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Emaxhealth.com: Increasing Numbers of Parents of Autistic Children are Concerned About PANDAS/PANS; but What …

Emaxhealth.com: Increasing Numbers of Parents of Autistic Children are Concerned About PANDAS/PANS; but What …

As of now, the etiology of ASD is largely unknown; however, genetic, environmental, immunological, and neurological factors are believed to play a major role in the development of ASD. Per an article published by Paul Ashwood, Sharifia Wills, and Judy Van de Water an increasing serge of research has recently

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Emaxhealth.com: The Brain Folds of Children with Autism are Different from those of Neurotypical Children, Per MRIs

Emaxhealth.com: The Brain Folds of Children with Autism are Different from those of Neurotypical Children, Per MRIs

According to Science Alert, “Now we have more reason to believe that the structure of the brain’s top layer might play a significant role in turning Autism into an incredibly complex disorder.” You see, a pair of unrelated studies that were analyzing neural scans taken of young children and adolescents

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Emaxhealth.com: The Difference in Autism Prevalence Rates Between Boys and Girls: Is it a Lack of Accurate Testing …

Emaxhealth.com: The Difference in Autism Prevalence Rates Between Boys and Girls: Is it a Lack of Accurate Testing …

Everybody knows that “diagnosing Autism is expensive, it is also time consuming, so doctors use screening tools to filter out those people who are unlikely to be diagnosed as Autistic.” In fact, just raising an Autistic individual is expensive. Harvard researchers estimate that the added costs of Autism-related healthcare and

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Emaxhealth.com: Autism and Emotional Support Animals: What Is An ESA and What Are The Benefits of Having One?

Emaxhealth.com: Autism and Emotional Support Animals: What Is An ESA and What Are The Benefits of Having One?

The first decade of his life was very daunting. He made connections with family, obviously, but it just wasn’t the same kind of connection that you see with “normal kids.” This all changed whenever we got him an Emotional Support Service Dog. The presence of the dog to comfort him

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Emaxhealth.com: The Differences Between Autism in the DSM-IV and the DSM-V

Emaxhealth.com: The Differences Between Autism in the DSM-IV and the DSM-V

First, what is Autism? Autism is a “developmental disability that affects a person’s ability to communicate, understand language, play, and interact with others.” It fits under the umbrella of an Autism Spectrum Disorder. Autism is a behavioral syndrome not an illness or a disease. This means that its definition is

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Emaxhealth.com: Marriage, Relationships, and Long Term Effects When Faced With An Autism Diagnosis

Emaxhealth.com: Marriage, Relationships, and Long Term Effects When Faced With An Autism Diagnosis

I look back on the days that I knew, instinctively, that something was not quite right with my daughter’s progress. Her pediatrician advised milestone delays, and other factors that led her to urge me to see a neurologist. There were second opinions, along with visits to other specialists.

Therapy was

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Emaxhealth.com: Therapeutic Horseback Riding, Hippo Therapy, and How Equine Therapy is Helpful in Autism

Emaxhealth.com: Therapeutic Horseback Riding, Hippo Therapy, and How Equine Therapy is Helpful in Autism

Therapy Animals and More

We have all heard about therapy dogs, and how impressive their help has been. I must agree that being around animals, nature, and music can help center anyone’s world tremendously; especially those with Autism. But what about horses? Horses may seem a bit intimidating at first,

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Emaxhealth.com: Bilingualism Would Be an Asset for Children with Autism: Look What It Does

Emaxhealth.com: Bilingualism Would Be an Asset for Children with Autism: Look What It Does

Being bilingual could be an advantage for autistic children, according to a study by a team of researchers at McGill University in Montreal.

The results of the research project were recently published in the journal “Child Development.”

The study concludes that bilingualism could increase cognitive flexibility – switching between two

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Emaxhealth.com: Here is why prozac should not be used for children diagnosed with autism

The LA times reported about a study conducted by Hiroshima University and the RIKEN Brain Science Institute in Saitama, Japan, administered Prozac (also known by its generic name, fluoxetine) to the mice during the first three weeks of their lives. In a human child, the treatment period was roughly the

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