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CMAJ: Person-first language: Noble intent but to what effect?

CMAJ: Person-first language: Noble intent but to what effect? | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
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Developmental Trajectories in Children With and Without Autism Spectrum Disorders: The First 3 Years - Landa - 2012 - Child Development - Wiley Online Library

Developmental Trajectories in Children With and Without Autism Spectrum Disorders: The First 3 Years - Landa - 2012 - Child Development - Wiley Online Library | Everything Autism | Scoop.it

Developmental Trajectories in Children With and Without Autism Spectrum Disorders: The First 3 Years 

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Newborn blood may reveal early immune signs of autism —

Newborn blood may reveal early immune signs of autism — | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
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BBC - The Ouch! Blog: Relaxed performances: Making theatre trips possible for people with autism or a learning disability

BBC - The Ouch! Blog: Relaxed performances: Making theatre trips possible for people with autism or a learning disability | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
The foyer of the Cottesloe at the National Theatre is buzzing when I arrive, as groups of disabled and non-disabled people bustle about, organising tickets and purchasing drinks. We...
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Placenta plays potent role in autism risk —

Placenta plays potent role in autism risk — | Everything Autism | Scoop.it

As the central organ regulating maternal-fetal interaction

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Skating lets me escape Tourette's

Skating lets me escape Tourette's | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
Eighteen-year-old student Greg Storey, who was diagnosed with Tourette's Syndrome at the age of six, explains to BBC Radio 1 DJ Reggie Yates why he does not tic when he skates.
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Evidence For Treating Autism In Teens Is Weak: Report

Evidence For Treating Autism In Teens Is Weak: Report | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
A new government report confirms what many parents of teens with autism have long suspected: There is little scientific evidence backing up the current treatments used for autism spectrum disorders in older children and young adults.
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Axing of autism home tuition ‘rash cost-cutting’ | Irish Examiner

Children with autism are having their home tuition halted and instead are being ordered to attend new special needs units, according to one of the country’s leading autism support groups.
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PharmaLive: Population Genetics collaborates with Cambridge University to unravel the genetic causes of Asperger Syndrome

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Surfing as therapy?

Surfing as therapy? | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
Archie was featured in an article on the BBC website this week. (Although I’m not credited I took that photo with a little point and shoot.) I was pretty pleased with the article – I wa...
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Disability surf event to be held

Disability surf event to be held | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
A surfing competition for people with learning disabilities is to be held in Cornwall.
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Searching for the Onset of Autism | Observations, Scientific American Blog Network

Searching for the Onset of Autism | Observations, Scientific American Blog Network | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
Early behavioral intervention has shown some promise as a way to help children with autism. But it’s difficult to see the hallmarks of autism before two ...
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Immune Dysfunction May Influence Autism Risk

: Immune function during pregnancy and after birth may affect the development of autism spectrum disorder. Amniotic fluid and neonatal blood cytokine levels of children with ASD differed from controls.
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Perspective: Brain scans need a rethink : Nature : Nature Publishing Group

Perspective: Brain scans need a rethink : Nature : Nature Publishing Group | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
Head movement can bias brain imaging results, undermining a leading theory on the cause of autism, say Ben Deen and Kevin Pelphrey.
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Cognition and behavior: Children with autism struggle to mime —

Cognition and behavior: Children with autism struggle to mime — | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
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Animating autism: the Spectrum Portraits project

Animating autism: the Spectrum Portraits project | Everything Autism | Scoop.it

Five animalted shorts commissioned by the charity Spectrum

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Our “strangest discovery

Our “strangest discovery” | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
The Director of the National Institute of Mental Health, Tom Insel, comments on relevant research advances periodically, and on Aug 24 he had this to say, “The strangest discovery of the summ...
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Decreased Levels of EGF in Plasma of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Finding Our Voices

A chorus of voices from the autism spectrum, calling for respect, understanding and inclusion. Featuring the words of Roy Bedward, Daniel McConnell, Amy Sequ...
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Surfing up a new form of autism therapy

Surfing up a new form of autism therapy | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
On Wednesday, the Canadian news organization The Globe and Mail introduced another form of autism therapy with little scientific backing but plenty of promise a...
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Immune Disorders and Autism

Immune Disorders and Autism | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
Future doctors will need to correct the postmodern tendency toward immune dysregulation.
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Photographer Creates Stunning Series Of His Son With Autism

Photographer Creates Stunning Series Of His Son With Autism | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
It isn't supposed to have a message. Photographer Timothy Archibald says the series of photos he took of his son Eli are not built on a topic or story -- there is no beginning, middle and end.
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Extreme Sports Camp: Learning in Action

Extreme Sports Camp: Learning in Action | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
Extreme Sports Camp: Learning in Action...
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The World's Most Celebrated Virus Hunter: Ian Lipkin | Infectious Diseases | DISCOVER Magazine

The Columbia University researcher describes his quest for HIV in San Francisco and SARS in China, the immune cascades that may cause autism, and the infectious roots of psychiatric disease.
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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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