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The Importance of Avoiding Burnout for Kids With Learning and Attention Issues

The Importance of Avoiding Burnout for Kids With Learning and Attention Issues | Neuropsychology and Autism News | Scoop.it
Kids can experience burnout if they don't take breaks and recharge. Learn why kids with learning and attention issues may be likely to face burnout, and how to help.
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Circadian Dysfunction May ID Preclinical Alzheimer's

Circadian Dysfunction May ID Preclinical Alzheimer's | Neuropsychology and Autism News | Scoop.it
Fragmented rhythms associated with plaque pathology
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Why intelligence scores do not predict success for autistic adults

Why intelligence scores do not predict success for autistic adults | Neuropsychology and Autism News | Scoop.it
Measures of adaptive functioning may better assess the ability of autistic people to meet daily demands than do intelligence tests.
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Despite dearth of data, firms sell brain training as autism antidote

Despite dearth of data, firms sell brain training as autism antidote | Neuropsychology and Autism News | Scoop.it
Many clinics offer neurofeedback as a therapy for autism, despite little scientific support for the technique.
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Lengthy scans yield detailed maps of individual brains

Lengthy scans yield detailed maps of individual brains | Neuropsychology and Autism News | Scoop.it
A new database contains high-fidelity brain maps of 10 typical adults.
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Highly detailed functional and structural MRI studies from ten healthy, typical adults. These were obtained by having the subjects spend several hours each in MRI scanners. 
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Breathing Disorders During Sleep Tied to Cognitive Issues

Sleep-disordered breathing may be modifiable risk factor
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Autism & Music Therapy | Helping Children with Autism

Autism & Music Therapy | Helping Children with Autism | Neuropsychology and Autism News | Scoop.it
According to the CDC, 1 in 110 children have some form of autism. While symptoms vary from case to case, there are two essential characteristics of the disorder: the subject experiences 1) a deficit in “social communication and social interaction across multiple contexts,” and 2) “restricted, repetitive patterns of behaviors, interests, and activities.” Since autism is a spectrum disorder,  there are …
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Autism, Employment, and Small Talk

Autism, Employment, and Small Talk | Neuropsychology and Autism News | Scoop.it
Small talk is one of the biggest obstacles with autism and employment. Here are some tips and facts from Rudy Simone's book, Aspergers on the Job.
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Teen On The Spectrum Finds Culinary Success

He's barely out of high school, but an 18-year-old with autism is already making his mark with a pair of signature sauces that grace a restaurant menu and are
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Visits from Harley the therapy pig brighten Thursdays at Luther Acres

Visits from Harley the therapy pig brighten Thursdays at Luther Acres | Neuropsychology and Autism News | Scoop.it
Every Thursday, Chris Hainley and members of her family bring Harley, her 85-pound therapy pig, to visit the residents of Luther Acres health care center in Lititz.
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Brain Shrinkage May Be Curtailed by Mediterranean Diet

Brain Shrinkage May Be Curtailed by Mediterranean Diet | Neuropsychology and Autism News | Scoop.it
The diet involves eating more fish, nuts and vegetables.
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Design lessons for Alzheimer's disease and Autism spectrum families

Design lessons for Alzheimer's disease and Autism spectrum families | Neuropsychology and Autism News | Scoop.it
We have a unique opportunity to help our clients, friends, and family who have a family member with autism or Alzheimer's. My dad Buz Coleman on his 82nd birthday with
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Alarm as measles spreads across Europe

Alarm as measles spreads across Europe | Neuropsychology and Autism News | Scoop.it
Romania has reported more than 3,400 cases since January 2016, according to the latest data available. More than 700 cases have also been registered since the start of 2017 in Italy.
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Vaccines are medical treatments - yes, they can have side effects. Causing autism is convincingly NOT one of them.  
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Parents are making their kids drink bleach to ‘cure’ them of autism

Parents are making their kids drink bleach to ‘cure’ them of autism | Neuropsychology and Autism News | Scoop.it
Use of the potentially deadly treatment has spread from the U.S.
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Sad that even today, with all of the resources available for treatment, that this occurs. 
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2017: Year in review

2017: Year in review | Neuropsychology and Autism News | Scoop.it
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Every article in this year end review is worth a read. Great publication for disseminating autism related research findings. 
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Some adults with autism traits reject conventional sexual labels

Some adults with autism traits reject conventional sexual labels | Neuropsychology and Autism News | Scoop.it
Adults who have characteristics of autism are about three times as likely as their peers to not identify as heterosexual, homosexual or bisexual.
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Anxiety may alter processing of emotions in people with autism

Anxiety may alter processing of emotions in people with autism | Neuropsychology and Autism News | Scoop.it
A brain region that processes emotions tends to be smaller in children who have both autism and anxiety than in those who have autism alone.
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Cybersecurity help wanted: Asperger people

Cybersecurity help wanted: Asperger people | Neuropsychology and Autism News | Scoop.it
People with Asperger Syndrome have distinct advantages when it comes to combating cyber crime.
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Mental Health Therapy and the Autistic Client: When Clinicians Only See the Autism • Ollibean

Mental Health Therapy and the Autistic Client: When Clinicians Only See the Autism • Ollibean | Neuropsychology and Autism News | Scoop.it
The mistake of attributing all psychiatric symptoms to autism and failing to diagnose and treat co-occuring mental health conditions.
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Ask About A.D.H.D., Asperger's and Driving

Ask About A.D.H.D., Asperger's and Driving | Neuropsychology and Autism News | Scoop.it
Ask experts about learning to drive with attention or autism disorders.
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How Neurons Sense Our Everyday Life

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Neuroscience News has recent neuroscience research articles, brain research news, neurology studies and neuroscience resources for neuroscientists, students, and science fans and is always free to join. Our neuroscience social network has science groups, discussion forums, free books, resources, science videos and more.
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Self-Advocates Arrested At White House

Self-Advocates Arrested At White House | Neuropsychology and Autism News | Scoop.it
Dozens of disability rights activists have been arrested outside the White House while calling for President Donald Trump to support community-based living.
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Genetics play a bigger role than environmental causes for autism

Genetics play a bigger role than environmental causes for autism | Neuropsychology and Autism News | Scoop.it
Genetics plays more of a role in the development of autism than environmental causes, according to new research published Sunday in Nature Genetics. The study found that 52% of autism risk comes from common genes, while only 2.
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Warriors experience hard-earned peace with yoga

Warriors experience hard-earned peace with yoga | Neuropsychology and Autism News | Scoop.it
BURNESS BRITT SAT on the yoga mat, crossed his legs and started to topple over like a top. Instructor Ann Stevens knew to grab him and pull him upright. His
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Families with Special Needs - Family Health - CDC

Families with Special Needs - Family Health - CDC | Neuropsychology and Autism News | Scoop.it
Family health information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
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