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"I ’m a kid just like you": 9-year-old explains autism in viral video

The video was originally made to be shared with his 21 fourth-grade classmates, but it's reaching a lot farther
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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Girls with autism, in particular, have different social behaviors that could mask their disorder, the researchers found.
Source: WebMD Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Source: BMJ Education - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
By SAURABH JHA Of my time arguing with doctors, 30 % is spent convincing British doctors that their American counterparts aren’t idiots, 30 % convincing American doctors that British doctors aren’t idiots, and 40 % convincing both that I’m not an idiot. A British doctor once earnestly asked whether American physicians carry credit card reading machines inside their white coats. Myths about the NHS can be equally comical. British doctors don’t prostate every morning in deference to the NHS, like the citizens of Oceania sang to Big Brother in Orwell’s dystopia. Nor, in their daily rounds, do the...
Source: The Health Care Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: OP-ED Uncategorized AlfieEvans Source Type: blogs
(University of Bristol) A major study examining the fish-eating habits of pregnant women has found that they are not linked to autism or autistic traits in their children.Scientists at the University of Bristol looked at the assumption that mercury exposure during pregnancy is a major cause of autism using evidence from nearly 4500 women who took part in the Children of the 90s study.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
Schuyler ’s time in high school is quickly drawing to a close, faster than either of us are emotionally prepared for. As part of that transition, her percussion studio at Plano Senior had their end-of-the-year pool party yesterday, an annual event that concludes with awards, remembrances of the graduating seniors by her percussion director and a round-the-room sharing and appreciation by all the students in the class.The final award given is a kind of spirit award, but more than that. It ’s named after a former student, one who brought so much enthusiasm and positivity to the band and had such a deep effect on ...
Source: Schuyler's Monster: The Blog - Category: Disability Authors: Source Type: blogs
In this study, we evaluated OT and a selective OT receptor (OTR) agonist, FE 204409, in an automated assay that measures rat locomotor activity.
Source: Neuropeptides - Category: Neuroscience Authors: Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 20 May 2018 Source:Brain, Behavior, and Immunity Author(s): Michael S. Breen, Aliza P. Wingo, Nastassja Koen, Kirsten A. Donald, Mark Nicol, Heather J. Zar, Kerry J. Ressler, Joseph D. Buxbaum, Dan J. Stein Prenatal exposure to maternal stress and depression has been identified as a risk factor for adverse behavioral and neurodevelopmental outcomes in early childhood. However, the molecular mechanisms through which maternal psychopathology shapes offspring development remain poorly understood. We applied transcriptome-wide screens to 149 umbilical cord blood samples from neonates born to...
Source: Brain, Behavior, and Immunity - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Publication date: August 2018 Source:Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, Volume 52 Author(s): Timothy Rice
Source: Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Very important meta-analysis of AB IQ relation. Primary finding on target with prior informal synthesis byMcGrew (2015)The Relation between Intelligence and Adaptive Behavior: A Meta-Analysis     Ryan M. Alexander   ABSTRACT  Intelligence tests and adaptive behavior scales measure vital aspects of the multidimensional nature of human functioning. Assessment of each is a required component in the diagnosis or identification of intellectual disability, and both are frequently used conjointly in the assessment and identification of other developmental disabilities. The present study inv...
Source: Intelligent Insights on Intelligence Theories and Tests (aka IQ's Corner) - Category: Neuroscience Tags: AAIDD adaptive behavior Briseno standards g Greenspan ' s Model of Personal Competence intellectual disability intelligence intelligence testing IQ scores meta-analysis Source Type: blogs
We ’ve discovered  an interesting “Catch-22. It applies to Minnesota but may be common elsewhere.In MN a student entering a state funded transition program cannot do courses at a community college — even if they pay for them directly and even if they were doing them while in High School through Minnesota’s PSEO program.The reason is that Community Colleges require a High School diploma, but transition programs require that a studentnot have a High School diploma [1]. While in High School students may attend Community Colleges for advanced courses through programs like PSEO (MN), but not after f...
Source: Be the Best You can Be - Category: Disability Tags: autism college education transition Source Type: blogs
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