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Alpha and Beta Brainwaves Differ for ASD   

Brainwaves are key aspects in relaying information throughout the body, as well as to doctors about how a person’s brain is functioning. A recent study has found differences between two types brainwaves in people with autism spectrum disorder.   In the brain of someone with ASD, less alpha and beta brainwaves are present than people […]

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What causes Autism? What we suspect, know and don’t know about ASD

Once of the greatest and most persistent mysteries of autism is what causes the brain to develop so differently. Seventy more years of methodological research point to the fact that the causes aren’t so obvious.  Recent research has coffees on biological factors that may lead to autistic behaviors, but there may be no causes of […]

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Stemina goes to CAMP

Screening for autism in children has recently been a large debate in the ASD research community, revolving around the issue of effectiveness the screening has for accurate diagnosis. Another form of screening has recently gained attention for focusing on autism screening using biologically based methods.  In 2015, the National Institute of Mental Health provided Stemina […]

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Prodigies and Children With ASD Have Striking Similarities

Prodigies are hard to come by, but they are praised for the talents when they are discovered, like mental calculators or mastering the piano by fifth grade. There have been multiple studies on children prodigies and comparing their behavior to autism symptoms. These studies have concluded in multiple similarities between prodigy-like behavior and children with […]

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A Better Transportation Plan Needed for the Autistic Population

It’s essential for an adult to seek reliable transportation options in order to reach their job and perform their duties in a timely manner.

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