Day: March 30, 2018

Spectrumlocalnews.com: Researchers at Upstate developing new test to help diagnose autism

Spectrumlocalnews.com: Researchers at Upstate developing new test to help diagnose autism

It’s a condition researchers at Upstate Medical University say affects one in 68 children.

And, now they’re coming closer to releasing a test that could help diagnose autism earlier using saliva samples.

“It was clear that saliva sampling was going to have some advantage over blood sampling, particularly for children

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Bournemouth.ac.uk: YMCA Bournemouth “Chatterboxes” Raise Awareness about Autism

Bournemouth.ac.uk: YMCA Bournemouth “Chatterboxes” Raise Awareness about Autism

An event raising awareness about autism was held in Bournemouth yesterday afternoon. The event was organised by the YMCA Bournemouth charitable group The Chatterboxes, and was held at the Fusion Youth Club building shortly after 11am, and ended at 4pm. The event featured a number of large versions of traditional

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Blog:Married: With Aspergers- The Hidden Cost of Behaviourist Therapies

Blog:Married: With Aspergers- The Hidden Cost of Behaviourist Therapies

Earlier this year a research paper was published that reports shocking rates of Post-Traumatic Stress and mental health problems among autistic people who have undergone ABA.

ABA is Applied Behaviour Analysis, an intervention typically used in childhood to modify behaviour. It derives from the work of Ole Ivar Lovaas in the 1960s in which he experimented on children, subjecting them to electric shocks and other so-called aversives to force them to comply with his directions.

Now,

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Seahawks.com: Seahawks And Ben's Fund Announce Efforts To Support Autism Awareness Month

Seahawks.com: Seahawks And Ben's Fund Announce Efforts To Support Autism Awareness Month

RENTON, Wash. – The Seattle Seahawks and Ben’s Fund, founded by John and Traci Schneider in 2012, announce efforts to support Autism Awareness Month.

New in 2018, Ben’s Fund will begin offering grants to 19-23 year olds to help with the transition from adolescence to young adulthood. These funds will

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Abc57.com: 2nd annual Family Fun Carnival for autism awareness to be held April 13

Abc57.com: 2nd annual Family Fun Carnival for autism awareness to be held April 13

PLYMOUTH, Ind. — The second annual Family Fun Carnival fundraiser for autism awareness will be held this year on April 13 from 6 – 8 p.m. at Menominee Elementary School in Plymouth.

The event is organized by Plymouth High School junior Samantha Zechiel.

The carnival will have carnival games, a bouncy house

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Cbc.ca: School board launches probe after teen with autism went missing on field trip

Cbc.ca: School board launches probe after teen with autism went missing on field trip

The Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board has launched an investigation into how a student with autism went missing during a field trip on Wednesday.

The 15-year-old teen was found safe seven hours later that evening at a Tim Hortons in Mississauga after staff at the restaurant recognized the teen from reports of his disappearance and notified police.

The trip

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Popsugar.com: This Mom Wants You to Know the Mistake Almost Everyone Makes When Meeting a Kid With Autism

Popsugar.com: This Mom Wants You to Know the Mistake Almost Everyone Makes When Meeting a Kid With Autism

Heather Jackson’s 5-year-old son has autism. Knowing that, you might already have an idea of what little Oliver is like. That, however, would be a big mistake — one that Heather admits most people make.

“Autism covers a wide spectrum, and while many people on the spectrum share the same

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Cnn.com: NBA makes space for fans with autism spectrum disorder

Cnn.com: NBA makes space for fans with autism spectrum disorder

But for families with children on the autism spectrum, it’s difficult to enter an often rowdy, overpowering environment without worrying about the kids. For some, it’s virtually impossible. It’s a challenge that’s now being addressed by the NBA. A “sensory room” designed for children with autism spectrum disorder and other

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Popsugar.com: Why a Pile of Sidewalk Chalk Made a Mom of a Child With Autism Swell With Pride — and Relief

Popsugar.com: Why a Pile of Sidewalk Chalk Made a Mom of a Child With Autism Swell With Pride — and Relief

When Heather, blogger at Okayest Moms and mom to two, tripped over a pile of her kid’s sidewalk chalk, rather than get upset over her daughter’s things not being put away, she swelled with pride at what she saw — her 3-year-old’s name, “Isla,” written out in blue chalk. For

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Theislandnow.com: Autism's impact on the family

Theislandnow.com: Autism's impact on the family

Autism can feel like an uphill battle but today thankfully there is reason to have hope. (Photo provided by Tom Ferraro)

Two well-known films about autism are “Rain Man” and “The Accountant.”

“Rain Man” starred Dustin Hoffman who played Raymond Babbitt and co-starred Tom Cruise who played his brother. The

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Healthday.com: Brain Cell Development Differs in Those With Autism: Study

Healthday.com: Brain Cell Development Differs in Those With Autism: Study

FRIDAY, March 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Neurons in a brain area involved with social and emotional behavior normally increase as children become adults, but this does not occur in people with autism, new research contends.

Instead, children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have too many neurons in this part

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