Day: July 28, 2017

Mycentraljersey.com: Midland School expands offerings with preschool and autism programs

Mycentraljersey.com: Midland School expands offerings with preschool and autism programs

The Midland School is an approved private special education school dedicated to the individual, academic, social, emotional and career education needs of children, adolescents and young adults, ages 5 through 21, with developmental disabilities.(Photo: ~Courtesy of Midland)

 

 

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On March 4, the community came together to

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Fbherald.com: Having a sibling with autism

Fbherald.com: Having a sibling with autism

Upcoming eighth-grader Leah Sterling shared with the CIT Mental Health Peace Officer class about what it’s like to have an older brother with autism, as Hope For Three Executive Director Darla Farmer listens attentively. 

“My brother is

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Spectrumnews.org: Antidepressant eases some autism features in mice

Spectrumnews.org: Antidepressant eases some autism features in mice

Old theory: Many clinical trials have unsuccessfully tested antidepressants in people with autism.

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A drug that keeps neurons of newborn mice bathed in the chemical messenger serotonin prevents social abnormalities in a mouse model of dup15q syndrome. The findings suggest that low levels of serotonin, which helps regulate

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Video:Connopolis- Obsessathon July 2017

Video:Connopolis- Obsessathon July 2017

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Advancedsciencenews.com: Could Some Cases of Autism be Prevented by Nutritional Intervention?

Advancedsciencenews.com: Could Some Cases of Autism be Prevented by Nutritional Intervention?

Autism describes a very heterogenous set of symptoms ranging from severe phenotypes showing congenital malformations, abnormal brain structure and intellectual disabilities, to children who appear normal but are socially impaired. This latter, milder form of autism is characterized by an extreme male bias. In a Hypothesis article published in

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Al.com: Soldout KultureBALL to raise money for autism, host celebrities like Tiki Barber, Kimberly Guilfoyle

Al.com: Soldout KultureBALL to raise money for autism, host celebrities like Tiki Barber, Kimberly Guilfoyle

Non-profit KultureBALL has sold out its 800-some tickets for Saturday’s annual event that will bring celebrities to Birmingham. 

The event raises money for KultureCity, a non-profit in the style of a tech startup that provides accessibility solutions for folks with sensory disorders like autism or post traumatic stress disorder.

The

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Spectrumnews.org: New method rates strength of ties between genes, conditions

Spectrumnews.org: New method rates strength of ties between genes, conditions

Missing link: Not all mutations that crop up in people with a condition actually contribute to it.

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A new method can help researchers and clinicians gauge the likelihood that a gene is associated with a particular condition. The strategy could help researchers focus their efforts on genes with

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Halsteadgazette.co.uk: Autistic youngster, Sam Elsbury, of Halstead, on the verge of having his own sensory garden after …

Halsteadgazette.co.uk: Autistic youngster, Sam Elsbury, of Halstead, on the verge of having his own sensory garden after …

A SPECIAL youngster is on the verge of having his own dream sensory garden after a 24 hour snooker marathon raised roughly £3,000.

Nine-year-old Sam Elsbury, of Halstead, was diagnosed with autism when he was just two-and-a-half years old, and is completely non-verbal and struggles in social situations.

The youngster’s

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Eveningexpress.co.uk: Sensory kits introduced at Aberdeenshire libraries for children with autism

Eveningexpress.co.uk: Sensory kits introduced at Aberdeenshire libraries for children with autism

Libraries around the North-east will benefit from new kit to help host pop-up sensory sessions for youngsters affected by autism.

The equipment will be portable, allowing it to be used by all Aberdeenshire Council’s libraries.

The idea took shape during a discussion between the Alford-based Spikin Autism group and

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