Category Archives: Autism Awareness

Autism Awareness is promoted by the International Center for Autism Research and Education

Older Fathers Don’t Necessarily Increase ASD Chance From Accumulated Mutations

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For every few studies showing evidence that something leads to autism, there is always a study floating around with research disproving previous beliefs of possible ASD triggers. Recent research, stemming from Australia’s University of Queensland, focused on the long-studied idea of older fathers and their risk of giving birth to a child on the autism […]

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Brain Microtubules Can Stand Independently. Source: Science Daily

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The brain biochemistry is the centerpiece for the majority of most neurodevelopmental disorder research, including autism. Neurons, brain tissue, the interaction between lobes, it can all provide vital new information on these types of disorders. The most recent study focused on tracking down the issue of mislocated neurons.

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New Mapping Method Focuses on Attention Issues For ASD and ADHD

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Autism is often linked to Attention Deficit because hyperactivity and repetitive motions and behaviors are common in both ASD and ADHD. Approximately 80 percent of children diagnosed with autism also have ADHD. A new type of charting method shows how attention problems come from brain connection patterns.

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ASD and Autism Found New Algorithm Sorting Method

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Autism and Attention Deficit Hyper Disorder, commonly abbreviated to ADHD, share similar behavioral patterns, such as repetitive behavior and hyperactivity, as well as similar genes. A recent study, geared toward both autism and ADHD, showed how a new method of finding treatments is taking a different angle on the matter.

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Making Emergency Rooms More Autism-Friendly

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With the number of autism diagnoses growing, a small but growing number of hospital emergency rooms across the U.S. have begun implementing rooms that accommodate those on the spectrum.

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