Day: January 3, 2018

Northwestern.edu: Improving autism interventions

Northwestern.edu: Improving autism interventions

“We have a huge need for efficient, reliable and objective autism-screening tools. Currently, there’s nothing that could easily and dependably be administered to every single child.”

Communication sciences and disorders professor Molly Losh is a pioneer in multi-generational research, looking into the genetics of autism to identify the condition earlier

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Manchestereveningnews.co.uk: Paddy McGuinness 'duped by charity scammer pretending to be Corrie star Derek Griffiths'

Manchestereveningnews.co.uk: Paddy McGuinness 'duped by charity scammer pretending to be Corrie star Derek Griffiths'

Police are investigating after Paddy McGuinness was duped by a charity scam on Twitter.

The Take Me Out host and co-star of Peter Kay’s comedy Max and Paddy’s Road to Nowhere, fell victim to a fraudster who posed as Coronation Street actor, Derek Griffiths.

The conman auctioned meals with the

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Dailymail.co.uk: Taking vitamins before and during pregnancy slashes autism risk by 75%, new study shows

Dailymail.co.uk: Taking vitamins before and during pregnancy slashes autism risk by 75%, new study shows

A new study shows that taking folic acid or multivitamins before or during pregnancy cuts the risk of children developing autism by 73 percentThe study from Haifa University in Israel examined 45,000 children whose mothers had or had not taken supplements during pregnancy Mothers who took multivitamins up to two years

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Argyllfreepress.com: Autism Rates In The US Have Been Dropping Since 2014 (Study)

Argyllfreepress.com: Autism Rates In The US Have Been Dropping Since 2014 (Study)

U.S. autism rates have been steadily declining over the years, according to a new study.

Autism is a common condition that manifests itself from an early age. The disorder is characterized by low social skills, repetitive behavior, and challenges to verbal and nonverbal communication. While autism rates are believed

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Opelikaobserver.com: Sen. Tom Whatley named Legislator of the Year at San Diego's National Autism Law Summit

Opelikaobserver.com: Sen. Tom Whatley named Legislator of the Year at San Diego's National Autism Law Summit

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State Senator Tom Whatley (R-Auburn) was named a “Legislator of the Year” at the recent Autism Law Summit, a national conference held in San Diego that brought together more than 200 autism service providers, lawyers, state and federal lawmakers,

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Ajmc.com: What We're Reading: Vision Loss Gene Therapy; Autism Spectrum Disorders; Dementia in the …

Ajmc.com: What We're Reading: Vision Loss Gene Therapy; Autism Spectrum Disorders; Dementia in the …

New vision loss gene therapy gets a price tag below the expected $1 million mark; new evidence finds that the prevalence of autism spectrum disorders has plateaued; hospitals are ill-equipped to care for dementia patients, but a new effort could change that.

Vision Loss Gene Therapy Gets a Price The

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News-medical.net: Survey finds stability in frequency of ASD among U.S. children in recent years

News-medical.net: Survey finds stability in frequency of ASD among U.S. children in recent years

January 3, 2018

Bottom Line: The frequency of autism spectrum disorder among U.S. children and adolescents was stable from 2014-2016 based on data from a nationally representative annual survey.

Why The Research Is Interesting: Previous surveys have reported a steady increase in the frequency of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in

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Pr.com: Michael Terence Publishing Announces the Release of “The Autistic Author and Animator – a …

Pr.com: Michael Terence Publishing Announces the Release of “The Autistic Author and Animator – a …

Michael Terence Publishing announces the release of “The Autistic Author and Animator – a Mother’s View of a Daughter’s Triumph,” a personal story by Janet Walmsley.

Thame, United Kingdom, January 03, 2018 –(PR.com)– Told from the perspective of a parent whose child has Autism, this is a heartfelt mother-daughter story

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Blog:Pharaohs World!- New year, new start…

Blog:Pharaohs World!- New year, new start…

Happy New Year everyone.

I hope you had a lovely Autism friendly Xmas (for those of you who are Autistic obviously) or a lovely NT Xmas.

Either way, welcome to 2018!

I’m not one for making resolutions because either I forget them or I break them so, rather than making any more I think I’ll have a few “hopes” instead..

So here is what I hope for in 2018..

1. That the Autism community on

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Timesofautism.com: How Funding Delays are Plaguing Families of Children Diagnosed with Autism

Timesofautism.com: How Funding Delays are Plaguing Families of Children Diagnosed with Autism

ByLexi Garcia How Funding Delays are Plaguing Families of Children Diagnosed with Autism

Professionals and therapists who are in the field of providing services to children diagnosed with autism blame the snail-paced approval process resulting in their clients looking elsewhere despite being needy to the core.

Nevertheless, this

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