Tag : autism

Boyzone's Keith Duffy Has A Daughter With Autism

Issues  8 May '17

Boyzone Dad Keith Duffy Opens Up About Daughter With Autism, Tells Parents 'Stop Mourning' [VIDEOS]

Keith Duffy's daughter was diagnosed with autism at 18 months and she's now 17-years-old who recently earned her Junior Certificate.

Measles

Health  7 May '17

Measles Cases In Minnesota's Somali Community Increase After False Information Dissemination From Anti-Vaccine Groups

A Somali community in Minnesota is now suffering an increased number of measles cases after anti-vaccine groups disseminated information regarding vaccines causing autism.

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.

Antidepressants linked to autism among pregnant women

Moms  21 April '17

Experts Debunk Claim That Antidepressants Can Cause Autism

Researchers explain the link between antidepressants and autism.

Flying With Kids With Autism

Issues  21 April '17

Flying With Kids With Autism? What Parents Must Prepare And Do

As summer approaches, parents planning their family vacation should check out these tips, especially if they are flying with kids with autism.

Worm Therapy For Autism

Issues  20 April '17

Worm Therapy For Autism: 4-Year-Old Progressing After 'Eating Worms' For 2 Months

The mom of 4-year-old Milan Solanski said her son showed improved behavior and responses after undergoing the experimental treatment.

Hassan Dennaoui

SPED Kids  3 April '17

How Does A Father With Special Needs Kid Help Raise Awareness About Autism? Through Hip-hop

A father with a child who has autism said he raises awareness about the condition through hip-hop.

Grandmothers Helpful In Early Autism Detection

Autism  3 April '17

Autism Awareness Month: Grandmothers Spot Autism Earlier, According To Experts

Grandmothers who have constant interaction with children with autism can help with early detection of the disorder better than parents.

After An Autism Diagnosis

Autism  29 March '17

Autism Awareness: What Should Parents Do Next If Their Child Is Diagnosed With Autism Spectrum Disorder?

An autism diagnosis is a good thing because then parents know what they must do to help their child with autism spectrum disorder.

Stem Cell Therapy For Autism

Autism  20 March '17

Stem Cell Treatment For Autism? Mom And Son With ASD Hoping For Good Results, Experts Raise Concerns

Stem cell therapy for autism aren't clinically approved in the United States, so Sandra Jackson hopes to bring her son in Mexico.

Blood Test For Autism

Autism  17 March '17

Blood Test For Autism Detects Disorder With 98 Percent Accuracy, Research Reveals

Could this research potentially make autism diagnosis cheaper, earlier, faster and simpler?

Teacher Gives Boy A Haircut

Issues  15 March '17

Mom Moves Son To New School After Teacher Cuts His Hair Without Consent

The school board said it was an "unusual practice" and it has a launched an investigation on the incident.

Autism And Excess Fluid In The Brain Linked

Autism  7 March '17

Will Your Baby Have Autism? Excess Brain Fluid Might Predict Probability At 6 Months, Study Says

Experts have not yet determined the biological markers for autism but this new research shows promise.

Images of Einstein's brain revealed

Autism  28 February '17

Autism And Evolution: Study Finds Links Between Autism, Evolutionary Gene Selection To Make Humans Smarter

Certain human genes that are supposed to help with brain power exist in higher numbers among people with autism.

What is Autism? Do you know the signs?

Autism  24 February '17

Herpes, Autism Link: Moms With Sexually Transmitted Virus Can Double Baby's Autism Risk, Says Study

It should be noted that there is no cure for herpes. Once a person has the disease, the infection can erupt at any time, including during pregnancy.

Early Autism Diagnosis

Autism  21 February '17

Early Autism Diagnosis: Brain Scans Reveal Which Babies At High-Risk For Autism Development

Experts are big believers of early intervention and prevention and this study proves just how important it could be in babies with a history of the disorder in the family.

Brain scans

Autism  17 February '17

Predicting Signs Of Autism As Early As 1-Year-Old? Imaging Study, Brain Scans Could Help

The latest study headed by Robert T. Schultz was published in the Nature journal.

President Donald Trump On Autism

Autism  16 February '17

Donald Trump Finds 'Tremendous Increase' In Autism Cases Horrible, Critics Lash At President For Believing Misconception [WATCH]

Trump spoke about his worries regarding autism in a panel among special education experts.

Free Backpacks Are Distributed To Needy Students Ahead Of New School Year

Autism  13 February '17

Young Girls Demonstrating Severe Temper Tantrums More Likely To Be Diagnosed With Autism

With rising autism diagnosis in girls, experts provide more answers on how to spot the cues.

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.

ICE Deports Undocumented Immigrants Via ICE Air

Autism  9 February '17

Tennessee Girl With Autism Found Locked Up In Wooden Cage, Couple Charged In Crime

Police have charged and locked up Mickey Sparks and Patricia Laws for child abuse.

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

Autism  6 February '17

The Wonders Of Neurodiversity: Why Should Companies Hire Autistic Employees?

More companies are hiring under the principle of Neurodiversity. These are people who belong to the autism spectrum.

Families Who Deal With Autism Struggle To Find The Perfect Place Where They Can Raise A Child With Autism

Autism  3 February '17

Autism Challenge: How To Survive In America’s Small Towns

The best American towns for those under the autism spectrum are Chicago, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Boston and New York.

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