Informational blog about Autism spectrum disorders. Get to know the latest news, research, discoveries, and advancements. Diverse professionals help us understand what it is, its causes, types, symptoms, treatment, childhood Autism therapy, etc.

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Activities for autism: List of games for you to have fun!

Did you know that recreational activities with your child with autism don’t have to be an unsatisfactory, chaotic, and unpredictable? One of the biggest challenges […]

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Benefits of Having a Dog for an Autistic Child

There are different types of autism and different autism therapies for each type. While traditional occupational therapy can help a great deal, looking into alternative […]

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Does Your Child Not Eat Well? Autism Diet and Tips

Does Your Child Not Eat Well? Autism Diet and Tips

We’ve already talked about treatments to help improve social skills in children with autism, but we haven’t touched on how to combat other types of […]

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Is Autism The Same In Both Sexes? Possible Differences In Autism Symptoms Between Boys and Girls

Is Autism The Same In Both Sexes? Possible Differences In Autism Symptoms Between Boys and Girls

There have been many different studies conducted about autism in children that makes us believe that girls have a type of genetic protection against autism. […]

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How to interact with an autistic person

How to Interact with an Autistic Person

We already know that autistic people see the world and communicate differently, like we can see in Savant Syndrome. In spite of this, it’s still […]

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Immediate And Delayed Echolalia

Immediate And Delayed Echolalia

Amythest Schaber is a popular YouTube persona that makes videos about autism from the point of view of somebody who was diagnosed with autism – […]

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New Treatment for Pitt-Hopkins Autism

New Treatment for Pitt-Hopkins Autism

Researchers as the Lieber Institute for Brain Development (LIBD) have, for the first time, identified a possible treatment for Pitt-Hopkins autism. Pitt-Hopkins syndrome (PHS) is […]

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Learn by Playing: The Best Toys For Autistic Children

“Play is the work of childhood”– Jean Piaget. For children playing is an essential part of life. It’s a crucial part of their development since […]

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Painting Is Beneficial For Autistic Children: Iris Grace, The Little Genius

Painting Is Beneficial For Autistic Children: Iris Grace, The Little Genius

Iris Grace is a 6 year-old autistic girl who is fascinated by three things: her cat, Thula, playing the violin, and painting. There’s nothing more […]

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Symptoms of Asperger's Syndrome: How to Recognize It

Symptoms of Asperger’s Syndrome: How to Recognize It

While in recent years the amount of Asperger’s Syndrome diagnosis has increased, many people still don’t know what it is. If anything, we know that […]

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Keep Your Child Safe: How to Calm an Autistic Child

Keep Your Child Safe: How to Calm an Autistic Child

It’s normal for someone with serious autism to have tantrums or nervous breakdowns when they are annoyed or stressed out. We have to be prepared […]

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Advances in autism: The vascular system could be the key to new treatment and detection methods

Advances in autism: The vascular system could be the key to new treatment and detection methods

While past research has focussed on the neurological structure and function in a patient’s brain, NYU researchers have found evidence of the disorder in the […]

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Autism diagnosis: scientists for the first time have identified a marker in the brain linked to autism that can be detected by MRI

Autism diagnosis: scientists for the first time have identified a marker in the brain linked to autism that can be detected by MRI

How Is autism diagnosed? Until now, there was no medical test that could diagnose autism. Instead, specially trained practitioners had to made a subjective diagnosis. […]

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Shortage of brain tissue sets autism research back

Shortage of brain tissue sets autism research back

Shortage of brain tissue sets autism research back. Research on autism is being hobbled by a shortage of brain tissue. The brain tissue comes from […]

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Autism researchers surprised by impaired brain connections

Autism researchers surprised by impaired brain connections

Autism researchers surprised by impaired brain connections. Local coordination of brain activity is impaired in people with autism, according to a new study. It’s been […]

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Does the brain become unglued in autism?

Does the brain become unglued in autism?

Does the brain become unglued in autism? A new study published in Biological Psychiatry suggests that autism is associated with reductions in the level of […]

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Clues to autism emerge from brain imaging

Clues to autism emerge from brain imaging

Clues to autism emerge from brain imaging. Young adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) had significant variation in cortical volume, thickness, and surface area compared […]

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