetic relationship between autistic spectrum disorders and traits related to autism found in the wider population.

The Fluffball 2015

Pregnancy  29 January '16

Viral Infection During Pregnancy Could Be Behind Autism Study Says

A research done by some scientists indicated some viral infection during pregnancy could be the result of autism of the unborn child.

An autistic child stacking cans

Health/Nutrition  13 May '15

Autism Spectrum Disorder Definition & Symptoms: Gene Mutations Passed by Mothers to Sons Increases Risk?

A study on autism published in the May 11 issue of Nature Genetics is shedding new light on its cause. Researchers have discovered that gene mutation can increase autism risk, according to a report from Science Daily.

An autistic little boy, stacking cans.

Parenting  5 May '15

6 Ways Behavior Training Helps Families Deal With Autism

Autism is a developmental disorder that affects not only the individuals themselves, but also their families. As the disorder's effects challenge the lives of many households, structured behavior training becomes pertinent.

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