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Wkuherald.com: WKU researches sleep treatment for individuals on autism spectrum

Wkuherald.com: WKU researches sleep treatment for individuals on autism spectrum

WKU’s Suzanne Vitale Clinical Education Complex is conducting research on a potential sleep treatment for individuals on the autism spectrum.

Individuals on the autism spectrum between 6 and 27 years of age are eligible to participate in the study.

Participants will receive the Sound Pillow Sleep System, which plays 18

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Newswire.com: Highly Trained Autism Service Dog to Assist 11-Year-Old Child in Livingston, New Jersey

Newswire.com: Highly Trained Autism Service Dog to Assist 11-Year-Old Child in Livingston, New Jersey

Service Dogs by Warren Retrievers delivers a custom trained Autism Service Dog to eleven-year-old Aiden in Livingston, New Jersey.

Press Release – updated: Feb 20, 2018 08:00 EST

Livingston, NJ, February 20, 2018 (Newswire.com) – ​​​Aiden, an eleven-year-old boy in Livingston, NJ, received a very special Autism Service Dog delivery

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Manchestereveningnews.co.uk: The simple blood and urine tests that could indicate autism in children

Manchestereveningnews.co.uk: The simple blood and urine tests that could indicate autism in children

Researchers believe a new kind of blood and urine test could indicate autism in children.

Academics who conducted international research believe their tests – which search for damage to proteins – are the first of their kind and could eventually lead to earlier detection of autism spectrum disorders (ASD).

The

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Genengnews.com: Blood/Urine Biomarker Tests Developed for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Genengnews.com: Blood/Urine Biomarker Tests Developed for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Scientists at the University of Warwick, U.K., have developed biomarker-based blood and urine tests for autism spectrum disorders (ASD), which they suggest could enable much earlier diagnosis in children, and so speed the start of treatment. The approach, developed by a team headed by Naila Rabbani, Reader of Experimental Systems

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Myarklamiss.com: TONIGHT AT 10: Autism into Adulthood

Myarklamiss.com: TONIGHT AT 10: Autism into Adulthood

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MONROE, La. – 53 million in the United States live a disability, according to the Centers for Disease Control. 

Leaving a large number of adults to search for employment. 

“The United

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Psychologytoday.com: Lab-Grown Purkinje Neurons Help Decode Some Autism Mysteries

Psychologytoday.com: Lab-Grown Purkinje Neurons Help Decode Some Autism Mysteries

This Purkinje neuron was derived from patients with tuberous sclerosis and model properties of the disease at the cellular and molecular level. Sundberg and colleagues first created induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) from patients’ blood cells or skin cells, then differentiated them into neural progenitor cells and finally Purkinje

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27east.com: A Fight For More: The Challenge Of Educating Children With Autism, From The Parents' Perspective

27east.com: A Fight For More: The Challenge Of Educating Children With Autism, From The Parents' Perspective

Feb 19, 2018 11:10 AM

By Cailin Riley

This is the first article in a series that will explore the challenges of raising and educating children on the autism spectrum, the particular obstacles faced by local schools and families, and the efforts they’ve made.

Before he reached his seventh birthday, Jack

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Zenopa.com: New tests develop to help diagnose autism in children

Zenopa.com: New tests develop to help diagnose autism in children

20 February 2018Scientific Developments/Breakthroughs

New blood and urine tests have been developed by the University of Warwick that could lead to the earlier detection of autism spectrum disorders.

Researchers have found a link between autism and damage to proteins in blood plasma by oxidation and glycation, processes where reactive oxygen species and

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Glasgowlive.co.uk: Glasgow opticians complete training course to better support customers with autism

Glasgowlive.co.uk: Glasgow opticians complete training course to better support customers with autism

Staff at two Specsavers locations in Glasgow have completed a course, developed with The National Autistic Society, to support customers with autism.

The initiative, which is being rolled out across Specsavers stores nationwide, aims to build the team’s knowledge about the lifelong developmental disability, while helping to improve the customer

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