Day: July 17, 2017

Harvard.edu: Late in the Game

Harvard.edu: Late in the Game

Over the past decade, mutations in more than 60 different genes have been linked with autism spectrum disorder, including de novo mutations, which occur spontaneously and aren’t inherited. But much of autism still remains unexplained.

A new study of nearly 6,000 families implicates a hard-to-find category of de novo mutations:

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Theeventchronicle.com: Mercury & Autism Relationship Confirmed in Longitudinal Study

Theeventchronicle.com: Mercury & Autism Relationship Confirmed in Longitudinal Study

By Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

The international journal Science of the Total Environment has just published a compelling study from the Republic of Korea, where autism prevalence is high. The study identifies a strong relationship between prenatal and early childhood exposure to mercury and autistic behaviors in five-year-olds.

Lead author Jia Ryu and coauthors acknowledge mercury’s

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Parents.com: New Study Finds What We Know About Girls With Autism May Be Wrong

Parents.com: New Study Finds What We Know About Girls With Autism May Be Wrong

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A new study just published in the journal Autism Research challenges commonly held beliefs about how autism affects females.

The research, which comes out of the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders at the Children’s National Health System, finds that girls with autism are more likely to

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Algemeiner.com: Jewish Woman's Tale of Helping Sooth Differently-Abled Child on Overseas Flight Goes Viral

Algemeiner.com: Jewish Woman's Tale of Helping Sooth Differently-Abled Child on Overseas Flight Goes Viral

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Split images showing Rochel Groner soothing an autistic child during their flight to the US. Photo: Facebook.

A Jewish woman’s story of how she comforted an autistic boy on a recent

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Video:Fathering Autism- I Told Him Not To Stare At Her | Autism Mom Comes Home | Fathering Autism Vlog #81

Video:Fathering Autism- I Told Him Not To Stare At Her | Autism Mom Comes Home | Fathering Autism Vlog #81

Autism mom comes home and we made her cry. Abbie had a meltdown at the flea market so a lot of people stared at her. One guy wouldn’t stop so I told him not to stare…with my dad voice. I feel bad about it but I had my fill of rude people and autism meltdowns.

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Blog:Pharaohs World!- Growing up different

I can’t honestly say that I knew, even thought I was Autistic when I was growing up. 

Autism wasn’t a word I’d ever heard and nor had my parents. I was just me and given that each family member had their own set of idiosyncratic behaviours, being different just seemed pretty normal. Well, our kind of normal. 

We never gelled as a family. We were never close or “cuddly”. We got on with each other

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Vanguardngr.com: 7th Annual Autism Awareness Conference opens in Lagos

AS part of efforts to increase awareness on Autism Spectrum Disorder, ASD, Guaranty Trust Bank, GTB, 7th Annual Autism Conference opened in Lagos last week.

The conference entitled: “Childhood to Adulthood: “Communication and Social Development” is designed to create conversations and develop resources which would address the dynamic needs of

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Jta.org: Photos of Jewish woman comforting autistic boy on plane go viral

Jta.org: Photos of Jewish woman comforting autistic boy on plane go viral

Rochel Groner comforting a child with autism on a flight from Europe to the United States. (Bentzion Groner/Facebook)

(JTA) — A Jewish woman comforting a distressed child was captured in heartwarming photos that quickly gained traction on social media. The photos show Chabad emissary Rochel Groner holding and comforting the

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Midlands103.com: Boy With Autism Reinstated To Westmeath School After Appeal

Midlands103.com: Boy With Autism Reinstated To Westmeath School After Appeal

Written 6 hours ago by Newsroom

A young boy with autism is being allowed to stay at his Westmeath school after initially being expelled for disruptive behaviour.

The family of five-year-old, Tyler Mulvanny, have had their appeal against Coralstown National School’s decision upheld, after the action was initially taken in

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Qns.com: Play a round of golf in Fresh Meadows to support autism awareness & get the chance to win $1 million

Qns.com: Play a round of golf in Fresh Meadows to support autism awareness & get the chance to win $1 million

A Glendale-based autism awareness group will be hosting a golf outing with a bevy of special contests and prizes — including the chance to win $1 million — to raise funds for autism awareness and their Kidz into Action campaign.

Greg Vasicek, president and founder of the Play4Autism Foundation, is

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News-medical.net: Mutations arising after conception may play vital role in autism

July 17, 2017

A study of nearly 6,000 families, combining three genetic sequencing technologies, finds that mutations that occur after conception play an important role in autism. A team led by investigators at Boston Children’s Hospital and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard reports the findings today in Nature

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Fiu.edu: Young adults with developmental disabilities bond with FIU peers over computers

Fiu.edu: Young adults with developmental disabilities bond with FIU peers over computers

SCIS and Marino Campus students work together

A group of 11 students huddled in the Hardware Lab at Modesto A. Maidique Campus’ Tech Station recently. They took computers apart, learned to code and worked on websites. But these aren’t ordinary students – they’re exceptional.

The students are part of the Marino

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