Autism Myth 1: Vaccines cause autism

Autism Myth #1:¬†Autism is caused by vaccines. The grandest myth about Autism is that the disorder is caused by vaccines. This stems from research published in 1998 by former British gastroenterologist and medical, Andrew J. Wakefield, which linked the MMR Vaccine to Autism and bowel disease. This research created a kind of mass hysteria — […]

Autism Awareness

A short video outlining what Autism is

This short video is concise and to the point, giving a good overview of Autism. H/T What is AUTISM? What does AUTISM mean? AUTISM signs, symptoms, causes & treatment – YouTube   Photo by hepingting Related articles ‘Po’ Trailer: Christopher Gorham Is A Single Dad Raising An Autistic Son Moving from Awareness to Acceptance The […]

Definition of Autism.

Learn more about individuals with Autism

Autism is a very difficult disability to understand. Usually, there are no outward signs pointing to an individual having the syndrome. Autism is also not a “one size fits all” syndrome, it is a spectrum of disorders that have to do with developmental, social and behavioral issues. An organization has put together some very useful […]

Early Intervention Offers Long-Term Gains For Kids On The Spectrum

Children who participated in an early intervention designed to target #autism symptoms at very young ages are continuing to see benefits from the treatment years later, a new study finds. The Early Start Denver Model is a nonmedical treatment for children age 12 to 48 months who show symptoms of the developmental disorder. While autism […]

Sex differences take center stage in autism special issue

One of the most consistent findings in autism, and perhaps the most perplexing, is that it affects about four boys for every girl. In the new study, researchers analyzed two large genetic databases of girls with and without autism and found no evidence for such a DNA hotspot. Researchers used a scanning method called diffusion […]

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