Day: January 2, 2018

Superstarmagazine.com: 10-Year-Old Boy With Autism Brings Joy To Shoppers By Singing This Smokey Robinson Classic

Superstarmagazine.com: 10-Year-Old Boy With Autism Brings Joy To Shoppers By Singing This Smokey Robinson Classic

This 10-year-old boy with a mild form of autism reportedly got himself a record deal after he was spotted singing inside Asda. Shoppers noticed Calum Courtney was focused on his talent as they shopped up and down the aisles of this grocery store. When he was in the middle of

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Mcall.com: Autism spectrum disorders appear to have stabilized in U.S.

Mcall.com: Autism spectrum disorders appear to have stabilized in U.S.

Using National Health Interview Survey results, researchers from the University of Iowa found that 2.41% of U.S. kids and teens had a form of autism. That prevalence rose slightly over the three-year period, but wasn’t enough to be considered statistically significant. (Jan. 2, 2018) (Sign up for our free video newsletter

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Wsbradio.com: The prevalence of autism spectrum disorders in the US may have reached a plateau

Wsbradio.com: The prevalence of autism spectrum disorders in the US may have reached a plateau

Despite previous surveys that show a steady increase in the frequency of autism spectrum disorder in U-S children, it appears to have stabilized , according to a new report.

Data from the National Health Interview Survey, which polls American households about a variety of conditions, show the frequency of autism

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Msn.com: Autism Spectrum Disorders in U.S. Kids Hit Apparent Plateau

Msn.com: Autism Spectrum Disorders in U.S. Kids Hit Apparent Plateau

© (Getty Images) A new survey about autism spectrum disorders found a stabilization in prevalence among children and teens in the United States.

Evidence from a new National Health Interview Survey indicates the prevalence of autism spectrum disorders has reached a plateau in the United States, the Los Angeles Times

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Msn.com: How Many Kids Are Diagnosed With Autism?

Msn.com: How Many Kids Are Diagnosed With Autism?

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After years of rising cases of autism, the number of kids diagnosed with the developmental disorder might be leveling off, according to new statistics.

Survey data suggest cases of autism among children and adolescents have not jumped over the last few years in the same way they

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Medicalxpress.com: Folic acid lessens autism risk for fetal anti-epileptic exposure

Medicalxpress.com: Folic acid lessens autism risk for fetal anti-epileptic exposure

(HealthDay)—For children exposed to antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) in utero, the risk of autistic traits may be mitigated by use of periconceptional folic acid supplementation, according to a study published online Dec. 26 in JAMA Neurology.

Marte Bjørk, M.D., Ph.D., from the University of Bergen in Norway, and colleagues conducted

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Blog:Stranger Darker Better- Exploring the Language of Neurodiversity: Basic Definitions

Blog:Stranger Darker Better- Exploring the Language of Neurodiversity: Basic Definitions

Today, we’re going to dive into a short series on neurodiversity and other neuro* words associated with this concept.

In my work with Autism-Asks, concepts of neurodiversity come up frequently. Another frequent occurrence is the misuse of the terms associated with neurodiversity. Often, I see neurodiverse and neurodivergent and neurodiversity used interchangeably in asks, despite rather different definitions of these words.

As such, I’ve wanted write this series for a while. The spark for this

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Weekfacts.com: Researchers says Autistic Spectrum Disorders Stable in US children

Weekfacts.com: Researchers says Autistic Spectrum Disorders Stable in US children

Researchers have another reason to trust that the predominance of autism spectrum disorders in the U.S. has achieved a plateau.

The proof comes from the National Health Interview Survey, which polls American households about an assortment of conditions. At the point when a partaking family includes children,

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Indianexpress.com: Understood: Link between autism, severe infection while pregnant

Indianexpress.com: Understood: Link between autism, severe infection while pregnant

Updated: January 3, 2018 12:20 am

Beautiful pregnant woman sitting at bed and holds hands on belly in bedroom at home. Pregnancy, parenthood, preparation and expectation concept. Close-up, indoors.

Written by Gloria Choi and others

Mothers who experience an infection severe enough to require hospitalisation during pregnancy

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