Latest Developmental neuroscience Stories
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.
Head growth significantly improved in placebo-controlled trial MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept.
Georgia State University’s Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD) has received a two-year, $600,000 grant from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau of the Health Resources and Services Administration
Children and adolescents with autism have a surplus of synapses in the brain, and this excess is due to a slowdown in a normal brain “pruning” process during development, according to a study by neuroscientists at Columbia University Medical Center.
Have you ever seen a crowd of people looking off into the distance, perhaps toward a passing biker or up to the top of a building?
InnerVoice, the revolutionary iOS app that uses 3D-animated photo avatars to develop communication, just got a dramatic update, making it the most user-friendly and technologically advanced communication
The center provides applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy for all ages, and a day program to help adults with independent living, obtaining employment, developing leisure activities and building
Researchers at UC San Francisco have found that children with sensory processing disorders have decreased structural brain connections in specific sensory regions different than those in autism, further establishing SPD as a clinically important neurodevelopmental disorder.
Affordable certification as Certified Autism Specialist or Autism Certificate increases earning potential and promotes a higher standard of care for those on the autism spectrum and other sensory
Some babies are at risk for autism because they have an older sibling that has the disorder.
- A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).