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Autistic Individuals are Running Successful Small Businesses

Several autistic individuals have been able to support themselves and find true happiness by starting their own small business.

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Gluten’s Impact on Individuals with ASD

New FDA regulations will enforce food manufacturers to meet new standards in labeling gluten content in a product, helping those on the autism spectrum that suffer from gluten sensitivities.

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Autistic Children Improve IQ and Social Skills With Reflective Network Therapy

Reflective Network Therapy harnesses small social networks in the classroom, composed of parents, teachers, in-classroom therapist, and peers.

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Current Diagnostic Procedures May Be Failing to Detect Autism in Girls

With a huge imbalance in the number of males being diagnosed with ASD in comparison to females, certain symptoms may be going undetected with current testing.

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New Program Introduces Autistic Adults to IT Jobs

A program has recently been developed to train individuals with ASD in various IT roles, giving them opportunities to potentially find employment in this field.

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Autism May Be Detected Earlier: Studying A Child’s Eye Contact

Although autism spectrum disorders are typically diagnosed when a child is 2 years of age or older, recent research states that autism may be detected in babies younger than a year old.

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Peer-Led Interventions Can Help Mothers of Autistic Children

Mothers of children with autism have experienced significant benefits from a peer-led program that focuses on reducing high levels of stress and anxiety.

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Autism Disorders Affect More Than Just the Brain

Although typically categorized by deficits in social interaction, speech, and behavior, autism disorders are actually a “whole body condition”.

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New App Allows Parents to Analyze Their Child’s Behavior

A new app has recently been developed to help parents track and record their child’s behavior at regular intervals, allowing them to analyze behavior patterns and see if there is any cause for concern.

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Common Genes Linked to Autism Risk

The genetic risk for autism is primarily associated with versions of genes commonly found in the population, as opposed to rare variants.

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