Huffingtonpost.com: What It's Like Being A Kid Who Has The 'Opposite Of Autism'

Huffingtonpost.com: What It's Like Being A Kid Who Has The 'Opposite Of Autism'

Williams syndrome is sometimes called the opposite of autism: people who have it tend to be extremely outgoing, socially uninhibited and driven to engage with everyone they meet. The tiny genetic deletion that causes Williams affects one in 10,000 people, or roughly 30,000 Americans. Journalist Jennifer Latson spent several

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Usatoday.com: John Oliver makes case for vaccines using infant son's health struggles

John Oliver took the Jimmy Kimmel approach when he discussed vaccines on ‘Last Week Tonight,’ invoking his own child’s health. (Photo: Charles Sykes, AP)

For everyone who believes vaccines are dangerous, Sunday’s Last Week Tonightspent half an hour arguing the opposite.

John Oliver tackled the anti-vaccination movement with a lengthy segment on

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Dailymail.co.uk: The 'robot therapist' that teaches autistic children how to take turns and hold conversations

Dailymail.co.uk: The 'robot therapist' that teaches autistic children how to take turns and hold conversations

EXCLUSIVE: A special robot has been designed to work like that of a therapistIt has been designed by a team of experts, led by the University of PortsmouthThe machine scans autistic children for facial expressions in certain situationsThis is then used by the robot to work out the best way

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Ucdavis.edu: Mice Provide Insight Into Genetics of Autism Spectrum Disorders

Ucdavis.edu: Mice Provide Insight Into Genetics of Autism Spectrum Disorders

While the definitive causes remain unclear, several genetic and environmental factors increase the likelihood of autism spectrum disorder, or ASD, a group of conditions covering a “spectrum” of symptoms, skills and levels of disability.

Taking advantage of advances in genetic technologies, researchers led by Alex Nord, assistant professor of neurobiology, physiology and

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Goderichsignalstar.com: 10th Autism Awareness walk

 Yesterday the 10th annual fundraising walk for Autism Ontario took place at Goderich Beach.

The monies raised from the walk will support families with members on the Autism spectrum within the Huron-Perth Chapter.

An amount of $4, 525 was raised from the “Huron Walk” in Goderich and many notable persons

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Cheatsheet.com: Facts You Didn't Know About Autism in Adults

Cheatsheet.com: Facts You Didn't Know About Autism in Adults

Adults with autism spectrum disorder face an overwhelming number of challenges as they enter the real world. Up until they graduate high school, they have a seemingly unlimited support system. Teachers, guidance counselors, school psychologists, and family members band together to meet the various needs of a student with ASD.

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Rollingstone.com: Watch John Oliver Explore How Trump, Memes Fueled Anti-Vaccine Movement

Rollingstone.com: Watch John Oliver Explore How Trump, Memes Fueled Anti-Vaccine Movement

John Oliver took aim at vaccine skeptics on Sunday’s Last Week Tonight, blaming the misinformation and confusion on everything from the rising popularity of memes to Donald Trump’s statements on the campaign trail.

“Despite [vaccines’] success, small groups are both skeptical and vocal about vaccines, which is nothing

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