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Earliest Marker for Autism Found in Young Infants

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Photo: Mother and baby looking at each other [11/11/2013] Eye contact during early infancy may be a key to early identification of autism, according to a study funded by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), part of the National Institutes of Health. The study reveals the earliest sign of developing autism ever observed – a steady decline in attention to others' eyes within the first two to six months of life.Earliest Marker for Autism Found in Young Infants - Read more

Autistic People and their Careers: More than just IT

In Germany, only five percent of the people with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) work on the regular job market although they have many skills which can be deployed differently.Autistic People and their Careers: More than just IT - Read more

Autism and Language Impairment Genetically Linked

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[30/10/2013] Rutgers University scientists find strong evidence of a genetic connection in areas of social skills and repetitive behaviors.Autism and Language Impairment Genetically Linked - Read more

Video Could Transform How Schools Serve Teens with Autism

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Photo: Teens in front of a laptop [21/10/2013] Video-based teaching helps teens with autism learn important social skills, and the method eventually could be used widely by schools with limited resources, a Michigan State University (MSU) researcher says.Video Could Transform How Schools Serve Teens with Autism - Read more

Autistic Children with Better Motor Skills more Adept at Socializing

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Photo: Toddler playing [13/09/2013] In a new study looking at toddlers and preschoolers with autism, researchers found that children with better motor skills were more adept at socializing and communicating.Autistic Children with Better Motor Skills more Adept at Socializing - Read more

Autistic Children Can Outgrow Difficulty Understanding Visual Cues and Sounds

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[04/09/2013] Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have shown that high-functioning autism spectrum disorder (ASD) children appear to outgrow a critical social communication disability. Younger children with ASD have trouble integrating the auditory and visual cues associated with speech, but the researchers found that the problem clears up in adolescence.Autistic Children Can Outgrow Difficulty Understanding Visual Cues and Sounds - Read more

UK Children Less Likely to Be Diagnosed with ADHD

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[02/09/2013] New research suggests that children are far less likely to be diagnosed with Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the UK than they are in the USA. However, the same study, led by the University of Exeter Medical School, suggests that autism diagnosis is still rising.UK Children Less Likely to Be Diagnosed with ADHD - Read more

Understanding Problem-Solving Abilities of Autistic Kids

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Photo: Boy at the chalk board [19/08/2013] Children with autism and average IQs consistently demonstrated superior math skills compared with nonautistic children in the same IQ range, according to a study.Understanding Problem-Solving Abilities of Autistic Kids - Read more

Training Program Meets 'Critical Need' for Earlier Autism Identification

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[12/08/2013] A Vanderbilt research program that trains community pediatricians to diagnose autism within their individual practices may lead to more effective treatment of the disorder that now affects an estimated one in 88 children.Training Program Meets 'Critical Need' for Earlier Autism Identification - Read more

Autism Symptoms Not Explained by Impaired Attention

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Photo: Young boy [02/08/2013] Though researchers have attempted to pinpoint factors that might account for several core features of autism, the underlying causes are still unclear.Autism Symptoms Not Explained by Impaired Attention - Read more

 
 

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