Month: June 2018

News-medical.net: Genes associated with autism interact to modulate variable symptoms of disease

News-medical.net: Genes associated with autism interact to modulate variable symptoms of disease

June 29, 2018

Genes located in a large chromosomal aberration associated with autism interact with each other to modulate the variable symptoms of the disease, according to new research. A collaborative team led by Penn State researchers tested the role of these genes individually and in tandem by reducing the

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Yahoo.com: This dad made his own heartwarming report card to cheer up daughter with autism who was upset over bad grades

Yahoo.com: This dad made his own heartwarming report card to cheer up daughter with autism who was upset over bad grades

The father of a 10-year-old girl with autism spectrum disorder has been praised for his adorable reaction to her school report card, after she became upset by receiving all Ds.

Shane Jackson, who lives on the island state of Tasmania, reported how his daughter, Sophie, cried as she told him

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Miamiherald.com: Girl with autism got D's on report card, dad says. So he made his own grading system

Miamiherald.com: Girl with autism got D's on report card, dad says. So he made his own grading system

Shane Jackson says his daughter was crushed after getting D’s on her report card — so he decided to make his own grading system.

The father from Tasmania, Australia, wrote on Twitter that his daughter Sophie, who is autistic, was crying and saying that “I’ve let everyone down” after she

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Eurekalert.org: The hidden complexity underlying a common cause of autism

Eurekalert.org: The hidden complexity underlying a common cause of autism

IMAGE: Illustration of chromosome 16 showing the 14 fly counterparts of the 25 human genes located in a deletion on the chromosome that is associated with autism risk. Researchers used RNA… view more 

Credit: Girirajan Laboratory, Penn State

Genes located in a large chromosomal aberration associated with autism interact with

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Newstodaynet.com: 'One in 68 children affected by autism'

Newstodaynet.com: 'One in 68 children affected by autism'

Governor Banwarilal Purohit releasing a souvenir at the national conference on Autism organised by SRM Institute of Science and Technology (SRMIST) at Kattankulathur near Chennai on Thursday.  SRMIST Chancellor T R Paarivendhar and president P Sathyanarayanan are present.

Chennai: The autism incidence rate in India is increasing year-by-year and it

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Reviewjournal.com: Court ensures autistic youths get proper attention in Las Vegas

Reviewjournal.com: Court ensures autistic youths get proper attention in Las Vegas

Juvenile Court Hearing Master Soonhee “Sunny” Bailey noticed a growing number of youths entering the justice system who showed signs of autism, and many were not receiving the treatment they required.

“There’s a huge need to service these kids,” said Bailey, who recognized the symptoms, having raised an autistic daughter.

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Blog:The Unabashed Autist- “It was like my own personal Crying Game.”

Blog:The Unabashed Autist- “It was like my own personal Crying Game.”

Today is flying by so quickly.  I haven’t slept in a while; there are just so many things I prefer doing.  Sleep is a necessary chore I avoid as much as possible.  It’s when my mind attempts to process all the terrible things I force myself to pretend don’t exist while I’m conscious.  (I need desperately to overcome my shame for choosing this self-preservation.)

It’s just that it’s the only way I can

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Mirror.co.uk: Robbie Williams on why he believes he could have Asperger's syndrome: 'There's something …

Mirror.co.uk: Robbie Williams on why he believes he could have Asperger's syndrome: 'There's something …

Robbie Williams believes that he may be on the autistic spectrum and could have Asperger’s syndrome.

The Angels singer, 44, said: “There’s something missing in me, I have big blind spots.

“Maybe Asperger’s or autism. I don’t know what spectrum I’m on – I’m on something.

“It’s quite hard work

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Video:Fathering Autism- Fitness Challenge and What We Eat In A Day On Keto

Video:Fathering Autism- Fitness Challenge and What We Eat In A Day On Keto

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Eurekalert.org: Strategic classroom intervention can make big difference for autism students

Eurekalert.org: Strategic classroom intervention can make big difference for autism students

IMAGE: These are lead researchers Amy Wetherby (right) and Lindee Morgan (left). view more 

Credit: FSU Photography Services

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Special training for teachers may mean big results for students with autism spectrum disorder, according to Florida State University and Emory University researchers.

In a new study, children whose

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Yahoo.com: CHILD-BRIGHT Network and Ehave Start Enrollment for Cognitive Rehabilitation Trial for Children with ADHD, Autism, and Congenital Heart Disease

Yahoo.com: CHILD-BRIGHT Network and Ehave Start Enrollment for Cognitive Rehabilitation Trial for Children with ADHD, Autism, and Congenital Heart Disease

OAKVILLE, Ontario, June 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The CHILD-BRIGHT Network, a Canadian patient-oriented research network focussed on pediatric brain-based developmental disorders, and Ehave, Inc. (EHVVF), a healthcare company dedicated to empowering the mental health community with next-generation digital solutions, today announced the start of enrollment for the CHILD-BRIGHT Mega Team research

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