Autism

 

Eight Autism Related Mutations In One Gene

By studying data from thousands of genomes of people with autism-spectrum disorders, an interdisciplinary team of USC researchers homed in ...
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Origins of Autism

The origins of autism remain mysterious. What areas of the brain are involved, and when do the first signs appear? ...
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Eye Test To Diagnose Autism

A new study out in European Journal of Neuroscience could herald a new tool that helps physicians identify a sub-group of people ...
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Treating Autism by Targeting the Gut

Experts have called for large-scale studies into altering the make-up of bacteria in the gut, after a review showed that ...
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Why Do Those With Autism Avoid Eye Contact?

Individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) often find it difficult to look others in the eyes. This avoidance has typically ...
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10 Things You Need to Know After Your Child Is Diagnosed with Autism

In recognition of Autism Awareness Month, Dr. Catherine Lord, director of the Center for Autism and the Developing Brain at ...
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Service Dogs for Children

Autism Autism Assistance Dog 253 Dayton Ave., Xenia, Ohio 45385 email: karen@4pawsforability.org Phone: (937) 374-0385 Autism Service Dogs of America ...
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Anxiety in Autistic Children

For 10-year-old Josh Myers, the world outside his home is a terrifying place. His severe autism makes unfamiliar situations so ...
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Autism Breakthrough: One Protein’s Sweeping Influence on Development of Autism Revealed

As many as a third of autism cases could be explained by a scarcity of a single protein in the ...
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Vitamin D Supplements May Improve Symptoms of Autism

New research shows that vitamin D supplements may improve symptoms in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Researchers have been ...
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Vitamin D and Autism Causes, Prevention and Treatment

By John Cannell, MD I first became interested in vitamin D when I learned that it is not a vitamin ...
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