Category Archives: Autism Education

See how the efforts of the International Center for Autism Research have been put to use for the furthering of autism education

Being Diagnosed is a Liberation, Not a Limitation

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By getting an assessment and proper diagnosis, a parent is opening doors and creating opportunities for their child.

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Little Professors

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The renowned psychologist Hans Asperger called his subjects the “little professors.” How much truth lies behind this assumption for those with Aspergers Syndrome?

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Program Addresses Services Gap for Adults with Autism

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With such a growing number, there has been a lot of concern expressed regarding the possibility of independence in adulthood for persons affected by the disorder. Ohio State University hopes to come up with a solution.

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Tadpoles Reveal Possible Link Between Epilepsy and Autism

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Researchers exposed tadpoles to valporic acid, a drug widely used as an anti-seizure and mood-stabilizing medication, and focused on how it effected brain development.

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Good Cop, Autism-Educated Cop

Police Officers Educated about Autism

When an autistic person becomes involved in an emergency situation, it can be confusing for both them and the people around them. The Winston-Salem Police Department hopes to educate their staff so as to increase awareness and learn productive methods to work with people with autism.

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Autism and Engineering: Hope to Bridge the Employment Gap  

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Many traits of autistic employees make them a great fit for a career in engineering. Focusing on refining mathematical and visual skills can be a boon for those who excel in these areas.

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Olathe, KA Gets a Little TLC For Autism Families

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TLC (Temporary Lodging for Children) assists families in crisis, specifically as a result of psychiatric and developmental problems. Since 2013, TLC has concentrated new efforts into reaching families affected by autism.

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Treatment May Improve the Outcome for Autistics by Age 6

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According to a new study in Canada, more than 10% of these children will remarkably improve by age 6 while nearly 20% will make significant gains in everyday functioning.

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The Significance of Synchrony

Over the past several years, there has been a lot of debate about patterns of synchrony within the autistic brain. It was once believed that they were underdeveloped; however, new research indicates that the problem could in fact be over-synchronization.

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Autistic Siblings Display Genetic Differences More Than Similarities

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Autism Spectrum Disorder includes such a wide range of symptoms and behaviors, and new research shows that the genetics involved are just as diverse.

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