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Being bilingual may help autistic children

Added: 16.01.2018 8:49 | 0 views | 0 comments

Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) often have a hard time switching gears from one task to another. But being bilingual may actually make it a bit easier for them to do so, according to a new study.

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11 Video Game Characters With Autism

Added: 13.01.2018 0:23 | 2 views | 0 comments

Video games are becoming more and clusive by the year with triple A game such as Overwatch and Watch Dogs 2 beginning to include more lead female and minority characters to the mix and also raising awareness around many problems here are 11 Video Game Characters With Autism.


Newborn immune activation may have long-term negative impact on brain function

Added: 12.01.2018 17:25 | 4 views | 0 comments

Neuroscientists have found that even a brief episode of immune system activation within days of birth can cause persistent changes in sleep patterns concurrent with increases in epilepsy-like brain activity -- a combination of symptoms common in autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental conditions.

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Autism: Brain circuit controls social behavior identified

Added: 11.01.2018 17:28 | 4 views | 0 comments

A new study has identified a key brain region of the neural circuit that controls social behavior. Increasing the activity of this region, called the habenula, led to social problems in rodents, whereas decreasing activity of the region prevented social problems.

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Altered voice processing in young children with autism and delayed language development

Added: 10.01.2018 16:25 | 2 views | 0 comments

Three- to five-year-old children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and delayed language development appear to process voices differently than typically developing children, according to a new study.

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Autistic boy's drowning is now a lesson for first responders

Added: 08.01.2018 0:22 | 2 views | 0 comments

Shalom Lawson's death is being shared with dispatchers and other emergency responders in hopes of helping them aid people with autism.

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Autistic man held in custody for weeks 'after sticking two fingers up at the police'

Added: 05.01.2018 6:09 | 2 views | 0 comments

A "severely autistic" man has been held in custody for seven weeks after allegedly gesticulating at police.

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