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Do you hear what I hear?

Added: 24.05.2019 21:18 | 9 views | 0 comments

A new study found that infants at high risk for autism were less attuned to differences in speech patterns than low-risk infants. The findings suggest that interventions to improve language skills should begin during infancy for those at high risk for autism.

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VR training helps police interact with autistic

Added: 24.05.2019 5:35 | 14 views | 0 comments

Police officers are now using virtual reality to learn the best ways to interact with people who suffer from autism and de-escalate situations that could quickly turn awry. (May 24)

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Infants later diagnosed with autism seldom initiate joint attention

Added: 23.05.2019 2:18 | 28 views | 0 comments

A new study shows that infants who are later diagnosed with autism react adequately when others initiate joint attention, but seldom actively seek to establish such episodes themselves. This finding provides support for the view that children with autism have reduced social motivation already as infants.

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Children of both young and old parents share risk for certain neurodevelopment disorders

Added: 22.05.2019 15:18 | 10 views | 0 comments

Results of a new study reports that parental age is linked to the risk for the development of neuropsychiatric disorders in children, including autism spectrum disorder (ASD); attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD); obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD); and Tourette's disorder/chronic tic disorder (TD/CT).

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Child's elevated mental ill-health risk if mother treated for infection during pregnancy

Added: 22.05.2019 5:19 | 8 views | 0 comments

Risks for autism and depression are higher if one's mother was in hospital with an infection during pregnancy. This is shown by a major Swedish observational study of nearly 1.8 million children.

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Bleach peddled as 'miracle' autism cure on YouTube

Added: 21.05.2019 18:17 | 38 views | 0 comments

An investigation by Business Insider led the site to take down most - but not all - of the videos.

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Children of both young and old parents share risk for certain neurodevelopment disorders

Added: 21.05.2019 17:46 | 5 views | 0 comments

Results of a new study reports that parental age is linked to the risk for the development of neuropsychiatric disorders in children, including autism spectrum disorder (ASD); attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD); obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD); and Tourette's disorder/chronic tic disorder (TD/CT).

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Children with autism, co-occurring ADHD symptoms lag in key measures of independence

Added: 21.05.2019 17:43 | 5 views | 0 comments

A pair of new studies has provided new insight into the challenges faced by children on the autism spectrum who exhibit symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). According to the findings, these children have difficulty with adaptive behavior, a key measure of independence.

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Can a video game-based 'digital medicine' help children with autism and co-occurring ADHD?

Added: 21.05.2019 17:43 | 4 views | 0 comments

Researchers evaluated a digital medicine tool designed as an investigational treatment for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and co-occurring attention/deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

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Scientists succeed in testing potential brain-based method to diagnose autism

Added: 21.05.2019 15:19 | 9 views | 0 comments

Scientists have taken the first step in developing an objective, brain-based test to diagnose autism.

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