Friday , November 17 2017

Experience 60 seconds of how it feels to live with autism.


Sensory sensitivity is just one battle someone with autism may face every day. Certain things can drive me up a wall. Like the drip, drip, drip of a leaky faucet. Share Make it stop already! GIFs via the National Autistic Society/YouTube. Or deafening, nonstop police sirens outside my window that just. won’t. quit. Share Nope, nope, nope. That’s …

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13 essential Steps For your Child’s Recovery from Autism


  13 essential Steps For your Child’s Recovery from Autism It is very natural for  all parents to go through a  ‘difficult period’  initially once they come to know about their child ‘s autism issue. My advise would be’ please don’t despair’  even if your pediatrician has taken away every …

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Maternal Grandmother’s Smoking Correlated With Autism Diagnosis


Children whose maternal grandmother smoked during pregnancy are more likely to be diagnosed with autism, a study of UK children has found. There’s an even greater discrepancy in the proportion of girls who show certain autism-like traits. Given the enormous problems associated with inaccurate reports of autism’s causes, much care needs to …

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The Surprising Body Part That Might Be Causing Autism


Stress can send your stomach into a painful tailspin, causing cramps, spasms and grumbling. But trouble in the gut can also affect the brain. This two-way relationship may be an unlikely key to solving one of medicine’s most pressing — and perplexing — mysteries: autism. Nearly 60 years after the …

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10 Halloween Tips for Kids with Autism

beautiful little girl with Down syndrome

Halloween is an exciting holiday for kids, but it may offer certain challenges for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Members of the Autism Parent Advisory Board of the Boone Fetter Clinic at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Autism Treatment Network site partnered with Kathryn Smith, RN, DrPH, nurse care manager in the …

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