Christianson Syndrome- defined and diagnosed Researchers from Brown University have studied and come up with the most definitive diagnostic criteria for Christianson syndrome, an autism-like disorder characterized by intellectual disability.
Erie camp helps students with autism connect Beaumont Enterprise For six weeks, students with Asperger's syndrome and high-functioning autism learn social skills like sharing, engaging in conversation and recognizing the needs and feelings of others.
Fox Business How Animal Farm Communities Create a New World for Many with Autism Fox Business In the middle of the English countryside, Lydia Otter has made it her life's mission to work with people like Peter Griffin, a 26-year-old with severe...
Injury risk higher in children with ASD A new study published by the Academics Pediatrics has found an increased injury risk in children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). The study led by Dr.
For many people on the autism spectrum, going to get a hair cut can be a long and arduous process. From the lights to the sounds to the tactile sensitivities, there are many different things which can make a person avoid getting a haircut.
Dallas, Texas-Recent high school graduate and person with autism, Brian Hataway recently won ten free pipe organ lessons from Southern Methodist University Professor and Highland Park Methodist Organist Bradly Hunter.
Researchers have reported a surprising finding about a unique treatment of autism spectrum disorder: a large and reliable IQ rise. Almost every treated child, regardless of diagnosis, showed significant increases in IQ, along with improved social interaction, more positive behavior, and improved communication ...
Editor’s Note: One of the mini themes in this month’s ASDigest is the subject of bullying. This week we take a look at various issues around bullying and autism. It’s a fact that kids who bully have often been or are being bullied themselves.
Editor’s Note: One of the mini themes in this month’s ASDigest is the subject of bullying. This week we take a look at various issues around bullying and autism. Studies have shown that bullies target others to gain a feeling of power.
The vast majority of the 6.5 million students with disabilities in U.S. schools today are not receiving a quality education, and states will be held accountable for demonstrating that those students are making progress.