Category Archives: Autism Symptoms

What are the symptoms of autism? Autistic people may have a range of symptoms, including physical, intellectual, psychological and emotional differences.

Toronto Family Finds A Safe Haven For Their Son

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After lots of hard searching, the Phipps family discovered Geneva Day Camp for Autism. Here, their son finally found a sense of belonging.

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Arizona Community Gives Young Adults A Place to Fit In

Parents of a young adult with Asperger’s have been making recent headlines when they started a new program to help others on the spectrum transition after high school.

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Could Autism be Linked to Gender Dysphoria?

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Most autism parents, therapists, and teachers are aware that autism is four times more likely to occur in boys rather than girls. Less common in the industry dialog, however, is that autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is more likely to occur in transgender individuals than the general population.

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Autistic Youth’s Brains React Differently to Stimuli

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By looking at brain imaging research and magnetic resonance imaging, the team from UCLA hopes to understand how to treat sensory over-responsitivity, or SOR.

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Swedish Study Doubts Autism Epidemic

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With the number of diagnoses of autism seemingly increasing every day, it seems as though an epidemic of sorts has arisen. However, a new study has found that instead of autism occurring more commonly, more people are simply being diagnosed with it.

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Author Mark Haddon on Curious Incidents of Misunderstanding

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Haddon explained to an audience at a 2012 Telegraph Hay Festival, “It is used as a textbook for social workers, and for policemen, which is something I heard recently. I never meant it to be a textbook.”

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Aspie Travels the World as an Advocate

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Zach Zaborny is a 25-year-old man living with Asperger’s Syndrome. However, he does not let that or any of his previous diagnoses hinder him. Zaborny has become an advocate for post-secondary opportunities for students with Asperger’s.

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Armenia Joins List of Countries to Benefit From ICare4Autism’s Curriculum Training

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ICare4Autism is proud to partner with Narine Vardanyan with the International Child Development Center this summer, bringing autism therapies to the Armenian community.

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Twin Sister Gives Her Brother a Day to Remember

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At first, family members in Birmingham, AL were nervous on how he would react. Often times in a big crowd or surrounded by lots of noise, Anders gets overwhelmed. But once he stood on the stage, all you could see was a huge smile as he turned to his sister with a look that said “I did it!”

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Can Video Games Improve Social Interactions?

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Parents may complain that staying up in your room all day watching YouTube videos or playing video games is antisocial. However, new research into nonviolent video games promoting storytelling over action may have social benefits for people with autism.

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