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2014-01-27 15:07:03

Prevalence unchanged when ASD combined with new social communication disorder; researchers say autism services appropriate for both A new study finds that the estimated prevalence of autism under the new DSM-5 criteria would decrease only to the extent that some children would receive the new diagnosis of social communication disorder (SCD). The study, funded in part by a research grant from Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, appears online in the...

2014-01-22 12:27:10

LONDON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: EpiCast Report: Autism Spectrum Disorders - Epidemiology Forecast to 2022 EpiCast Report: Autism Spectrum Disorders - Epidemiology Forecast to 2022 Summary Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) is a group of incurable, developmental disabilities which affect the brain and are usually diagnosed between the ages of 18-24 months. ASD encompasses a broad spectrum of disorders in which the...

2014-01-21 23:28:27

Significant overall improvements often occur in Autism or ASD (autistic spectrum disorders) by medically treating their complicating cerebellar impairment and resulting dyslexic, ADHD and anxiety related symptoms with inner-ear improving medications. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Considering that Autism has evaded all determined scientific causal and medical therapeutic efforts to date, a unique medical treatment offered to minimize symptoms in this often debilitating disorder...

2014-01-15 23:22:53

The educational, evidence-based app developed by the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) helps children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) overcome deficits by learning new skills. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) today announced the release of Autism Learning Games: Camp Discovery, which houses a growing suite of educational games designed to teach children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) new skills. The app...

Autism Sight And Sound OUt Of Sync
2014-01-15 11:27:19

[ Watch The Video: Senses Of Sight And Sound Separated In Kids With Autism ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A group of autism researchers from Vanderbilt University have found that children with the condition experience the world as if they are watching a badly-dubbed foreign movie, in which auditory and visual stimuli are out of sync. According to the team’s report in The Journal of Neuroscience, children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) have difficulty...

2014-01-07 16:25:02

Canine research could lead to earlier diagnoses and treatments for children with autism WASHINGTON, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every year, one out of every 88 children in the United States is diagnosed with some form of autism, with these numbers steadily rising over the last decade. Alarmingly, it is believed that now one of every 54 young boys has some form of the disease. Though the instances of children on the autism spectrum are increasing year to year, the amount...

2014-01-02 16:22:06

KINGSTON, N.Y., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley's Broadway Campus Emergency Department is launching a dynamic new program to provide an "autism-friendly" experience for patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). With autism affecting 1 in 88 children, according to Autism Speaks®, the commitment to addressing the specialized needs of Emergency Department patients with ASD is timely. Patients with autism react and communicate differently,...

2014-01-01 23:02:25

The new “Signs Of Autism In Children” article on the site Vkool.com delivers to people fundamental information about autism. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) January 01, 2014 The new “Signs Of Autism In Children” report on the site Vkool.com covers common symptoms of developmental disabilities called autism. At the beginning of the article, the author points out that autism spectrum disorders are a group of developmental disabilities that cause significant communication, social, and behavioral...

2013-12-18 09:48:26

Many children with intellectual disability or lower functioning autism spectrum disorders, particularly those in low and middle income countries, do not receive psychosocial treatment interventions for their condition. If non-specialists were able to deliver such care, more children may be able to receive treatment. In this week's PLOS Medicine, Brian Reichow (Yale Child Study Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, US) and colleagues from the World Health Organization conducted a...


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cacodemon
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