Sensory Processing Disorder

Sensory Processing Disorder: What is it? What are the symptoms, treatments and does my child exhibit any signs? Take the mini quiz!

“Sometimes the noise in my life bothers me. It hurts my ears.” These are common things people with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) or Sensory Integration […]

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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 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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painting is beneficial for autistic children

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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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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