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University of Kansas Researchers Receive $1.2M for Autism Study

University of Kansas Researchers Receive $1.2M for Autism Study | Autism | Scoop.it
One of the main areas of struggle for both children and adults diagnosed with autism is communication, which has led to the development of many communication devices.
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AAC Teaching- Begin with Aided Language Input

AAC Teaching- Begin with Aided Language Input | Autism | Scoop.it
Use Aided Language Input (ALI).  If you have never have worked with a student with AAC, are just beginning, or are an expert, one of the best AAC teaching strategies is ALI.   Learn or refresh your...

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Why Children With Special Needs Should Get Messy!

Why Children With Special Needs Should Get Messy! | Autism | Scoop.it
When it comes to play, most parents’ first reaction is to keep it as tidy as possible. With children in the house, we have no choice but to surrender to a certain amount of mess, but the last thing...
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Minecraft for Children with Autism | Autism Key

Minecraft for Children with Autism | Autism Key | Autism | Scoop.it
RT @AutismSocietyNC: heard of Minecraft? Your kids probably have. One dad has created a Minecraft for kids w/ASD. http://t.co/nI1sODZDi9
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A dad's perspective: How do you value friendship?

Another brilliant blog from my friend Matty: A father's perspective on living with autism: http://t.co/YVM3K4mDKx
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Autism’s Unexpected Link to Cancer Gene

Autism’s Unexpected Link to Cancer Gene | Autism | Scoop.it
As surprised researchers have discovered, some people with autism have mutated cancer or tumor genes that apparently caused their brain disorder.
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Excessive cerebrospinal fluid and enlarged brain size in infancy are potential biomarkers for autism

Excessive cerebrospinal fluid and enlarged brain size in infancy are potential biomarkers for autism | Autism | Scoop.it
Children who were later diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder had excessive cerebrospinal fluid and enlarged brains in infancy, a study by a multidisciplinary team of researchers with the UC Davis MIND Institute has found, raising the possibility...
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