Day: February 20, 2018

Wmich.edu: Explorations of WMU research on autism, mobility open to public

Wmich.edu: Explorations of WMU research on autism, mobility open to public

KALAMAZOO, Mich—Two morning-long sessions exploring Western Michigan University research and service efforts on the topics of autism and mobility will take place Friday, Feb. 23, at the Fetzer Center.

Both sessions begin at 9 a.m. and are part of the University’s daylong Spring Convocation activities. The free public sessions last

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Wesa.fm: Pitt Study Lays Groundwork To Create Interventions For Adults With Autism

Wesa.fm: Pitt Study Lays Groundwork To Create Interventions For Adults With Autism

There are few options available to adults with autism spectrum disorder who want to improve their social or communication skills, but a study from the University of Pittsburgh that looks at two types of interventions has produced some promising results.

“We think we’re losing a lot of talent, a lot of

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Ctvnews.ca: 'I don't know what else to do': Parents of children with autism fight for therapy funding

Ctvnews.ca: 'I don't know what else to do': Parents of children with autism fight for therapy funding

CTV MontrealPublished Tuesday, February 20, 2018 1:07PM ESTLast Updated Tuesday, February 20, 2018 4:15PM EST

Parents of children with autism protested outside the offices of Quebec Youth Protection Minister Lucie Charlebois on Tuesday, arguing that waitlists to get training and therapy are too long.

A dozen parents took part in

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Thestreet.com: First Autism Blood Test to Detect the Disorder in Children

Thestreet.com: First Autism Blood Test to Detect the Disorder in Children

Scientists say they have developed a blood test that can detect autism in children, according to a report published in Molecular Autism. 

The scientists were able to establish a connection between damaged proteins in plasma and autism and by isolating those proteins.

The study was conducted on 38 children with

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Ctvnews.ca: Parents of children with autism fight for therapy funding

Ctvnews.ca: Parents of children with autism fight for therapy funding

CTV MontrealPublished Tuesday, February 20, 2018 1:07PM ESTLast Updated Tuesday, February 20, 2018 3:33PM EST

Parents of children with autism protested outside the offices of Quebec Youth Protection Minister Lucie Charlebois on Tuesday, arguing that waitlists to get training and therapy are too long.

A dozen parents took part in

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Blog:The Silent Wave- Asperger's / autism, alexithymia, and me

Blog:The Silent Wave- Asperger's / autism, alexithymia, and me

Hi all!  OK, first some quick updates…

I’ve fished some comments out of my spam folder (dang WordPress!) and replied to them.  I plan to catch up on replying to comments as I can, so please try not to feel ignored!  I totally don’t mean to ignore anyone.  🙂 I’ve been dealing with some heavy emotional stuff lately, some of which came to light on Friday and Saturday, and other of which came to a

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Disabilityscoop.com: Blood, Urine Tests Could Change How Autism Is Diagnosed

Disabilityscoop.com: Blood, Urine Tests Could Change How Autism Is Diagnosed

New research suggests that blood and urine tests could one day be used to diagnose autism, potentially offering a biomarker to identify children at younger ages.

In a study published this week in the journal Molecular Autism, researchers said they have developed a first-of-its-kind test to spot damage to proteins

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