Day: September 27, 2017

Medicalresearch.com: Autism Spectrum Disorder Found To Be Highly Heritable

Medicalresearch.com: Autism Spectrum Disorder Found To Be Highly Heritable

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:

D. Sandin

Sven Sandin, PhD Assistant ProfessorDepartment of PsychiatryIcahn School of Medicine at Mount SinaiNew York, NY 10029 

MedicalResearch.com: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings?Response: In 2014, we estimated the heritability of autism to be approximately 50%. Motivating us then

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Gazettelive.co.uk: Thomas is 3 and has development problems, so why must he wait until August 2019 for an autism …

Gazettelive.co.uk: Thomas is 3 and has development problems, so why must he wait until August 2019 for an autism …

Thomas Binks looks like an average three-year-old who loves animals and playing outside.

But the Billingham lad is still in nappies and cannot speak in full sentences.

His parents believe he has autism, but must suffer an agonising two-year wait before the assessment process can even begin.

While families in

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Thesun.ie: Young Irish teen with autism hopes groundbreaking new children's series Pablo – with an all …

Thesun.ie: Young Irish teen with autism hopes groundbreaking new children's series Pablo – with an all …

TRAILBLAZING

Rachael Dickson, 18 is making her big voice-acting debut as Mouse in the trailblazing show and she stars alongside Jake Williamson, 11, who is the voice of Pablo

A YOUNG woman with autism hopes a new ground-breaking children’s series will change the way people see the condition.

Pablo

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Irishexaminer.com: Meet Pablo, the star of a new show on RTEjr with an all-autistic cast

Irishexaminer.com: Meet Pablo, the star of a new show on RTEjr with an all-autistic cast

A ground-breaking new children’s TV series featuring a child with autism in the starring role for the first time will be broadcast on RTÉjr and CBeebies next month.

Pablo, a 52-episode live action and 2D animation series, was created and produced by pioneering Belfast production company, Paper Owl Films.

It

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Denverpost.com: Anti-vaccine voices contending link to autism growing louder on Twitter, five-year CU study shows

Denverpost.com: Anti-vaccine voices contending link to autism growing louder on Twitter, five-year CU study shows

An online chorus voicing anti-vaccine views linking some immunizations to autism has gained momentum via Twitter, a five-year University of Colorado study shows, with most of the negative comments coming from California and several northeastern states — particularly in areas of high affluence and concentrations of new moms.

The study used

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Blog:Neuro Wonderful- alv529:
lennydotdotdotart:

why be an aspie supremacist when you…

Blog:Neuro Wonderful- alv529: lennydotdotdotart: why be an aspie supremacist when you…

lennydotdotdotart:

why be an aspie supremacist when you can collude with other autistic people to tear autism moms out of their reality?

commission info

[Image is a cartoon with three characters who all appear to be grown ups. It is implied Person 1 is Matt’s mother or other relative. The characters are all standing close to each other, having the following conversation:

Person 1: Matt has the mind of a five year old.Person 2: No,

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Blog:Neuro Wonderful- Maybe, if I post every time this happens, abled people will stop thinking that this sort of thing is rare.

Blog:Neuro Wonderful- Maybe, if I post every time this happens, abled people will stop thinking that this sort of thing is rare.

A while back I was sitting by the restaurant in Ikea and using my phone while I waited for Marvin to buy some things.

I was seated at one of four high-backed chairs arranged around a low coffee table. Across the table from me was a stranger, his young son sat in the chair to the right of me, and his daughter, who was about nine-years-old, sat on the floor at the coffee table. She

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Blog:Stranger Darker Better- Trapped

Blog:Stranger Darker Better- Trapped

Trapped.

Trapped in a body wracked with pain.

A body ever changing but always the same.

What new horror awaits me today?

Bowels that shift and cramp and twist.

Air passes through tunnels made too small

Encaged by alien growths that scream at the passage.

Joints bend and bend and bend

Far beyond supposed limitations.

Bones fall out of prescribed place.

Pop. Pop. In, out. Burning pain.

Limbs lay heavy fighting the weight of the

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Liverpoolecho.co.uk: Parents' relief as council say autism “lifeline” will not be axed

Liverpoolecho.co.uk: Parents' relief as council say autism “lifeline” will not be axed

Parents shared their relief after Liverpool council ruled out axing a “lifeline” for children with autism.

Town hall officials had considered scrapping its autism training team because of huge school funding cuts by the Conservative government.

But council chiefs say staff jobs and the training are now secure, after thousands

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