hyperlexia

Hyperlexia – What is Hyperlexia? Types of Hyperlexia and Autism

 

  If your child is diagnosed with hyperlexia, the first thing you may think to yourself is, “what is hyperlexia?” Some people contend that hyperlexia […]

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Echolalia

What is Echolalia?: Its Purpose and What It Means

 

  Echolalia is a natural part of language acquisition. “It’s a beautiful day!” said the mother, to which the child echoed “It’s a beautiful day!” […]

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Alexithymia: Building Relationships Out of Nothing

 

  Understanding and expressing emotions are essential parts of human interaction that unfortunately may be confusing for some people. Alexithymia is characterized by the inability […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Vitamin B12 Deficiency: Link With Schizophrenia and Autism

Vitamin B12 Deficiency: Link With Schizophrenia And Autism

 

  Deficiencies in certain vitamins and nutrients can cause certain problems, both physical and mental and different vitamins respond to different systems in our bodies […]

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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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Improve Psychometric Abilities In Children

10 Games To Improve Psychometric Abilities In Children

 

  Psychometric abilities are a set of skills that we are continuously developing and improving from birth. They imply the use of other necessary skills […]

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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) […]

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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 […]

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combat insomnia in autistic children

How to Combat Insomnia in Autistic Children: Tips for Insomnia

 

  How can you combat insomnia in autistic children? It may be difficult to improve sleep quality in autistic children, because neurochemical factors, stress, anxiety, […]

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Savant syndrome autistic people do amazing things

Savant syndrome: Autistic people with amazing talent

 

  Someone may have amazing skills in a certain field, like music, language, or math, but even with these great talents, they have a hard time with […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Glowing Vulcan ears reveal brain’s lost neurons

Glowing Vulcan ears reveal brain’s lost neurons

 

  Glowing Vulcan ears reveal brain’s lost neurons. These glowing shapes aren’t the ears of a rave-happy Vulcan – they’re slices from a mouse’s brain. […]

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 Early autism treatment changes social behavior, brain. Researchers at the School of Medicine’s Child Study Center have demonstrated the effectiveness of early intervention treatments for […]

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 Mutant brain proteins linked to autism. Scientists continue to gain insights into the causes of autism, possibly opening doors for potential new treatments. Researchers from […]

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