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Helping Your Autistic Child Cope With Holiday Stress

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Holidays are a whirlwind of fun and excitement. Family gatherings, events, and trips make the holidays special, but can also be a source of stress for children with autism. Schedule changes, noisy decorations, and crowded events or family gatherings can overwhelm an autistic child. Certain precautions in anticipation of these situations can reduce stress and […]

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Exercise for the Quality of Life and Joy

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According to the fall research provided by New York Medical College, physical exercises improve social skills in children with autism. The 4-month exercise program showed that regular exercising can significantly improve social responsiveness and physical endurance. It is well-known that children with autism have a high risk of developing obesity and diabetes, metabolic syndrome, decreased […]

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Gene that leads to ASD development – New Finding

The researchers from the Medical University of South Carolina have identified genetic mutations that can cause autism. The researchers from the Harvard Medical School and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center have also joined this project. According to this study, a gene related to the development of such brain disorders as schizophrenia can be responsible […]

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How Can Wearable Devices Help People With Autism?

Nowadays, technology and devices are a part of our life. this includes wearable devices which are luxury items we wear to count our pulse while training or manage our phone and emails etc. What good can be done to people with disabilities? How can wearable devices help them in their everyday life? Researches from Lankaster […]

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What Genes Are Causing Autism?

The physiologist from the University of Washington, Raphael Bernier and geneticist Evan Eichler started their research on genes that cause autism in late 2013 when they became interested in a 12-year old girl’s case. Bernier noticed that the girl had wide-set eyes, which had a slight downward slant. Her head was unusually large, featuring a […]

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