A recent study has shown that autistic mice models develop abnormal social behaviors after continuously experiencing seizures. Furthermore, seizures can amplify the effects of various autism risk genes.
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According to a recent investigation, many children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have been exposed to unusually high levels of air toxins during their mother’s pregnancy and in their first two years of life.
A popular alternative treatment for children on the autism spectrum has been to have animals incorporated into therapy sessions. In particular, research has shown that interaction with horses has eased many of the symptoms of those with the disorder.
For a child on the autism spectrum, a visit to the emergency center can be incredibly traumatic. The fast-paced environment, bright lights, noises, and sense of urgency can have the individual feel very overwhelmed. Due to this issue, one medical center has developed a center specifically for the needs of individuals with autism.
An ongoing study is addressing the obstacles that individuals with ASD face as they enter the workforce, and bringing this significant issue to the attention of employers.
Although autism affects both genders, it is primarily associated with boys. As a result, researchers are trying to get a grasp on how autism spectrum disorders may affect girls and women differently.
Certain therapies are becoming increasingly more prevalent in the U.S., and internationally, due to the positive responses that they have received.
A recent study has discovered that a daily intake of sulforaphane, a molecule commonly found in certain vegetables, resulted in improved behavior and communication for individuals on the autism spectrum.
According to a recent study, autism disorders in children may be linked to the iron intake of their mother during pregnancy.
Researchers have recently created a hypothesis stating that individuals with autism may lack the ability to predict what may happen next, which therefore creates difficulty in understanding the events occurring around them.