Archives for posts with tag: autism spectrum disorder

State-provided disability services often fail to meet the needs of adults with autism, according to a new report finding many with access to supports don’t have any regular daytime activities.

Source: Many Adults With Autism Struggling Even With Services – Disability Scoop


New research finds higher concentrations of heavy metals in the baby teeth of children with autism spectrum disorder, compared with children without.

Source: Exposure to heavy metals may increase risk of autism – Medical News Today


New method uses biochemistry to accurately predict whether a child will develop autism spectrum disorder by measuring the products of metabolic processes.

Source: New biochemical method accurately diagnoses autism in children – Medical News Today


Autism is more common in males. Now, a new study finds it also linked to having a brain with certain anatomical features that are more common in males.

Source: Autism more common in people whose brains are anatomically more male-like – Medical News Today


People with autism have low levels of the protein nSR100. Now, by reducing this this protein in mice, scientists have triggered behaviors linked to autism.

Source: Could absence of one protein explain 1 in 3 cases of autism? – Medical News Today


Individuals with both rare and common types of autism spectrum disorder share a similar set of epigenetic modifications in the brain, according to a study published in Cell.

Source: Shared epigenetic changes underlie different types of autism – Medical News Today


Scientists find some individuals with autism possess mutations in the DIXDC1 gene that reduce the development of brain connections and slow brain activity.

Source: Autism gene mutation that slows brain activity uncovered – Medical News Today


Children with autism spectrum disorder have a higher number of mutations in their mitochondrial DNA than their family members, according to new research.

Source: New study links autism to mutations in mitochondrial DNA – Medical News Today


The sense of touch may play a more crucial role in autism spectrum disorder (ASD) than previously assumed.

Source: Link discovered between touch of individuals with autism and their social difficulties – Medical News Today


Source: Metformin associated with decreasing weight gain in kids with autism – Medical News Today

Gin & Lemonade

...with a twist.

Free to express

thoughts, experiences, travel, feelings, stories, diaries and many more...

Brainwashing in ISLAM

Brainwashing in Islam ​ - মগজ ধোলাই ​

Crazy-NOS

This is a Kiracracy

Perfectly Peter

A family's journey through autism

Midtown Psychiatry and TMS Center

Midtown Psychiatry and TMS Center provides an integrative treatment experience for those with mental illness. We look at both medication and non-medication choices in creating the most effective treatment plan available. Call us at 713-426-3100 or visit www.midtownpsychiatrytms.com

The Shameful Sheep

shit storms, shame, and stories that make you cringe

Borderline Bella

Exploring Borderline Personality Disorder

Mind the care training

Straightforward social care training

SUBSTRATUMS

The new home of DWPexamination...

discoveringsooz

I refuse to be fat forever

Disability Eye

Life, Stories, News and Challenges of living in the UK with a disability.

PROMOTING POSITIVE PARTNERSHIP WORKING

HNC/HND Health and Social Care level 4

Black Leadership Analysis

This is an unofficial Spiral Dynamics blog. It is not endorsed by D. Beck PhD.

%d bloggers like this: