Day: May 15, 2018

Scmp.com: Life, Animated film review: how Disney films saved an autistic boy with the help of his family – heart …

Scmp.com: Life, Animated film review: how Disney films saved an autistic boy with the help of his family – heart …

4/5 stars

A family is torn apart by the horrors of autism only to be reunited by genuine movie magic in the Oscar-nominated documentary Life, Animated.

Through interviews, home video footage and newly created animation, the film explores how real-life autism sufferer Owen Suskind uses Disney cartoons to find his

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Cnybj.com: Upstate Medical researchers work on prototype saliva test to diagnose autism

Cnybj.com: Upstate Medical researchers work on prototype saliva test to diagnose autism

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SYRACUSE — Could a small saliva sample aid in the early diagnosis of autism?

Researchers at Upstate Medical University say they believe they are getting close to making this happen.

Autism is a developmental disability that affects one in 68 children, often affecting their ability

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Emaxhealth.com: Autism and Emotional Support Animals: What Is An ESA and What Are The Benefits of Having One?

Emaxhealth.com: Autism and Emotional Support Animals: What Is An ESA and What Are The Benefits of Having One?

The first decade of his life was very daunting. He made connections with family, obviously, but it just wasn’t the same kind of connection that you see with “normal kids.” This all changed whenever we got him an Emotional Support Service Dog. The presence of the dog to comfort him

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Video:Autism Parenting Magazine- Best Sensory Toys for Children with Sensory Processing Issues and Autism

Video:Autism Parenting Magazine- Best Sensory Toys for Children with Sensory Processing Issues and Autism

Does your child with autism have issues with sensory input? Perhaps he/she would benefit from sensory-based intervention tools such as sensory toys. Take a look at some of the top sensory toys for autism recommended by many occupational therapists to include fidget spinners, hand toys, chew toys, cubes, and sensory rings for children with autism. Download our FREE issue at https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/best-sensory-toys/

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