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Standard.co.uk: Giving 'cuddle hormones' to children with autism can improve social skills, scientists say

Standard.co.uk: Giving 'cuddle hormones' to children with autism can improve social skills, scientists say

Giving children with autism doses of “cuddle hormone” can improve their social skills, research has suggested.

Scientists conducted an experiment where they gave some children doses of oxytocin twice a day for a month.

And they discovered that it could make it easier for some engage socially with other children

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Standard.co.uk: Fall Down 7 times get up 8 — A Young Man's Voice from the Silence of Autism by Naoki Higashida …

Standard.co.uk: Fall Down 7 times get up 8 — A Young Man's Voice from the Silence of Autism by Naoki Higashida …

In the growing list of popular books about autism it is hard to overstate the importance of Naoki Higashida’s memoir, The Reason I Jump. Higashida, just 13 when he started writing, is severely autistic — almost non-verbal — and yet by using an alphabet grid and computer he was able

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