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Kinect cameras watch for autism - tech - 08 May 2012 - New Scientist

Kinect cameras watch for autism - tech - 08 May 2012 - New Scientist | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
An automated system that keeps watch over children could spot the telltale signs of autism and lead to earlier diagnoses...
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Questioning Answers: Maternal autoantibody-related (MAR) autism?

Questioning Answers: Maternal autoantibody-related (MAR) autism? | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
A blog post discussing research suggestive that maternal immune activation and in particular autoantibodies reactive to foetal brain tissue might form a specific subset of autism
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New Voices For The Voiceless: Synthetic Speech Gets An Upgrade : NPR

New Voices For The Voiceless: Synthetic Speech Gets An Upgrade : NPR | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
For those who rely on technology to speak, there are a limited number of voices. "Perfect Paul" sounds robotic, and "Heather" can seem too old for some.
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Auti-sim lets you experience the horror of sensory overload

Auti-sim lets you experience the horror of sensory overload | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
Creator wants to help players gain empathy and understanding of autistic children.
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Ultrasound reveals autism risk at birth, study finds

Ultrasound reveals autism risk at birth, study finds | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
Low-birth-weight babies with a particular brain abnormality are at greater risk for autism, according to a new study that could provide doctors a signpost for early detection of the still poorly understood disorder.
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Translational Psychiatry - Abstract of article: Unique acyl-carnitine profiles are potential biomarkers for acquired mitochondrial disease in autism spectrum disorder

Translational Psychiatry explores the more translational area between the research in neuroscience and conceptually novel treatments
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My favorite drug & maternal inflammation risk for autism

My favorite drug & maternal inflammation risk for autism | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
Alan Brown, an epidemiologist at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, has provided critical evidence establishing maternal infection as a risk factor for schizophrenia in the off...
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Peterborough family copes with autism on the slopes

Peterborough family copes with autism on the slopes | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
With some fresh snow blanketing the trails of Crotched Mountain, there was
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Family copes with autism on the slopes 

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Family copes with autism on the slopes 

Making Friends's curator insight, April 1, 2013 3:15 PM

Great story of one familie's journey and the way they achieve quality time together.

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New autism study shows relationship with fear and anxiety

New autism study shows relationship with fear and anxiety | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
A new study conducted by a BYU professor and two students shows that the severity of autism for children may be caused by fear.
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Kids with autism are helped by rules but how do they learn flexibility....?

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Fair care – or death by indifference? | Victoria Macdonald on Health and Social Care

Fair care – or death by indifference? | Victoria Macdonald on Health and Social Care | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
Will people with learning difficulties ever be treated fairly and humanely by the NHS? Health minister Norman Lamb tells Channel 4 news the culture of indifference has to change. But how?
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Autism 'linked' to heavy traffic

Autism 'linked' to heavy traffic | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
The possibility that autism is linked to traffic pollution has been raised by researchers in California.
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Nev. program helps improve autistic kids' behavior

Nev. program helps improve autistic kids' behavior | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
(AP) — Kaci Fleetwood was a teacher at Mount Rose Elementary School when she took her first class in 2008 to learn how to handle unruly students by giving them positive reinforcement when they were behaving well.
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Questioning Answers: Human Endogenous Retroviruses (HERVs) and autism

Questioning Answers: Human Endogenous Retroviruses (HERVs) and autism | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
A blog post discussing research suggestive of altered expression of human endogenous retroviruses (HERVs) in cases of autism...
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Flu, fever linked with autism in pregnancy study

Doctors trying to find some of the causes of autism put another piece into the puzzle on Monday: They found women who had flu while they were pregnant were twice as likely to have a child later diagnosed with autism.
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Fortnight of fear

Fortnight of fear | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
John Williams is a single father and carer for his 10-year-old son, who has autism and cerebral palsy. Both of them dread school holidays.
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Good suggestions paired with humor.

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PLOS ONE: Identification of Unique Gene Expression Profile in Children with Regressive Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Ileocolitis

PLOS ONE: Identification of Unique Gene Expression Profile in Children with Regressive Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Ileocolitis | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
PLOS ONE: an inclusive, peer-reviewed, open-access resource from the PUBLIC LIBRARY OF SCIENCE. Reports of well-performed scientific studies from all disciplines freely available to the whole world.
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Open access journal. Seems like this may run and run.... 

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NIMH · The Four Kingdoms of Autism

NIMH · The Four Kingdoms of Autism | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
Dr. Insel describes how different perspectives separate the communities interested in autism, and suggests the common ground that would provide an avenue to move forward.
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Excellent summary of the current (sometimes) battleground of autism(s) 

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Questioning Answers: In relation to chelation and autism

Questioning Answers: In relation to chelation and autism | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
A blog post discussing research describing the potential efficacy of DMSA chelation therapy for autism
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In relation to chelation and autism  
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Frontiers | Rethinking autism: implications of sensory and movement differences for understanding and support | Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience

Frontiers | Rethinking autism: implications of sensory and movement differences for understanding and support | Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
Frontiers | Rethinking autism: implications of sensory and movement differences for understanding and support | Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience publishes articles on the most outstanding discoveries across the research spectrum of Frontiers...
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Rethinking autism indeed - a fabulous article 

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Children can 'grow out of' autism, psychologists say, challenging the established view that it is a permanent, incurable condition

Children can 'grow out of' autism, psychologists say, challenging the established view that it is a permanent, incurable condition | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
Some children diagnosed with autism at a young age later grow out of it, psychologists say, in a discovery that challenges the established view of condition as a permanent disorder of social functioning with no cure.
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New Smartphone App Helps Children with Autism Communicate Better

New Smartphone App Helps Children with Autism Communicate Better | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
A smartphone application that has potential to help children with autism communicate more effectively is now available for download.
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A smartphone application that has potential to help children with autism communicate more effectively is now available for download.

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Questioning Answers: Immune function: a critical role in autism?

A blog post discussing research suggestive of immune function genetics being related to cases of autism...
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Dramatic rise in autism prevalence parallels research explosion

A researcher has described the dramatic progress in autism research paralleling increased recognition of autism's prevalence and financial impact.
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Exploring autism with avatars: Rutgers uses virtual worlds to test kids for disorder

Exploring autism with avatars: Rutgers uses virtual worlds to test kids for disorder | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
With one in 50 children in New Jersey diagnosed with autism, a Rutgers professor said she feels a sense of urgency to reach these kids...
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Dysregulated protein synthesis may be behind autism

Dysregulated protein synthesis may be behind autism | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
Dysregulated protein synthesis may be behind autism...
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Questioning Answers: Putting Money on autoimmunity and autism

Questioning Answers: Putting Money on autoimmunity and autism | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
A blog post discussing the paper by Money and colleagues (1971) detailing autism and familial autoimmune diseases...
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