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For teens on autism spectrum, improv classes can aid communication - Chicago Tribune



Chicago Tribune
 
For teens on autism spectrum, improv classes can aid communication 
Chicago Tribune
The Second City, which offers improv classes specifically for people on the autism spectrum, this month expanded the program to teens in the suburbs through a partnership with Lisle-based Giant Steps, which runs a private school for students with ...

 


Nearly imperceptible fluctuations in movement correspond to autism ... - Science Daily



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Nearly imperceptible fluctuations in movement correspond to autism ... 
Science Daily
A new study provides the strongest evidence yet that nearly imperceptible changes in how people move can be used to diagnose neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism.

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Modified Alzheimer's drug may treat some forms of autism - Spectrum



Modified Alzheimer's drug may treat some forms of autism 
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A fusion of two existing drugs alleviates autism-like features in a mouse model of the condition, according to a new study. The fusion drug, called NitroSynapsin, boosts social interest and alleviates some repetitive behaviors in mice missing one copy ...

 


Can Autism Make Me a Diversity Hire? - New York Times



Can Autism Make Me a Diversity Hire? 
New York Times
You don't think you're autistic, and your colleague's suggestion may have been offered in a cynical or jesting spirit, but let's explore the proposal. Three major rationales are usually offered for affirmative action on the grounds of race or gender in ...

 


Over 2,000 newly discovered biological markers could help explain ... - ScienceAlert



Over 2,000 newly discovered biological markers could help explain ... 
ScienceAlert
Scientists have discovered a swathe of biochemical regions that look to be deeply involved with the risk factors behind autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Researchers have identified more than 2,000 of these regulatory regions ? markers on top of our DNA ...

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Decoding Autism: Debunking the Myths - Southlake Style



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Decoding Autism: Debunking the Myths 
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Decoding Autism: Debunking the Myths. Jan 18, 2018 01:38PM ? Published by Dia. Autism Spectrum Disorder, better known as Autism or ASD, affects about 1 out of every 68 children in the US. It is a complex neurobehavioral condition characterized by ...

 


8th Annual Dan Marino Foundation Walkabout Autism and Expo - MiamiDolphins



8th Annual Dan Marino Foundation Walkabout Autism and Expo 
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What: In what has become an extraordinary tradition, on January 27, 2018, Dan Marino, the Marino Family and The Dan Marino Foundation will once again transform Hard Rock Stadium, home of the Miami Dolphins, into a day where families, educators ...

 


How France is facing its outdated autism treatment and care practices - The Independent



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How France is facing its outdated autism treatment and care practices 
The Independent
Behind the brightly coloured walls of FuturoSchool's main hallway, in a small, cosy cubicle, Samy Sajidi is meeting with his counsellor. Sajidi has autism and attends the school part-time. Since November 2016, he has also worked as a sales assistant at ...

 


Stephen Stills Teams Up With Neil Young For Autism Benefit ... - RollingStone.com



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Stephen Stills Teams Up With Neil Young For Autism Benefit ... 
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Stephen Stills is joining forces with Neil Young, Sheryl Crow and Burt Bacharach for the fifth Light Up The Blues autism benefit.
Stephen Stills' Autism Benefit Concert: Neil Young, Sheryl Crow ... Billboard
Heartbreakers Reunion Set for Stephen Stills' Autism Benefit Show Ultimate Classic Rock
All-Star Lineup Lights Up The Blues Concert To Benefit Autism Speaks All Access Music Group
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Sensory sensitivity may share genetic roots with autism - Spectrum



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Sensory sensitivity may share genetic roots with autism 
Spectrum
The heritable factors that underlie autism significantly overlap with those that influence unusual sensory responses, a new study of more than 12,000 twin pairs suggests. The findings reinforce the idea that sensory sensitivities are a core feature of ...