Category Archives: Autism Causes

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New Therapy Reduces Severe Symptoms of Autism

While the outstanding world’s scientists are looking for the causes of autism and its treatment, the best treatment is found at home… The recently published results of the 6-years study have shown that parents can actually be trained to treat autism pretty successfully. The teams from the University of Manchester, King’s College London and Newcastle […]

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Neurofibramatosis Type 1 And Autism

Resent researches have shown that people with a rare tumor syndrome, neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) have symptoms of autism. The disorder is caused by the mutation of a gene on chromosome 17. This chromosome is responsible for control of cell division. It’s a common genetic disorder, which is not limited to any specific race or […]

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What Happens to Autistics when They Get Older?

Autism Spectrum Disorder is a relatively new disorder. It was first mentioned in 1943 and not regularly notified until the 1970’s. When we hear about autism, we usually think children. However, those who were diagnosed with ASD in the 70’s and later are all grown up and we can learn more about the symptoms of […]

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Sensory Processing Disorder VS. Autism

You may wonder what the difference between autism spectrum disorder and sensory processing disorder is. There are children who are sensitive to certain food and textures, loud noises and have difficulty transitioning. Parents suspect autism but instead their child is diagnosed with sensory processing disorder, also known as SPD. SPD is a condition in which […]

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Some Types of Maternal Infection Can Cause Autism

Maternity is a special period of time in the life of every woman. It’s a nine month long expectation for a little miracle, but also it is also a time when women are vulnerable and fragile. On June 7th, Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, publisher resent studies results based on data from over 4.6 million children, […]

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