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Patienttalk.org: Autism might be better detected using new two-minute questionnaire

Patienttalk.org: Autism might be better detected using new two-minute questionnaire

Autism questionnaire

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School develops tool to expand early treatment

Researchers at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School have developed a two-minute questionnaire for parents that could help pediatricians and other primary care providers detect autism in toddlers, at a time when intervention might be crucial.

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Patienttalk.org: Tag: Autism questionnaire

Patienttalk.org: Tag: Autism questionnaire

Autism questionnaire

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School develops tool to expand early treatment

Researchers at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School have developed a two-minute questionnaire for parents that could help pediatricians and other primary care providers detect autism in toddlers, at a time when intervention might be crucial.

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Patienttalk.org: Study of protein 'trafficker' provides insight into autism

Patienttalk.org: Study of protein 'trafficker' provides insight into autism

IMAGE: ASTN2 IS NATURALLY EXPRESSED BY PURKINJE CELLS IN THE MOUSE CEREBELLUM, PICTURED HERE. TO BETTER UNDERSTAND HOW THE PROTEIN WORKS, RESEARCHERS INCREASED LEVELS OF ASTN2 (GREEN) IN THESE CELLS. view more 

CREDIT: LABORATORY OF DEVELOPMENTAL NEUROBIOLOGY AT THE ROCKEFELLER UNIVERSITY

In the brain, as in business, connections are everything. To maintain

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Patienttalk.org: Tag: shoe tying and autism

Patienttalk.org: Tag: shoe tying and autism

Champion Anthony, who has Asperger’s, had difficulty tying his shoes as a teenager. Anthony teaches you the fine-motor activity that Coach Dave taught him, which helped him improve this skill. NCHPAD (National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability) is the nation’s premier center in promoting the health and

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Patienttalk.org: Autism and homelessness! Is there a connection? What is your experience?

Patienttalk.org: Autism and homelessness! Is there a connection? What is your experience?

The first peer-reviewed study into autism and homelessness has been published, in the journal Autism.

The researchers* found evidence suggesting that autistic adults are over-represented among the homeless population. They have called for more research to understand the links between autism and homelessness, to help prevent autistic people becoming homeless

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Patienttalk.org: Tag: Homelessness and autism

Patienttalk.org: Tag: Homelessness and autism

The first peer-reviewed study into autism and homelessness has been published, in the journal Autism.

The researchers* found evidence suggesting that autistic adults are over-represented among the homeless population. They have called for more research to understand the links between autism and homelessness, to help prevent autistic people becoming homeless

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Patienttalk.org: My brother is autistic by Royan Lee – Is his story true for other people with siblings on the autism spectrum?

Patienttalk.org: My brother is autistic by Royan Lee – Is his story true for other people with siblings on the autism spectrum?

Royan shares his story of growing up with a brother that’s autistic and the associated trials and tribulations of not knowing how to best work with him. Through his own personal discovery, he finds his passion as an educator and makes an impassioned call for reform to the special

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Patienttalk.org: Facing up to the challenges of autism – is your country as good as France?

Patienttalk.org: Facing up to the challenges of autism – is your country as good as France?

This week we’re looking into France’s attitude to a complex issue: autism. Around 1 in 100 children are diagnosed with autistic spectrum disorders in France and the neuro-developmental condition is thought to affect around half a million people in the country. We take you to the NeuroSpin research centre,

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Patienttalk.org: Higher depression risk in young adulthood associated with autism spectrum disorders

Patienttalk.org: Higher depression risk in young adulthood associated with autism spectrum disorders

How depression effects kids and teens with autism

Autism , especially without an accompanying intellectual disability, were associated with greater risk for depression in young adulthood compared with the general population and siblings without autism.

Why The Research Is Interesting: Mental health problems, including depression, are considered common in people with

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Patienttalk.org: Music lessons for autism

Patienttalk.org: Music lessons for autism

Music lessons for autism

Collaborative music lessons in schools improve the attitudes of pupils towards their peers with autism, a new study in the journal Autism reports.

Led by Anna Cook, PhD student at the University of Surrey, researchers found that the interactive sessions produced findings that could potentially reduce bullying

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Patienttalk.org: This Dentist And Autism Mom Developed A Program Just For Patients With Autism and Sensory Issues

Patienttalk.org: This Dentist And Autism Mom Developed A Program Just For Patients With Autism and Sensory Issues

Autism and going to the dentistWhat’s your favorite part about going to the dentist? If you’re like most people, it’s leaving the office when the appointment is over. For adults and children on the autism spectrum, just getting to the appointment in the first place can feel like an insurmountable

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