A parent-based survey using a new questioning approach to assess autism spectrum disorders resulted in the finding of an autism rate of one out of every 45 children in the United States. This number,
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Sesame Street introduces a new Muppet character with autism to raise awareness and encourage acceptance
Given the sharp rise of children being diagnosed with autism in the United States (currently 1 out of every 68 children has autism), chances are your child’s class includes one if not more children
Lack of eye contact has become an early telltale sign of autism, and new research suggests that breastfeeding may be helpful in helping babies with a certain genetic mutation that has been associated
Autism can manifest in vastly different ways in each person. And according to a new, small study in Molecular Autism, researchers also found gender differences with regards to behavior among boys and
Cases of autism are rising at an alarming rate. Some sources say autism is even increasing at a rate of 12% every year, but thus far no one has been able to put a finger on why autism rates are rising and
7 year-old girl with autism creates greeting cards whose proceeds benefit the National Autistic Society
Ava Marsh has found extraordinary solace and communication through her art, despite having being diagnosed with autism at age four and a half. Now age seven, Ava has been a very prolific artist since she
Thus far, information about the association between maternal diabetes and autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) has been limited, so recently a group of researchers decided to find out what, if any links
Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder that remains somewhat shrouded by mystery and continues to baffle parents (and parents-to-be) around the world. The numbers of new childhood autism diagnoses has
BPA is under constant scrutiny for its role in numerous health issues. It is best known for being an endocrine disruptor, and the FDA recommends that children under age three and pregnant women should
MIT scientist links autism to Monsanto’s Roundup and predicts HALF of U.S. children will be autistic by 2025
MIT research scientist and author Stephanie Seneff has studied autism for almost a decade, and her recent presentation regarding rising autism rates included a dramatic and controversial prediction.
Scientists have had a fair share of trouble finding out which genes cause autism — due to parents’ unwillingness to have their kids tested — and a lack of technology. However, a new
If we were going to look for the next line of treatment for symptoms of autism, broccoli sprout extract might not be very high on our list of remedies — until now. A small recent study that involved
Over the years, in the quest to find out what, if any one thing causes Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), most researchers have been stumped. Now however, scientists from 13 institutions around the world,
Australia’s Victorian Opera Offers ‘Relaxed’ Performances for Children with Autism and Sensory Disorders
As autism diagnoses continue to rise around the world, beneficial opportunities are becoming more common for children and adults on the autism spectrum — from animal therapy to a cooking system
Though the ‘vaccines cause autism’ theory was debunked and referred to as an ‘elaborate fraud’ three years ago, there are still many who believe that vaccines are indeed linked to autism.
A child with autism who has trouble connecting with his peers and the world at large, may find himself learning from and making a meaningful connection with… a cow? The image is awe-inspiring,
According to new reports via the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) one in 68 U.S. children has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), which is a 30% increase from 1 in 88 two years ago. With
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