Latest Pervasive developmental disorders Stories
Cumberland Academy of Georgia, an Atlanta school for learning disabilities, received a grant designated for special needs education.
A newly-launched “Lost in Public” video, produced by the Autism Research Group, demonstrates how to use rules, role playing, and praise to teach children what to do if they get lost.
The Expanding Language App provides a means for individuals with speech and language deficits to communicate and build functional language skills using a simple icon-based platform for the iPhone
The ability to differentiate your own body from others is a fundamental skill, critical for humans' ability to interact with their environments and the people in them.
The first physical evidence that the brains of children with a nonverbal learning disability may develop differently than the brains of other children has been discovered using brain imaging.
A cognitive-behavioral intervention known as problem-solving education (PSE) may help reduce parental stress and depressive symptoms immediately after their child is diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
The brains of children with autism show more connections than the brains of typically developing children do.
Though autism typically isn’t diagnosed during the first 24 months of a child’s life, new research suggests that eye contact in young infants could be the earliest marker for the neural development disorder.
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