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New centre brings hope for research in autism

Post Views: 6 In a move that will bring hope to families dealing with autism and related disorders among children, doctors at St. John’s National Academy of Health Sciences have started a Centre for Advanced Research and Excellence in Autism and Developmental Disorders (CARE-ADD). Over 35 families participated in an awareness programme conducted as part […]

04Dec
2019
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Severity predicts autistic children’s ability to learn life skills

Post Views: 6 How well autistic children perform basic tasks of daily living — dressing, grooming and the like — at about age 6 depends on their language skills, age of diagnosis and the extent of certain autism traits between ages 2 and 4. The severity of their autism also predicts how quickly they learn […]

04Dec
2019
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ADHD And Autism Spectrum Disorder Share Changes In The Same Genes

Post Views: 6 In two common child psychiatric disorders, autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), researchers found they share changes in the same genes, according to a study published in Nature Neuroscience. As attributed in the study, funded by Aarhus University, Copenhagen University, and the Lundbeck Foundation, researchers focused on the exome sequences of nearly […]

02Dec
2019
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City’s only school for autistic youngsters to expand

Post Views: 16 NEWPORT’S only autism spectrum disorder (ASD) school has been given the go-ahead to expand. The council’s cabinet member for education and skills, Cllr Gail Giles, approved the proposal, which will see the capacity of Ysgol Bryn Derw increase from 48 to 68 from January 2020, on Wednesday. The expansion proposals for Ysgol Bryn Derw will be […]

01Dec
2019
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Integrated communities offer hope to adults with autism

Post Views: 21 Some 87 percent of autistic adults live with their parents, according to the Autism Housing Network, and almost 1,000,000 of those live with family caretakers that are older than the age of 60. But what happens when the parents die? Integrated communities are now emerging nationally as a possible solution where both neurotypical and developmentally […]

01Dec
2019
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Google to fund Peruvian research on detecting early autism via cell phones

Post Views: 25 According to the World Health Organization (WHO), one in every 160 children has some type of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), a neurological and developmental disorder whose symptoms and severity vary from person to person, negatively affecting the child’s ability to socialize, communicate and speak. Although it is already possible to make early […]

01Dec
2019
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How to Deal with Autism, Especially When It Hits Your Household

Post Views: 19 Approximately 1 in 59 children have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder in the United States. Parenting a child with autism spectrum disorder presents unique challenges. Just like with any child that has special needs, children on the autism spectrum disorder need the love and discipline of a parent. So, how does one do […]

29Nov
2019
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Specialist Support Assistant Autism

Post Views: 9 Do you have experience of working with pre-school children with Autism? Come and work with us to support very young children with Autism and their families to give them the very best start possible. Does your knowledge show your understanding of children with Autism, how they learn and experience the world?  Could you […]

29Nov
2019
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Autism Live, CARD and We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym Host Annual Sensitive Santa Holiday Event

Post Views: 11 Autism Live, The Center for Autism and Related Disorders, and We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym have partnered again this holiday season to host a special event for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Children who attend the Autism Live Sensitive Santa event will meet Santa, have their photos taken, and receive […]

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