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The “Route” of Autism – New Brain Map Reveals Neural Processes

The "Route” of Autism - New Brain Map Reveals Neural Processes -

Scientists have always taken advanced measures to get into your head but now, they’ve found a way to give themselves and others directions along the way. USC scientists are creating a map of uncharted territory in a mouse brain to see the roadblocks that cause Huntington’s disease and autism. The scientists focused on the “cell […]

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Autism and the Ability to See Sound

Autism and the Ability to See Sound

A recent study by Joanne Jao Keen of San Diego State University found that people with autism may be recruiting the visual areas of the brain to process sounds they hear. This could explain the sensory sensitivities that people with autism typically face as both auditory and visual portions of the brain are being used […]

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MIT Scientist Uncovers Link Between Glyphosate And Autism

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A new study conducted by Dr. Stephanie Seneff from the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory had shown that there is a link between Glyphosate and the increased rate in Autism. Glyphosate is found in most of the pesticides and herbicides. Biotech scientists and others in the health and agriculture fields think that it […]

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Through play, children with autism can hone thinking skills (Source: Spectrum News)

Through play, children with autism can hone thinking skills

Play provides some of a child’s first opportunities to rehearse social interactions, generate novel ideas, toy with symbolism and develop narratives — skills that serve us later in life, particularly in our highly social world. Indeed, children who engage in more complex play early in development show greater social competence at later ages. Add the […]

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Bilingualism in Autism: Harmful or Beneficial? (Source: Scottish Autism)

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Direct research into how speaking or hearing more than one language effects the development of children with autism is scarce. This means that families have little information to help them when deciding whether or not to raise their child with autism bilingually – a pressing question for the increasing number of families in our community who speak multiple languages. More evidence that […]

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