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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation and Asperger’s Syndrome

Excitement abounds about the potentials of research in neuroplasticity and Trancranial Magnetic Stimulation in particular (TMS) for the treatment of autistic spectrum disorders. John Elder Robinson, the famous author of “Look Me In The Eye” has written … …read more

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The $35,000 hugging machine that can help calm autism sufferers

Mary Temple Grandin, a professor at Colorado State University and world-renowned autism spokesperson, created a deep-pressure device to calm her own symptoms of hypersensitivity. And now a Denmark-based firm has transformed this ‘hug machine’ into a … …read more

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MPS autism program helps create relationships

A half dozen children sat in small chairs in a semi circle and talked to each other about one nice thing someone did for them that day. One child said another drew with her. Another, shared. And another, played. The exercise with the children in grades … …read more

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Dorking man behind Trump assassination claims

Michael’s mother and public defender both noted that the defendant suffers from mental illness and has been diagnosed with Aspergers, a form of autism, so they are hoping that he is put in a halfway house instead of serving time behind bars. “While inside … …read more

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‘Mommy, I Read That There Is No Cure For Autism’

It’s not unheard of for my oldest daughter to worry. It’s actually quite the norm. She is nine years old and incredibly bright and insightful. These qualities seem to come with a certain degree of personal cost, though. She’s easily overwhelmed and worried … …read more

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Brit held at Trump rally ‘has Asperger’s’

Hoons armed with rocks turn on fed up residents in Melbourne’s west Hoons armed with rocks have turned on residents in Melbourne’s west who were trying to stop them from terrorising their neighbourhood. Navy cadets forced to rape each other as leaders … …read more

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Could umbilical cord blood provide hope for children with autism?

Singapore — A new treatment using cord blood stem cells to treat autism could offer hope to families of children living with the neuro-developmental disorder, which currently has no known cure. Run by the Sutter Institute of Medical Research in the … …read more

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Trump suspect Michael Sandford was a ‘very quiet lad’

“It’s so against his nature and obviously with his Aspergers, we think somebody has got hold of him and done something.” Mr Sandford has been described as a keen Robot Wars enthusiast who competed with a machine he built and bought a number of robots … …read more

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