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The Possible Link between Antidepressants and Autism Disorders

Researchers have recently found that early prenatal exposure to certain medications taken for depression and anxiety can significantly increase the risk of ASD.

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Reaching Out to Individuals with ASD

Adults and children alike should know how to approach an individual with ASD, and make them feel comfortable enough to potentially build a friendship.

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Photography Project Provides New Opportunities for Individuals with ASD

Autistic individuals are expressing themselves through the art of photography.

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Lipid Imbalances in the Brain May Trigger ASD

Researchers have recently stated that abnormal levels of lipid molecules in the brain can possibly trigger Autism disorders.

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New Blueprint Gives Insight on Brain Development

Researchers have recently generated a high-resolution blueprint for how to build a human brain, providing exceptional insight into the origins of Autism disorders.

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Autism Therapy Method Focuses On Play

Floortime therapy, a multidisciplinary approach that centers on each child’s emotions and personal interests, is now gaining wider acceptance by national Autism organizations and medical experts.

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Learning Apps Promote Safety for Children with ASD

Apps have been developed to help teach children with Autism disorders about safety and communication.

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New Indicators for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Several tools have shown great promise in providing an earlier diagnosis for Autism Spectrum Disorders.

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iPads Have Shown Promise in Children with ASD

Researchers have recently discovered that the use of tablets such as iPads can be used to assist in the development of various skills for children with ASD.

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Autism Is Not a Limitation

Temple Grandin, self-advocate of Autism, stresses that everyone, including employers, should focus on the unique strengths of each person with ASD, and not their perceived limitations.

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