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Patienttalk.org: Testosterone linked to autism

Patienttalk.org: Testosterone linked to autism

Testosterone linked to autism

“A prenatal screening test for autism comes closer today,” says The Guardian. It reports that scientists have found links between high testosterone levels in the womb and autistic traits in children. It says this could lead to tests that can identify autistic children before birth.

The findings are

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Patienttalk.org: Nowhere To Go: Young People With Severe Autism Languish In Hospitals

Patienttalk.org: Nowhere To Go: Young People With Severe Autism Languish In Hospitals

Autism and Teens in HospitalTeenagers and young adults with severe autism are spending weeks or even months in emergency rooms and acute-care hospitals, sometimes sedated, restrained or confined to mesh-tented beds, a Kaiser Health News investigation shows.

These young people — who may shout for hours, bang their heads on

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Sciencebasedmedicine.org: Preying on the Vulnerable: Electrodiagnostics, Bach Flower Remedies, and Sound Therapy for Autism, ADHD, and Learning Problems

Sciencebasedmedicine.org: Preying on the Vulnerable: Electrodiagnostics, Bach Flower Remedies, and Sound Therapy for Autism, ADHD, and Learning Problems

When children are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or learning problems, parents naturally want to do everything possible to help them. If they are lucky, they will find reliable information. For autism, they may discover a website that offers real science and real hope for

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News-medical.net: Scientists offer insight into how the brain makes perceptual judgments

News-medical.net: Scientists offer insight into how the brain makes perceptual judgments

October 10, 2017

Scientists at Columbia’s Zuckerman Institute have contributed to solving a paradox of perception, literally upending models of how the brain constructs interpretations of the outside world. When observing a scene, the brain first processes details — spots, lines and simple shapes — and uses that information to

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Vegasnews.com: It's a Party on the Runway! Grant A Gift Celebrates 8th Annual “Fashion for Autism” with Stylish Soiree at Aria Resort & Casino Las Vegas Nov. 3

Vegasnews.com: It's a Party on the Runway! Grant A Gift Celebrates 8th Annual “Fashion for Autism” with Stylish Soiree at Aria Resort & Casino Las Vegas Nov. 3

It’s time to get runway ready and go all out in the name of fashion at the 8th Annual Fashion for Autism Gala on Friday, Nov. 3 at 6 p.m. at the Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. 

Featuring an evening of fundraising, in addition to men’s and women’s fashion

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Wsaz.com: Mother hopes murder-suicide is 'wake-up call' for West Virginia

Wsaz.com: Mother hopes murder-suicide is 'wake-up call' for West Virginia

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) — Authorities say the people involved in an apparent murder-suicide include two children with special needs. As of Monday night, Jonah Cart, 7, remains in critical condition, while his 5-year-old sister Olivia is dead, as well as his mother Leah. Authorities say Leah shot her two children

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Today.com: Fallon's 'Everything is Mama' contest winner never gave up on her non-verbal son

Today.com: Fallon's 'Everything is Mama' contest winner never gave up on her non-verbal son

Kate Swenson’s almost 7-year-old son Cooper is autistic and non-verbal, so at first she felt dismayed when she saw the posting for TODAY and Jimmy Fallon’s “Everything is Mama” contest. To celebrate the release of the Tonight Show host’s new children’s book, “Everything is Mama,” TODAY Parents asked parents to

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Hfchronicle.com: HF senior spent summer internships as part of autism research team

Hfchronicle.com: HF senior spent summer internships as part of autism research team

Maddie Moxley, a senior at Homewood-Flossmoor High School, spent part of her summer as a member of a team at the California Institute of Technology researching emotional reactions of people with autism.   Maddie Moxley worked  with a team at California  Institute of Technology  during summer 2017  doing research on autism  and emotional responses.  (Photo by

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Dailymail.co.uk: Meet the Australian whizz kid, 12, who's already created five apps and caught the eyes of Facebook and Apple – and he won't let his autism stand in his way

Dailymail.co.uk: Meet the Australian whizz kid, 12, who's already created five apps and caught the eyes of Facebook and Apple – and he won't let his autism stand in his way

Hamish Finlayson is a 12-year-old app developer taking the tech world by stormAlready he has been noticed by some of Facebook and Apple’s top executives The young developer has autism, but uses his experience to inform others Next month he will attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in India

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Wvah.com: Kids show sportsmanship by giving boy with autism chance to score touchdown

Wvah.com: Kids show sportsmanship by giving boy with autism chance to score touchdown

{ }Members of the Clay County Panther C team display sportsmanship as they gave a Ravenswood player who is autistic, shown heading down field at right, a chance to score a touchdown. (Courtesy of Meagan Samples){ }

CLAY COUNTY, WV (WCHS/WVAH) — 

Sportsmanship is alive and well in Clay County.

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Thetelegram.com: Parents and therapists both face problems within current N.L. autism therapy system

Thetelegram.com: Parents and therapists both face problems within current N.L. autism therapy system

“It’s a nice course, it gives your information about autism, and things you may not have known before,” said O’Keefe. “But it’s not intense enough. I wouldn’t have been able to leave after that three-day program, and go in to somebody else’s home and feel confident enough to do my

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