Wiring of Autistic Brains Shown To Be Highly Individualized

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As far as general wiring goes, the brains of neurotypical individuals is fairly standardized. This is not the case for those diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Some studies have found that ASD brains have higher connectivity, while conflicting studies have concluded that they have fewer connections. A new study might be able to reconcile […]

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Early Intervention With Potentially Autistic Babies Could Eliminate Disorder’s Effects

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Raising a baby who shows signs of autism is a difficult experience, but a new child-rearing method can seemingly reverse autism in children. Potentially autistic children, who often display characteristics of the disorder within their first year, seem to have very little interest in person-to-person interaction and facial recognition. In a University of California Davis study, researchers […]

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Experience Autism At The Cafe

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Autism is a disorder that affects countless people, yet most have no idea what those who struggle with the restrictive condition go through. Carly Fleischmann has non-verbal autism, making even the simplest forms of communication difficult. Simple endeavors, such as enjoying a coffee at a cafe with the family, can quickly become a difficult and chaotic experience. […]

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Garbage Man Giving Boy With Autism Toy Garbage Truck Will Warm Your Heart

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Five year old Daniel has autism and absolutely loves garbage trucks. Watching the weekly garbage pickup has become a comforting ritual for him.  “He loves the predictable movement of the hoist and is excited by the entire spectacle. He waits all week for Monday morning pickup,” reports his mother Robin. Manuel is his favorite garbage man, […]

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