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Caring Claus Sets Aside Time For Kids With Special Needs
[2013-11-26 18:39:47]

The Maine Mall has a special program to help children with autism enjoy the holidays.

Neurons in Brain's 'Face Recognition Center' Respond Differently in Patients With Autism
[2013-11-21 18:24:10]

In what are believed to be the first studies of their kind, Cedars-Sinai researchers recording the real-time firing of individual nerve cells in the brain found that a specific type of neuron in a structure called the amygdala performed differently ...

Humanoid Robot 'Russell' Engages Children With Autism
[2013-11-19 16:43:20]

With support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), mechanical and computer engineer Nilanjan Sarkar and psychologist Zachary Warren of Vanderbilt University have developed a learning environment for kids with autism, built around state-of-the-art technologies.

Jittery Limb Movements May Predict Autism Subgroups
[2013-11-14 18:36:15]

Tiny fluctuations in the limb movements of children with autism can predict the severity of their condition and track their response to treatments, according to two unpublished studies presented at the 2013 Society for Neuroscience annual meeting in San Diego.

Problem-Solving Education Reduces Parental Stress After Child Autism Diagnosis
[2013-11-12 17:14:53]

A cognitive-behavioral intervention known as problem-solving education (PSE) may help reduce parental stress and depressive symptoms immediately after their child is diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to a study by Emily Feinberg, CPNP, Sc.D., of Boston University School ...

Autism Sign May Appear in First Months of Life
[2013-11-08 21:28:22]

At least one sign of autism may begin as early as 2 months of life, new research suggests.

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