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Researchers Develop New Method For ASD Mutation Isolation

Mice continue to be in the spotlight for scientific research. Autism researchers used mice, yet again, as test subjects to isolate mutations found in the base of autism diagnosis. Researchers recently ran studies to sequence whole genomes found in the neurons of mice they created through stem cells. With this data, the researchers were able […]

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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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Study Incorporates New Autism Therapy Methods Into Classroom

Every student has a method that allows them to learn effectively, and it’s up to the teachers to appeal to all forms of learning. Teaching students with autism poses additional issues because they struggle to stay focused. A new type of therapy will allow students with autism to take control of how they learn through […]

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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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