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Eurekalert.org: Split-brain fruit fly research gives new insight into autism

Eurekalert.org: Split-brain fruit fly research gives new insight into autism

IMAGE: Thomas Kidd, associate professor in the University’s biology department, points out the area of interest in the split-brain research using the fruit fly. The fruit fly nervous system research was… view more 

Credit: Photo by Mike Wolterbeek, University of Nevada, Reno.

A better understanding of the cause of autism

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Aplus.com: Mom Of Son With Autism Writes Open Letter To High School Asking For Kindness And Understanding

Aplus.com: Mom Of Son With Autism Writes Open Letter To High School Asking For Kindness And Understanding

In preparation for the new school year, people are buying supplies, adjusting their bedtimes, and brushing up on last year’s lessons. But some prep requires a little more than a store run or a syllabus overview. 

To help prepare her son, Damien “Zeke” Gibson, for school, Mom Cara Thulin

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Tapinto.net: Donations Sought for Children with Autism Displaced in Houston

Tapinto.net: Donations Sought for Children with Autism Displaced in Houston

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  – Tens of thousands of Texas families have been uprooted and displaced in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

They’ve been robbed of their everyday routines, and for some, the disruption is magnified, especially children with autism spectrum disorder.

Ashley Rose is sympthetic to their plight and is organizing

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Independent.ie: Dublin Fringe show focuses on what it's like living with autism in modern Ireland

Independent.ie: Dublin Fringe show focuses on what it's like living with autism in modern Ireland

Normal  will premiere on September 19 and was written by Irish Times Theatre Award nominee Caitríona Daly.

The show takes on morality, legality and validity in an examination of contemporary culture.

Helen has been dating Gary, a 25-year-old guy who has ASD and his mother Phil has her reservations

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