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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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