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Children are diagnosed with autism at younger ages since push for universal screening - Science Daily


Medical Daily

Children are diagnosed with autism at younger ages since push for universal screening
Science Daily
Researchers say children with autism who were born before the 2007 recommendation by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) that all children be screened for the disorder at the 18- and 24-month well child visits were diagnosed significantly later ...
Kids With Autism Who Wander: Largest Study To Date Reveals Prevalence And Dangers Of Popular BehaviorMedical Daily
'Wandering' a Hazard for More Than a Third of Kids With AutismHealthDay
Autism school to open in Qatargulfnews.com
Philly.com -Burlington County Times -EurekAlert (press release)
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New Online ADHD Test Being Tested To See If It Speeds Up Assessment in Kids - Parent Herald


Parent Herald

New Online ADHD Test Being Tested To See If It Speeds Up Assessment in Kids
Parent Herald
A child psychiatrist is testing the new Food and Drug Administration approved online treatment test for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to see if it will speed up assessment of the disorder in kids. The test is developed by Swedish ...

Beating learning disabilities - Saudi Gazette


Saudi Gazette

Beating learning disabilities
Saudi Gazette
STUDENTS with special needs struggle to overcome their learning difficulties because the current curriculum fails to take their disabilities into consideration, according to a report in Al-Riyadh daily. To improve classroom conditions and increase ...

Cancer and Autism Linked - Medscape


Medscape

Cancer and Autism Linked
Medscape
Individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have much higher rates of oncogenic mutations but, paradoxically, have substantially lower rates of cancer, a finding that may lead to cancer therapies being "repurposed" to treat autism. In a ...

How To Get Students On The Autism Spectrum To Succeed In College - Huffington Post


Huffington Post

How To Get Students On The Autism Spectrum To Succeed In College
Huffington Post
The increase in the number of young people diagnosed with autism in the last 14 years has been staggering — from one in 152 in 2002 to an estimated one in 68 today. Funding and focus for autism have remained centered on helping younger kids cope.
Lynn Classical students are well aware of autismDaily Item
Autism in workers can benefit employers, Curtin University study findsABC Online
Autism and Your Child: What You Need to Know (Sponsored)Bensonhurstbean
TheChronicleHerald.ca
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Improving reading skills in people with ADHD - Trinidad Guardian


Improving reading skills in people with ADHD
Trinidad Guardian
Improving reading sWe typically associate Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) with children and teens but the condition can also affect adults. ADHD is a chronic condition which is marked by persistent inattention, hyperactivity and ...

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Kids With ADHD Do Better With Therapy First, Study Finds - NBCNews.com


NBCNews.com

Kids With ADHD Do Better With Therapy First, Study Finds
NBCNews.com
Researchers at Florida International University found that kids with ADHD fared much better in their development when their first treatment is behavioral therapy rather than starting immediately on medication. The study published by the Journal of ...

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Students with disabilities on the rise, driven by autism - PBS NewsHour


PBS NewsHour

Students with disabilities on the rise, driven by autism
PBS NewsHour
But the numbers have real implications for states and localities, which pay by far the largest share of costs for special education students. Virginia is among the states that have seen a large increase in the population of students with autism. At one ...

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How Minecraft is helping children with autism make new friends - New Scientist


New Scientist

How Minecraft is helping children with autism make new friends
New Scientist
Stuart Duncan got the idea through a popular blog he ran about his own experiences with autism as well as bringing up a son with autism. Other parents with autistic children started telling him that their kids were crazy about a game that let them ...

What does autism awareness mean to autistic people? - PhillyVoice.com


PhillyVoice.com

What does autism awareness mean to autistic people?
PhillyVoice.com
For 25-year-old David Loewenstein, an autistic man living in Narberth, awareness means understanding that Autism Spectrum Disorder "is a massive umbrella term for a whole mess of issues." "You can't go by something you've read about one person with ...
World Autism Awareness Week goes down a treat at Prestwick South ChurchScottish Daily Record
Over £2000 raised for autism awareness as Blackwood dad takes on 10000ft skydiveSouth Wales Argus

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