Day: February 6, 2018

Blog:The Greatest Adventure- W2.6: Science, B*tch!

Blog:The Greatest Adventure- W2.6: Science, B*tch!

Thomas has been accepted into a two year study into the benefits of Lego® Therapy. He stands a fifty percent chance of receiving the therapy; the other fifty percent will be a control group that only fills out the questionnaires at the beginning of the process. He received a round of Lego Therapy last year in primary school and thoroughly enjoyed it. At the time his teaching assistant said he seemed to benefit from it. It’s

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Go.com: Parents accused of leaving son with autism alone outside bar while they watched the Super Bowl

Go.com: Parents accused of leaving son with autism alone outside bar while they watched the Super Bowl

A Florida couple is accused of leaving their child with autism inside their car while they watched the Super Bowl at a bar Sunday.

Robert Valenti, 42, and his wife, Kristal Valenti, 38, face charges of child neglect, according to a Flagler County Sheriff’s Office charging affidavit obtained by ABC News.

The

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Video:Our AUsome Life- ENCOURAGING SPEECH FOR MY NON VERBAL TODDLER WITH AUTISM | AUTISM FAMILY VLOG

Video:Our AUsome Life- ENCOURAGING SPEECH FOR MY NON VERBAL TODDLER WITH AUTISM | AUTISM FAMILY VLOG

KENZLEE IS LEARNING TO SPEAK AND WE ARE ENCOURAGING HER TO DO SO BY ANY MEANS.
Elizabeth and KC have been married 11+ years and have 3 children.
Kaden, Jaelee, and Kenzlee have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Intellectual Disabilty. Kaden also has ADHD and ADD combined, and was also born with a cleft palate.
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Jezebel.com: New Study Finds Fetal Alcohol Disorders Affect Children As Commonly As Autism

Jezebel.com: New Study Finds Fetal Alcohol Disorders Affect Children As Commonly As Autism

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A new study published on Tuesday has found that fetal alcohol syndrome and other alcohol-related disorders are as common in American children as autism.

The study, published in JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association, looked at 3,000 children in schools in four different

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Genomeweb.com: Autism Analysis Uncovers Ties Between Motor Skills, Damaging De Novo Mutations

Genomeweb.com: Autism Analysis Uncovers Ties Between Motor Skills, Damaging De Novo Mutations

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The preponderance of de novo mutations that occur in some individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may include damaging mutations that appear to impact motor skills, new research suggests.

In an early, online study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers from the

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Laboratoryequipment.com: Fetal Alcohol Disorder as Prevalent as Autism, JAMA Study Shows

Laboratoryequipment.com: Fetal Alcohol Disorder as Prevalent as Autism, JAMA Study Shows

The warnings have been ubiquitous for decades: drinking alcohol while pregnant could have severe impacts on the unborn child.

Now, a new study of thousands of first graders in four different regions of the United States contends the rates are much higher than previously believed – perhaps five times the

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Theithacan.org: Q&A: Associate professor helps with nature trail project

Theithacan.org: Q&A: Associate professor helps with nature trail project

Skott Jones, associate professor in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, has served on the advisory panel for the Autism Nature Trail in Letchworth State Park near Rochester, New York, since 2014. While on sabbatical, Jones wrote a guidebook for parents and caregivers of children with autism spectrum disorders

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Firstforwomen.com: Simple Two-Minute Questionnaire May Help Detect Autism Earlier, Study Finds

Firstforwomen.com: Simple Two-Minute Questionnaire May Help Detect Autism Earlier, Study Finds

Big news for the progress in early autism detection: Researchers at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School have developed a new tool that could help medical experts detect autism in toddlers. Considering toddlers are at the age where intervention could be crucial, this could be extremely beneficial for expanding early treatment.

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Dailymail.co.uk: Is this the clearest autism test ever? Two-minute questionnaire could detect the disorder in children earlier than anything else

Dailymail.co.uk: Is this the clearest autism test ever? Two-minute questionnaire could detect the disorder in children earlier than anything else

The Rutgers University team created a two-minute questionnaire that could detect autism in toddlers earlier  The PDQ-1 questionnaire asks parents whether their child points or gestures to show interest, responds to their name, and relates to othersThe 10-question survey had an 88 percent likelihood of correctly identifying children with autismSince there isn’t

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Tribuneindia.com: Two-min questionnaire to detect autism

Tribuneindia.com: Two-min questionnaire to detect autism

New York: Researchers have developed a two-minute questionnaire for parents that could help paediatricians detect autism in toddlers. According to the researchers, the Psychological Development Questionnaire (PDQ-1) had an 88 per cent likelihood of correctly identifying which of the youngsters that screened positive because of the questionnaire had autism spectrum

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Blog:The Silent Wave- Starting again…

Blog:The Silent Wave- Starting again…

Well, The Silent Wave has certainly lived up to its name in the past couple of weeks (months?), hasn’t it?  I certainly have been “Silent”.  That wasn’t necessarily my intention, but I guess that’s what happens when you’re fighting a two-theater war.

The two-fold battle in question involves the battle that results from a need to keep meeting the pressures and obligations of everyday life when every instinctual fiber of your existence is screaming, “it’s

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