Month: June 2017

Thesaturdaypaper.com.au: Hormonal therapy for autism

Thesaturdaypaper.com.au: Hormonal therapy for autism

When Professor Adam Guastella was training to become a clinical psychologist in the 1990s, autism was believed to be an untreatable genetic and biological condition. “You could work with people on behavioural change and socialisation, but that was regarded as fairly minor in the context of the entire condition,” he

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Dailymail.co.uk: Parents sue amusement park where their autistic son, eight, drowned in a pool saying staff were …

Dailymail.co.uk: Parents sue amusement park where their autistic son, eight, drowned in a pool saying staff were …

Yassin Boudriss, eight, was found unconscious in the swimming pool last JulyHe was discovered by a lifeguard at Knoebels Amusement Resort, Pennsylvania Parents Mohamad and Fadma Boudriss say park staff were unprepared and slow to respond after their son was found floating in three feet of waterThey also say lifeguards were

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Blog:The Greatest Adventure- Julybilation: A Month of Mirth

I’m aware that recent posts have been fairly serious, weighty affairs. I have a tendency towards the thinkier side of life and my writing does reflect that. However, life with autism does come with a generous dose of laughter and we all know that laughter is good for us.

Therefore I am setting myself a challenge to find something funny and positive in every day of July and of course I will set it

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Scicasts.com: Serotonin Improves Sociability in Mouse Model of Autism, Scientists Say

Scicasts.com: Serotonin Improves Sociability in Mouse Model of Autism, Scientists Say

Tokyo, Japan (Scicasts) — 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 levels, brain circuitry, and behaviour in a mouse model of ASD. Experiments showed

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Wivb.com: 12-year-old with Autism conquers roller coaster fears, inspires others with videos

(WIVB) — A 12-year-old boy who used to be afraid of roller coasters has conquered his fears, and he’s hooked.

Now, his YouTube channel has inspired thousands of others to do the same thing.

Logan Joiner is on the Autism spectrum. He started his YouTube channel “Coaster Kids” to document his

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