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Sensory Adapted Swimming Lesson System for Children with ASD

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Sensory Supported Swimming has been supporting autistic children from the age of 4 to 17 and teaching them how to navigate the water.

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Relationship Development Intervention Therapy Introduced in India

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Relationship Development Intervention is an emerging therapy that focuses on parent- child interaction. The foundation of RDI is the importance placed on dynamic intelligence.

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National Study will Monitor Children With Autism, Focusing on a Better Treatment Plan

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A federally funded project will seek researchers from several universities to study prevalence of autism among 4 and 8 year olds. The study hopes to procure accurate data on how widespread autism is in the U.S.

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Autism Spectrum Disorder Being Responded to on College Campuses

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There have always been college students with ASD who slip by unnoticed as they struggle silently to get their college degree. Certain programs have been created to help these students.

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Available Treatments for Autism

For parents of children with autism, there have been many unresolved questions on how to best provide treatments for their child. Prior to pinpointing the effects of autism and being able to put a name to it, many children with autism were placed in institutions due to lack of information, research, and treatment.

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Broccoli Improves Autistic Social and Verbal Behaviors

Scientists are now stating that a specific extract from broccoli sprouts may be used to curb symptoms associated with autism, creating a first step in providing effective treatments.

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Hear Our Voices

Only 3 more days to register for the 2014 ICare4Autism International Autism Conference at the Hotel Pennsylvania in NYC. Be prepared to open your heart and mind to change what you once believed to be true about Autism.  Join our mission and attend this conference to see informative, groundbreaking and educational presentations by top researchers […]

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Occupational Therapy Found to Improve Autistic Children’s Ability to Perform Everyday Tasks

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Researchers recently discovered that giving autistic kids occupational therapy using the principles of Sensory Integration (OT-SI) produced better results than giving them standard care.

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Stomach Problems Found to be Considerably More Likely in Autistic Children

A new study has shown that children with autism suffer from gastrointestinal (GI) upsets such as constipation, diarrhea and sensitivity to foods six-to-eight times more often than other children. The study conducted at the UC Davis MIND Institute has found that these stomach problems in autistic children are related to behavioral problems such as social […]

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