On her laptop computer one recent afternoon, University at Buffalo researcher Charmion Cruickshank calls up a mass spectrometry readout showing the breakdown of chemicals in the urine of a child with autism.
Autism spectrum disorders Jul 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
Drugs used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) do not appear to have long-term effects on the brain, according to new animal research from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
Autism spectrum disorders Jul 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 8 |
The junior high and high school years are emotionally challenging even under the best of circumstances, but for adolescents with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), that time can be particularly painful. Lacking the social ...
Autism spectrum disorders Aug 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—Hispanic children often have undiagnosed developmental delays and large numbers of both Hispanic and non-Hispanic children who first were thought to have developmental delay actually had autism, researchers ...
Autism spectrum disorders Aug 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Australian researchers have harnessed tablet technology to develop an iPad app that is set to revolutionise the way parents around the world provide in-home therapy for their autistic children.
Autism spectrum disorders Sep 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The genetics of autism is complex and possibly influenced by mutations with very large effects. EU genomics research has found more candidate genes that increase susceptibility to the condition.
Autism spectrum disorders Sep 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—One in 88 children has been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A new study by a University of Missouri researcher ...
Autism spectrum disorders Sep 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers in Georgia Tech's Center for Behavior Imaging have developed two new technological tools that automatically measure relevant behaviors of children, and promise to have significant impact on the ...
Autism spectrum disorders Sep 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Jeffrey is a daytime custodian at a fast-food restaurant. And he has autism. On the job, he found it difficult to switch from one task to another or to complete complex tasks. Trying to calm himself, Jeffrey would sometimes ...
Autism spectrum disorders Oct 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP)—It's hard enough to imagine the everyday tension created by the mood swings of a child with special needs, let alone one who keeps getting bigger and more volatile.
Autism spectrum disorders Oct 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
When given early treatment, children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) made significant improvements in behavior, communication, and most strikingly, brain function, Yale School of Medicine researchers report in a new ...
Autism spectrum disorders Nov 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Metal-binding agents rubbed into the skin, prescribed by some alternative practitioners for the treatment of autism, are not absorbed and therefore are unlikely to be effective at helping the body excrete excess mercury. ...
Autism spectrum disorders Nov 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Autism is a poorly understood family of related conditions. People with autism generally lack normal social interaction skills and engage in a variety of unusual and often characteristic behaviors, such as repetitive movements. ...
Autism spectrum disorders Nov 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The use of technology in the classroom is nothing new, but Topcliffe Primary School in Birmingham is breaking new ground by using technology to help pupils with autism communicate more effectively.
Autism spectrum disorders Nov 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Exposure to traffic-related air pollution, including nitrogen dioxide and particulate matter less than 2.5 and 10 micrometers in diameter (PM2.5 and PM10), during gestation and the first year of ...
Autism spectrum disorders Jan 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |