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Autistic Spectrum Disorder

Autistic Spectrum Disorder | autism - Australian interest | Scoop.it

The RCGP has identified Autistic Spectrum Disorder as a Clinical Priority. It aims to develop and implement a strategy for primary care.

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Sisters of people with autism may help us understand condition

Sisters of people with autism may help us understand condition | autism - Australian interest | Scoop.it

We need to unpick the factors that mean autism is more common in boys than girls, says Alycia Halladay, who is behind the Autism Sisters Project

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Stimming: What autistic people do to feel calmer - BBC News

Stimming: What autistic people do to feel calmer - BBC News | autism - Australian interest | Scoop.it

Actions such as rocking, squealing and hand-flapping help some people with autism feel calmer and more in control.

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Hillary Clinton to unveil autism plan Tuesday

Hillary Clinton to unveil autism plan Tuesday | autism - Australian interest | Scoop.it

Clinton's proposal would force Alabama to require private insurers to cover autism treatments.

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Positively Autistic - Jeanette's Autism Show

Positively Autistic - Jeanette's Autism Show | autism - Australian interest | Scoop.it

Jeanette's Autism Show is a place for discussions around all things Autism, from advocacy, to parenting, employment, love and relationships, books and conferences, sensory issues, anxiety and education and everything else in between.

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Autism Care Can Top $2 Million Per Person

Autism Care Can Top $2 Million Per Person | autism - Australian interest | Scoop.it

Supporting a person with autism can cost more than $2 million over a lifetime, a new study estimates.

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Figtree man behind bars for harassing woman on train

Figtree man behind bars for harassing woman on train | autism - Australian interest | Scoop.it

A Figtree man with Asperger's Syndrome will remain behind bars after reportedly indecently assaulting a woman on a train to Sydney.
Peter Thompson, aged 40, allegedly hugged and kissed the woman without her permission on board a train at Waterfall...

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Some Kids Really Do Beat Autism, and That's Good News

Some Kids Really Do Beat Autism, and That's Good News | autism - Australian interest | Scoop.it

The recent New York Times article about kids who recovered from autism has generated much debate, from neurodiversity activists who think autism doesn't need to be cured to the parents of severely autistic children who know their children never...

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What is autism?

What is autism? | autism - Australian interest | Scoop.it

Autism and Asperger syndrome (or Asperger's syndrome) are part of a range of disorders where those affected have difficulties with communication and social skills.

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Autistic boy was 'forced and locked in a closet with no windows'

Autistic boy was 'forced and locked in a closet with no windows' | autism - Australian interest | Scoop.it

The seven-year-old boy told his parents that he was put inside the window-less closet that was filled with boxes while at school.

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Bullies Target Kids with Autism, Survey Finds

Bullies Target Kids with Autism, Survey Finds | autism - Australian interest | Scoop.it

Children with autism spectrum disorders are three times as likely than their non-affected siblings to be bullied, and more likely to bully themselves.

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What is Asperger's Syndrome?

What is Asperger's Syndrome? | autism - Australian interest | Scoop.it

Learn more from WebMD about Asperger's syndrome, an autism spectrum disorder that affects language and behavioral development in children.

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Special Guest: Temple Grandin

Special Guest: Temple Grandin | autism - Australian interest | Scoop.it

Dr. Temple Grandin will be our guest on this episode of The Inclusive Class Podcast. Dr. Grandin is a leading advocate for Autism, an animal expert, author and professor. In 2010, HBO released an Emmy award-winning movie about her life.

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Behavioral therapy effective against pica in children with autism spectrum disorder

Behavioral therapy effective against pica in children with autism spectrum disorder | autism - Australian interest | Scoop.it

Unchecked, eating behavior can lead to medical complications Intensive behavioral intervention can be effective at eliminating pica, which is the repeated ingestion of inedible substances, researchers from Marcus Autism Center report.

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Do Musicians with Perfect Pitch Have More Autism Traits than Musicians without Perfect Pitch? An Empirical Study

Do Musicians with Perfect Pitch Have More Autism Traits than Musicians without Perfect Pitch? An Empirical Study | autism - Australian interest | Scoop.it

Perfect pitch, also known as absolute pitch (AP), refers to the rare ability to identify or produce a musical tone correctly without the benefit of an external reference.

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Autism may strain family life even before children are diagnosed

Autism may strain family life even before children are diagnosed | autism - Australian interest | Scoop.it

Autism may strain family life even before children are diagnosed with the disorder, according to a new study that suggests caregivers and patients alike may benefit from treatment tailored to specific sources of stress in the household.

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Positively Autistic - Jeanette's Autism Show

Positively Autistic - Jeanette's Autism Show | autism - Australian interest | Scoop.it

Jeanette's Autism Show is a place for discussions around all things Autism, from advocacy, to parenting, employment, love and relationships, books and conferences, sensory issues, anxiety and education and everything else in between.

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Sex differences in brain may underlie neurodevelopmental disorders more common in males

Sex differences in brain may underlie neurodevelopmental disorders more common in males | autism - Australian interest | Scoop.it

Female infants have larger gray-matter volumes than males around the temporal-parietal junction of the brain, research shows.

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French woman in Ireland to 'protect' autistic son

French woman in Ireland to 'protect' autistic son | autism - Australian interest | Scoop.it

The High Court has heard a French woman moved to Ireland from France because she wanted to protect her autistic son.

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Mackay artist with Asperger's syndrome acknowledged

Mackay artist with Asperger's syndrome acknowledged | autism - Australian interest | Scoop.it

Nekea Blagoev's creativity is splashed across the walls in the heart of Mackay.

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How SAP is hiring autistic adults for tech jobs

How SAP is hiring autistic adults for tech jobs | autism - Australian interest | Scoop.it

SAP's Autism at Work program is helping adults on the autism spectrum flourish in IT roles, bringing an untapped talent pool into the workplace and fueling further innovation.

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Leading autism service to be investigated over restraint policy

Leading autism service to be investigated over restraint policy | autism - Australian interest | Scoop.it

The Andrews government will order an independent review into the use of restraints by one of Australia's leading disability services in the aftermath of a ...

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Autism as a facet of experience, not a limit

Autism as a facet of experience, not a limit | autism - Australian interest | Scoop.it

Temple Grandin shares firsthand insights from work, activism | Temple Grandin, a professor of animal science at Colorado State, brought her experience as an advocate for autistics to a talk at the Ed School.

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A brain link to autism

A brain link to autism | autism - Australian interest | Scoop.it

Scientists find neurotransmitter that ties in with disorder’s behavior | Using a visual test that is known to prompt different reactions in autistic and normal brains, Harvard researchers have shown that those differences were associated with...

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