Day: July 12, 2017

Health24.com: Could oxytocin be the answer to autism?

Health24.com: Could oxytocin be the answer to autism?

Improving the behaviour of children with autism isn’t easy, but social skills in these children do appear to improve slightly after a nasal spritz of oxytocin, the so-called “love hormone”, researchers report after conducting a study.

Autism is defined as a complex spectrum of disorders. A previous Health24 reported that

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Albanyherald.com: Command post to be set up as search for autistic Albany boy continues

ALBANY — Police were continuing the search Tuesday night for an 11-year-old Albany boy with autism, Bruce Lemon-Curry, and were asking volunteers to help with the search Wednesday morning if he wasn’t found overnight.

Albany Police Chief Michael Persley is asking volunteers willing to assist in the search to report

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Medicalnewstoday.com: Autism: Which children respond to oxytocin treatment?

Oxytocin treatment is found to be more efficient in autistic children with low baseline levels of the hormone. Oxytocin treatment has been proven efficient in improving the social behavior of some children with autism, studies have found. A new clinical trial investigates which children will respond best to this treatment

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Tenplay.com.au: School accused of autism mistreatment

Tenplay.com.au: School accused of autism mistreatment

A Victorian school reportedly suggested weeding and sweeping footpaths as ‘occupation therapy’ for a five-year-old boy with autism.

The family of pupil Gabriel Eyre have complained about the school to the Australian Human Rights Commission, arguing Balnarring Primary School discriminated against the boy.

Gabriel’s mum Mirinda claimed the school regularly

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Daltondailycitizen.com: Group holding free events for children on the autism spectrum

The Northwest Georgia Healthcare Partnership is sponsoring free summer activity events specifically designed for families of children on the autism spectrum. Summer can be an especially challenging time for such families as the “normal” routine of school and work are not as defined during these months.

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Blog:The Secret Aspie- Bad Mistress

It has been a while since I have written here and to be honest I go through stages of not wanting to write…where I feel totally overwhelmed with life and issues and depression.

As an update, I have not been going so crash hot… I fell off the wagon with my exercise and eating healthy and with my budget… so not good but Im getting back into it slowly…

I have been struggling with issues

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Tapinto.net: Rutgers Unveils Plans for “Groundbreaking” Adult Autism Center

Tapinto.net: Rutgers Unveils Plans for “Groundbreaking” Adult Autism Center

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — A first-of-its-kind center for adults with autism is slated to take root on Douglass Campus, where the closed Corwin houses now stand, according to a Rutgers University official.

Frank Wong, the school’s executive director of facilities, planning and development, introduced general plans for the Adult Autism Center last

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Blog:My Anxious Suppositions- Stuck

I am currently in a sticky situation. I accepted a job offer and now they seem to be a bit sketchy. I’ve got an unsettling gut feeling that I should back out, but can’t seem to. I tried to let the lady down easy, but she is not accepting my resignation. Now I’m in too deep to back out. Not quite sure what to do.

I think I am just going to fulfill my last

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Mirror.co.uk: Dr Miriam Stoppard: Possible link between exposure to lead and autism in children needs exploring

Over the years, I’ve kept my eye on research that throws light on the cause of autism . In a new study, scientists say being exposed to lead while in the womb or just after being born might possibly increase a child’s chances of becoming autistic.

Lead exposure has previously

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Blog:Neuro Wonderful- [Image: An Instagram photo from my account. The photo is a…

[Image: An Instagram photo from my account. The photo is a close-up selfie of my face and upper torso. I am wearing a purple t-shirt with purple, blue, and yellow bubble font and yellow starbursts on the front. The words on the shirt say CURE ABLEISM! I am wearing my eyeglasses and smiling while looking down.]

I love this shirt. I get into fights with ableists over this shirt. It’s a good shirt.

You can get

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