Day: January 25, 2018

Popsugar.com: This Common Condition in Women Is Increasing the Risk of Childhood Autism

Popsugar.com: This Common Condition in Women Is Increasing the Risk of Childhood Autism

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Children of mothers with a particular hormone imbalance may have an increased risk for developing autism.

According to a Swedish study released in December 2015, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) — a common disorder that causes enlarged ovaries with small cysts and affects between five and 15 percent of women

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Sltrib.com: Commentary: I have autism. I'm a Mormon. And both identities can make me uncomfortable.

Sltrib.com: Commentary: I have autism. I'm a Mormon. And both identities can make me uncomfortable.

I was diagnosed a year ago officially with “high-functioning autism” or what you might have previously heard called Asperger’s syndrome. Some of the common traits of Aspies include:

• Lack of eye contact.

• Literalism.

• Difficulty parsing body language and facial expression.

• Language precision.

• Rigid schedules

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