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Hearing test for autism check

Identifying autism and its prompt treatment in children could soon be a reality if a recent scientific study is implemented. In findings published in the journal Autism Research, scientists noted that some challenges that hinder early detection of autism … …read more

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Aspergers and skincare for the hypersensitive

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If you are on the autism spectrum — and have skin sensitivities — keeping your skin clean and clear can be challenging. Do you always seem to have pimples? Are blackheads a daily plague? Are your skin and hair oily no matter how much you wash them? Are …read more

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My girl deals with autism by turning into a cat

We were so proud when our seven-year-old daughter Honey was given a school achievement award. But as she went up to collect her certificate, she got down on all fours and started crawling towards the stage. Walking on her hands and feet, rubbing herself up … …read more

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Autism risk not linked to induced labor

HealthDay News — Inducing labor won’t raise a pregnant woman’s risk of having a child with autism, according to a study published online July 25 in JAMA Pediatrics. Brian Bateman, MD, an anesthesiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and … …read more

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Toni Braxton Says Her Son Is Cured of Autism

Toni Braxton made a startling announcement to the world this Wednesday. In a sit down interview with Access Hollywood’s Kit Hoover and Nina Parker, Braxton said that her son, Diezel, 13, is no longer autistic. “My youngest son, as everyone knows, my … …read more

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How Pokémon Is Helping Kids On The Autism Spectrum

Make fun of its enthusiasts all you want, but Pokémon Go has done some good for the world. It’s getting people moving, helping restaurants say in business, and even helping people get dates. This could be the best effect yet, though: The game is helping … …read more

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Teenager with autism runs 3:57 mile and sets T20 world record

RELATED: Speedy 85-year-old Canadian Ed Whitlock breaks 5,000m world record. Brannigan, 19, runs for New York Athletic Club (NYAC). He competes in the T20 classification, a category for athletes with intellectual disabilities, and will represent the United … …read more

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My son’s autism made me fearsome

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On a hot September afternoon in 2001, my son was born. ‘My little boy,’ I said, and the words felt wonderful. I was 39 when I had George*. The pregnancy had been tricky, but here he was in my arms, rosy and beautiful. I assumed that motherhood would make me …read more

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Toni Braxton claims her son is cured from autism

On Wednesday, Toni Braxton claimed in an interview with Access Hollywood that her son no longer had autism and had been cured of the disease. “My youngest son, as everyone knows, my son Diezel suffers from — or I should say suffered from autism. …read more

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Have a child with autism? 2 new N.J. clinical trials have openings

Could a dose of an enzyme, administered through food by the use of “sprinkles,” help reduce the symptoms of autism? That possibility is being investigated in a clinical trial at two New Jersey locations. Both are looking for children ages 3 to 8 to be … …read more

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Suzanne Wright remembered as the ‘passion’ of Autism Speaks

A woman who made a huge difference in giving a voice to families dealing with autism has died. Suzanne Wright, 69, of Fairfield, died at her home on July 1, following a battle with pancreatic cancer. Wright, and her husband, Bob, were the co-founders of … …read more

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Autism charity receives large rise in interest

A HIGHLY-REGARDED Tees autism charity has reported another large increase in demand for its services. The Daisy Chain, at Norton, near Stockton, which helps families affected by the development condition, helped 163 new families from across the Tees Valley … …read more

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Kids with autism may increase siblings’ risk of disorder

The risk of younger siblings developing an autism spectrum disorder is 14 times higher if an older sibling has the disorder, says a study. Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder defined by impairments in social interaction and communication, as well as … …read more

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Is Toni Braxton’s Son is Cured Of Autism?

I will tell you this. According to Inverse.com, Diezel is most likely not cured per se, rather, he’s on a different spectrum. Singer Toni Braxton has always been an advocate for autism education and awareness after she learned her son was on the spectrum. …read more

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Specialist autism unit coming to Wokingham school

A new autism unit for around 25 pupils is to be created at a Wokingham school. The decision-making executive at Wokingham Borough Council approved the plan to be launched at St Crispin’s School in London Road. The unit will serve around 25 pupils (aged 11 … …read more

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Kids with autism may increase siblings’ risk of disorder

Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder defined by impairments in social interaction and communication, as well as restricted and repetitive patterns of behaviour. The findings showed that children with older siblings who had autism had the disease rate of … …read more

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