Month: May 2017

15 Signs Of Autism Parents Need To Look Out For

Last summer, my son David and I met with some friends at our beach house. My son was so excited to spend some time with their little boy and play together that everything I heard that day was “Are they here yet?”, and “When will they arrive?” …read more

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AUTISM CENTER TAKES OFF: Project coordinates various services

ROCHESTER — Shortly after becoming president of CP Rochester/United Cerebral Palsy Association of the Rochester Area in 2013, Mary Walsh Boatfield started to address a longtime dilemma. How to coordinate the myriad of services for people with autism in … …read more

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Can a Drug That Fights Parasites Also Help with Autism?

A 101-year-old drug that is often used to treat people in Africa with parasitic infections may help ease some of the symptoms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children, a new study finds. However, researchers are urging caution about the preliminary … …read more

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Communication Problems Not at Root of Tantrums in Kids With Autism

WEDNESDAY, May 31, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Children with autism spectrum disorders probably aren’t throwing more tantrums because of a lack of ability to communicate, new research suggests. Speech and language problems are common in autism. Many children … …read more

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Researchers closer to cracking neural code of love

Neuroscientists have discovered a key connection between areas of the adult female prairie vole’s brain reward system that promotes the emergence of pair bonds. Results from this study could help efforts to improve social abilities in human disorders with impaired social function, such as autism. …read more

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5 Early Signs Of Autism Most People Miss

How to identify autism before 18 months of age. Autism is not usually diagnosed before two-years-old. However, the subtle warning signs can be seen even earlier — perhaps before the age of 18 months. The earlier a child is diagnosed with autism, the … …read more

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100-Year-Old Drug May Be the Key to Treating Autism

A small clinical trial has demonstrated that 100-year-old drug can relieved symptoms of autism in children. The work has also generated a unifying theory of ASD linking the disorder to altered metabolic processes. A small clinical trial from the … …read more

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From Aging To Autism, IBM Is Eliminating Barriers To Technology

Advances in technology continue to revolutionize the way we interact with both information and each other. However, despite many great advances, individuals with disabilities have often been left out of the technology revolution. IBM actually has a rich … …read more

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FOCUS Center For Autism Eliminates Anxiety In The Classroom

The FOCUS Center for Autism, in Canton, is all about removing anxiety and creating a welcoming learning environment for students with autism. That’s the whole reason founders Donna Swanson and her husband, Fred Evans, of North Granby, wanted to start the … …read more

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