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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The video was originally made to be shared with his 21 fourth-grade classmates, but it's reaching a lot farther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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New theory may explain the complex set of symptoms seen in autism. → NEW EBOOK: 'Accept Yourself' by Dr Jeremy Dean will help you overcome barriers to self-acceptance and learn practices that promote emotional healing (OUT 23 JAN 2018). Other ebooks by Psyblog's author, Dr Dean, are: Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything
Source: PsyBlog | Psychology Blog - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Psychology Source Type: blogs
Conclusions and implications The findings in this review suggest that caregiver-delivered social-communication interventions are likely to result in mixed effects on skill generalization and maintenance within children with autism spectrum disorders. Implications for future research and practice are discussed.
Source: Research in Developmental Disabilities - Category: Disability Source Type: research
Conclusions This study provides additional evidence that PMI can be structured to produce robust changes in the conversational skills of adolescents with ASD in a natural social context.
Source: Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
(Natural News) Thanks to the extreme hatred being whipped up against autism truth advocates by vaccine propagandists such as Jimmy Kimmel, deranged science troll Dr. David Gorski and the “fake news” media that’s beholden to vaccine industry propaganda, vaccine pushers are now resorting to extreme threats of violence and mass shootings to try to silence...
Source: NaturalNews.com - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
CONCLUSIONS None of the examined SNPs were a risk factor for the susceptibility to childhood ASD and severity of the disease in a Han Chinese population. PMID: 29348398 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Medical Science Monitor - Category: Research Tags: Med Sci Monit Source Type: research
[Image from unsplash.com]From Privi Medical’s FDA clearance to OrthoXel getting FDA clearance and CE Mark approval, here are seven medtech stories we missed this week but thought were still worth mentioning. 1. Privi Medical wins FDA nod for hemorrhoid device Privi Medical has received FDA clearance for its Instalief Hemorrhoids Treatment device, according to a Jan. 18 news release. The device is disposable and uses an advanced instant cold compression technology to treat hemorrhoids. 2. Centric Medical gets FDA 510(k) clearance for foot &ankle screws Centric Medical announced in a Jan. 16 news release ...
Source: Mass Device - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: 510(k) Cardiac Assist Devices Cardiovascular Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Hospital Care Neurological Orthopedics Pre-Market Approval (PMA) Regulatory/Compliance Avacen Medical BioPoly Centric Medical MedTech OrthoXel Privi Source Type: news
The new building will relieve pressure on area schools and businesses dealing with a growing population of people with autism.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - Category: American Health Authors: Source Type: news
Conditions:   Younger Sibling of Child With Autism Spectrum Disorder;   Signs of Developmental Delay;   Signs of Communication Delay;   Signs of Social Delay Interventions:   Behavioral: Infant Achievements;   Behavioral: Caregiver Education (CE) Sponsors:   Hugo W. Moser Research Institute at Kennedy Krieger, Inc.;   National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Colton Berrett developed transverse myelitis at age 13 and as a result was left permanently disabled, with significant paralsysis. Four years later, he died, apparently by suicide. Polly Tommy and the VAXXED crew have been promoting the message that it was Gardasil that caused Colton's disease and therefore killed him. When I explained why Gardasil almost certainly had nothing to do with Colton's disease and death, I learned once again how "they" view "us." The post How “they” view “us”: Colton Berrett edition appeared first on RESPECTFUL INSOLENCE.
Source: Respectful Insolence - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Antivaccine nonsense Autism Bad science Medicine Pseudoscience Quackery Skepticism/critical thinking Andrew Wakefield Colton Berrett featured Polly Tommey suicide transverse myelitis vaccines Vaxxed Source Type: blogs
Abstract By means of a novel methodology that can statistically derive patterns of co‐alterations distribution from voxel‐based morphological data, this study analyzes the patterns of brain alterations of three important psychiatric spectra—that is, schizophrenia spectrum disorder (SCZD), autistic spectrum disorder (ASD), and obsessive‐compulsive spectrum disorder (OCSD). Our analysis provides five important results. First, in SCZD, ASD, and OCSD brain alterations do not distribute randomly but, rather, follow network‐like patterns of co‐alteration. Second, the clusters of co‐altered areas form a net of a...
Source: Human Brain Mapping - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
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