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2014-09-11 23:09:21

The Howard County Autism Society launched an updated website with new online tools for families helping children and others with autism (http://www.howard-autism.org). Columbia, MD (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 The Howard County Autism Society launched an updated website with new online tools for families helping children and others with autism (http://www.howard-autism.org). Howard County has the largest per capita population of children with autism in Maryland, according to the Autism...

2014-09-11 23:07:40

CARD will partner with developmental pediatrician Dr. Linda Copeland to offer families one-stop access to medical and behavioral health services. SACRAMENTO, Calif. (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) today announced its partnership with leading developmental pediatrician Dr. Linda Copeland. This will be the first autism treatment center in the Sacramento area to offer both behavioral and medical treatment for children with autism spectrum disorder...

2014-09-10 23:09:11

In a survey done with parents of autistic children in the United Kingdom, it was discovered that 61% of children with Autism Spectrum Condition are bullied at school. NoBullying discovers why today http://www.nobullying.com/over-60-of-autistic-children-are-bullied-at-school/ London, UK (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC) affects around half a million children in the United Kingdom so when the parents of 900 autistic children were interviewed and 61% of them said...

autism estrogen
2014-09-10 06:19:41

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The reason that girls are less likely than boys to suffer from autism may have something to do with the same sex hormone receptor responsible for helping protect them from stroke, according to new research published Tuesday in the journal Molecular Autism. In what is being called the first analysis of the role of estrogen in autism, experts from the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University examined the brains of people...

infant autism
2014-09-10 05:08:25

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A specialized intervention program designed to treat infants showing signs of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) could help significantly reduce symptoms by the age of three, according to new research currently appearing online in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. In the study, authors Sally J. Rogers and Sally Ozonoff, both of whom are professors of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of California,...

2014-09-09 23:06:44

Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation announces scholarship donation from Integrated Listening Systems. Applications for The iLs Mentorship Scholarship Award will be accepted through October 24, 2014. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 The Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Foundation today announced a scholarship donation for its popular Level 1 Intensive Mentorship training programs from Integrated Listening Systems (iLs). iLs is a multi-sensory assessment and training...

2014-09-03 00:22:35

Head growth significantly improved in placebo-controlled trial MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Pharmaceuticals today announced results of a recently completed phase 2 placebo-controlled trial in pediatric patients. Rett syndrome patients treated with EPI-743 demonstrated a statistically significant increase in head circumference. Decreased brain growth and head circumference are hallmarks of the disease. Rett syndrome is a genetic neurodevelopmental...

2014-09-02 08:28:39

Fraud investigation is warranted, says SafeMinds. ATLANTA, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For over a decade SafeMinds has claimed that the CDC manipulated data to show no link between vaccines and autism. But at least for one study, the rumors were put an end. In a statement, William Thompson, Ph.D. acknowledged that he and his co-authors "omitted statistically significant information" linking the MMR vaccine to an increased risk of autism in a 2004 study. An independent reanalysis...

2014-08-29 23:06:54

Children with sensory issues often have developmental delays. What occupational therapy does for kids with SPD is to help both the child and the family learn strategies and tools to help the child at home and at school. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 For most kids, sensory processing occurs without conscious thought and these skills are automatic. But for some kids, sensory information goes into the brain but does not get organized into appropriate responses. For some of these...

autism research
2014-08-28 03:00:34

Noah Brown, Massachusetts General Hospital Previously reported autism risk appears to be attributable to mother's illness, not medication Previous studies that have suggested an increased risk of autism among children of women who took antidepressants during pregnancy may actually reflect the known increased risk associated with severe maternal depression. In a study receiving advance online publication in Molecular Psychiatry, investigators from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)...


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