Day: June 21, 2017

Neurosciencenews.com: Serotonin Improves Sociability in Autism: Mouse Study

Neurosciencenews.com: Serotonin Improves Sociability in Autism: Mouse Study

Summary: Researchers link early serotonin deficiency to several symptoms associated with autism spectrum disorder.

Source: RIKEN.

Scientists at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute (BSI) in Japan have linked early serotonin deficiency to several symptoms that occur in autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Published in Science Advances, the study examined serotonin

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Rgvproud.com: UTRGV Hosts Autism Summer Camp

Rgvproud.com: UTRGV Hosts Autism Summer Camp

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RIO GRANDE VALLEY, Texas – This summer, UTRGV is hosting the fourth annual ‘Team Mario Fun Fridays Summer Camp’, the first and only summer camp in the Valley designed for children ages 7-15 on the autism spectrum.

Team Mario, an organization that advocates for Autism

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Chron.com: Hope For Three, Autism Advocates, joins forces with Poppy's Place Book Store

Chron.com: Hope For Three, Autism Advocates, joins forces with Poppy's Place Book Store

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Hope For Three, Autism Advocates, has formed a partnership with children’s bookstore Poppy’s Place Book Store. Pictured here are Robert “Poppy” Lampkin, owner of Poppy’s Place Bookstore and the Montgomery triplets – Lauren, Londyn

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News.com.au: Hanson under fire over disabled kids comments

News.com.au: Hanson under fire over disabled kids comments

VideoImagePauline Hanson says autistic kids should be removed from mainstream classrooms. Credit – Australian Parliament House via Storyful2:20

One Nation backed the Coalition’s proposed $18.6 billion school funding package and used the opportunity to argue special needs children should be removed from mainstream classrooms. During a Senate speech on June 21,

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Radioaustralia.net.au: Pauline Hanson's call to 'segregate' children with autism 'bigoted', disability advocates say

Radioaustralia.net.au: Pauline Hanson's call to 'segregate' children with autism 'bigoted', disability advocates say

Disability advocates have slammed One Nation senator Pauline Hanson’s call for children with autism to be removed from mainstream classrooms, saying the “hurtful” idea would amount to “segregation”.

The Queensland senator made the suggestion during debate on the Federal Government’s school funding legislation, saying children with disabilities were putting a

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Christianpost.com: 'Atypical' News, Spoilers: New Comedy Series That Tackles Autism Is Set to Premiere in August

Christianpost.com: 'Atypical' News, Spoilers: New Comedy Series That Tackles Autism Is Set to Premiere in August

Netflix ventures into new territory with their upcoming “Atypical,” which follows the life of a high school boy on the autism spectrum. The series premieres on Friday, Aug. 11.

Reuters/Danny MoloshokJennifer Jason Leigh stars in “Atypical,” a new Netflix comedy series that tackles the subject of autism.

“Atypical” may be another

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Medicalxpress.com: Serotonin improves sociability in mouse model of autism

Medicalxpress.com: Serotonin improves sociability in mouse model of autism

This infographic shows the serotonergic abnormalities in the ASD model mice and the positive effect on behavior that resulted from early therapy with an serotonin reuptake inhibitor. Credit: RIKEN

Scientists at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute (BSI) in Japan have linked early serotonin deficiency to several symptoms that occur

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Streetwise.co: This Subscription Box Startup Brings Home-Based Autism Therapy Directly to Parents and …

Streetwise.co: This Subscription Box Startup Brings Home-Based Autism Therapy Directly to Parents and …

Sisters Elizabeth and Melissa Ames wouldn’t attribute their decision to embark on their entrepreneurial journey to any one particular “aha” moment.

Rather, they say their idea was over a decade in the making – right from the time their late mother would tell them, “Be the change you wish to

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Themighty.com: Paramount Pictures Wants to Turn Book About Autism, 'Neurotribes,' Into a Film

Paramount Pictures has acquired the rights to Steve Silberman’s 2015 book “NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity.” The project has been set up with “Saturday Night Live” producer Lorne Michaels and his company Broadway Video.

Big news but still preliminary: Paramount/Lorne Michaels have optioned my history of autism

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