Day: July 25, 2017

Cbs46.com: Family tells story of child with Autism

Cbs46.com: Family tells story of child with Autism

(Source: WGCL) ATLANTA (CBS46) –

The Autism Society of Georgia estimates that there are more than 155,000 Georgians living with autism.

More than half a million others – relatives, caregivers, teachers and health care professionals — are also impacted by this disorder.

The Eidex family gave CBS46 full access

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Kcrg.com: UIHC researcher says oxytocin nasal spray could one day help kids with autism

Kcrg.com: UIHC researcher says oxytocin nasal spray could one day help kids with autism

IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) — A nasal spray with the hormone, oxytocin, could help kids with autism.

Researchers at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and Baylor College of Medicine did a recent study. The study used the spray and tracked the children’s eye movements. Kids with autism tend

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Blog:Neuro Wonderful- I am a parent to an 8 year old boy that just received a diagnosis of ADHD and Autism, high functioning. I am excited bit scared. Can you give me any advice on how to explain this to him?

Blog:Neuro Wonderful- I am a parent to an 8 year old boy that just received a diagnosis of ADHD and Autism, high functioning. I am excited bit scared. Can you give me any advice on how to explain this to him?

Anonymous asked: I am a parent to an 8 year old boy that just received a diagnosis of ADHD and Autism, high functioning. I am excited bit scared. Can you give me any advice on how to explain this to him?

I answered a similar ask a while ago, so I’m going to use that. It’s more specifically about autism, but you can adapt the same principals to apply to any neurodivergence.

“You know how

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Theconversation.com: Australian Story: how exposing children with autism to risk can teach them resilience and life skills

Theconversation.com: Australian Story: how exposing children with autism to risk can teach them resilience and life skills

Last night’s ABC Australian Story episode featuring Sam and James Best’s journey through Africa illustrates the lengths parents will go to in supporting their children on the autism spectrum to reach their full potential.

Clearly, Africa is not the practical answer to helping the majority of children thrive. But the

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Video:Jason Love- Autism Reviews: Flying Disco Ball

Video:Jason Love- Autism Reviews: Flying Disco Ball

Video review on flying disco ball. It is a blinking light sphere with a helicopter attached. It sounds really cool, but the kids were not into it at all. It must be the scary sound of the propeller mixed with the fact it flies as if out of control.

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Abc.net.au: Autism and teens: Sydney father James Best's radical experiment to help son, Sam

Abc.net.au: Autism and teens: Sydney father James Best's radical experiment to help son, Sam

Related Story: This is what actually happens with special needs kids in a mainstream classroom Related Story: Why many women with ‘high-functioning’ autism are left undiagnosed

When Sydney GP Dr James Best announced that he was going backpacking across Africa with his teenage son who has autism, the reactions

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