Day: August 15, 2017

Healthyway.com: A Simple Eye Test Could Help Catch Autism Early

Healthyway.com: A Simple Eye Test Could Help Catch Autism Early

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is the fastest growing developmental disability in the U.S. There are many theories as to why the rate keeps rising, but one thing is certain—early detection is essential to improving affected individuals’ outcomes. Fortunately, a simple eye test may help physicians catch the disorder earlier than

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Consciouslifenews.com: How to Heal Mental Disorders (Like Autism, Depression and More) With Nutrition

Consciouslifenews.com: How to Heal Mental Disorders (Like Autism, Depression and More) With Nutrition

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Video Source: Mercola

By Dr. Joseph Mercola | mercola.com

Can you use specific nutrients to improve your mental health? Yes, you can. William Walsh, Ph.D., president of the nonprofit Walsh Research Institute in Naperville, Illinois, and author of “Nutrient Power: Heal Your Biochemistry and Heal Your Brain,” specializes

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Campussafetymagazine.com: 2 Ohio Teachers Placed on Leave for Dragging Student with Autism

Campussafetymagazine.com: 2 Ohio Teachers Placed on Leave for Dragging Student with Autism

Surveillance video shows the two teachers dragging the 7-year-old student, who has autism, to the school office after misbehaving on the playground.

The teachers have been placed on administrative leave and were replaced for the coming school year.

Two Ohio kindergarten teachers who were seen on camera dragging a student with

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Dotmed.com: MR imaging shows significant brain differences in autism patients

Dotmed.com: MR imaging shows significant brain differences in autism patients

MR imaging might one day play an important role in identifying autism patients who require urgent intervention.

Autism spectrum disorders affect over 3.5 million people in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Many of them present with abnormalities at a specific site on the 16th chromosome.

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Usatoday.com: How characters with autism got starring roles on TV's 'Good Doctor,' 'Atypical,' 'Claws'

Usatoday.com: How characters with autism got starring roles on TV's 'Good Doctor,' 'Atypical,' 'Claws'

Freddie Highmore plays Dr. Shaun Murphy, a surgeon with autism and savant syndrome, in ABC’s ‘The Good Doctor.'(Photo: Liane Hentscher, ABC)

As autism has increased in frequency and recognition in society, TV is welcoming more characters with the condition. 

The lead characters of Netflix’s Atypical (now streaming), ABC’s The

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Consumeraffairs.com: Online resource provides families with autism travel options

Consumeraffairs.com: Online resource provides families with autism travel options

Travel can be tricky for families with children on the autism spectrum. Sensory, safety, and dietary restrictions can limit destination possibilities, but a new online resource can help families with children on the spectrum plan a sensory-friendly vacation.

With Autism Travel, families can find travel options that won’t be off-putting

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