Category Archive: Autism

Feb 19

Surprising New Research on Autism Rates in the U.S.

Surprising New Research on Autism Rates in the U.S. Are autism rates actually changing again in the United States? According to a new study from JAMA, the answer may surprise you. For several years, researchers have been tracking the rates of newly diagnosed children and have compiled the data. How Have Rates Changed? Researchers discovered …

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Jan 08

New Robot Teaches Social Skills to Kids with Autism

  New Robot Teaches Social Skills to Kids with Autism His name is Kaspar, and he wears a blue cap. Kaspar’s hair is a little long, but he manages to keep it out of his eyes. Although he may look like a small boy, Kaspar is actually a friendly, social robot. Not only is he …

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Dec 18

How Infections During Pregnancy Can Affect Autism Genes

How Infections During Pregnancy Can Affect Autism Genes Can a mother’s infection during pregnancy increase the risk that a baby will have autism? This was the focus of a recent research study. The findings show that severe infection may affect autism genes. The Research Study Researchers conducted their study on rats, but the results are …

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Nov 27

15 Inspiring Quotes About Autism

  15 Inspiring Quotes About Autism My grandson is on the autism spectrum. He has received speech and occupational therapy (OT), but he still faces challenges. For parents and grandparents who have loved ones with autism, understanding this condition and helping others understand it helps us and our loved ones.  Sharing quotes about autism is …

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Oct 25

What is the Connection Between Social Communication Disorder and Autism?

  What Is the Connection Between Social Communication Disorder and Autism? Did you even know there was such a thing as Social Communication Disorder?  Let me know in comments what you think! Social Communication Disorder vs Autism? One of the challenges that researchers face is identifying the different variations of autism and related conditions. A …

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Aug 08

How an Oscar-Nominated Film Highlights a Different Autism Treatment

How an Oscar-Nominated Film Highlights a Different Autism Treatment Despite the controversies at the Oscars, an Oscar-nominated film is helping children with autism by spotlighting a different type of treatment. Many children with autism exhibit a similar trait. They often become obsessed with a particular TV show, character, food or topic. Most parents try to …

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Jul 11

Could Your Grandmother’s Smoking During Pregnancy Affect Family Autism Rates?

Could Your Grandmother’s Smoking During Pregnancy Affect  Family Autism Rates? If your grandmother smoked during her pregnancy, she may have inadvertently increased the risk of autism in your family. A new study found a weak link between grandmothers who smoked and autism in children. However, the study results were confusing and created more questions. Research …

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