Fast Track Program for Patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Perioperative Setting

Patients with sensory disorders, specifically Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), may feel anxious, unsettled, or confused when taken out of their home routine when visiting the hospital for a surgical procedure.
Source: Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing - Category: Nursing Authors: Tags: ASPAN National Conference Abstract Source Type: research

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Publication date: November 2019Source: The Arts in Psychotherapy, Volume 66Author(s): Celine Schweizer, Erik J. Knorth, Tom A. van Yperen, Marinus SpreenAbstractTwo instruments were developed and examined to enable treatment evaluation for art therapy (AT) with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). One instrument is the OAT-A (Observation in Art Therapy with a child diagnosed ASD), the other the EAT-A (Evaluation of actions of the Art Therapist during treatment of a child diagnosed ASD). Both scales were refined in a three round procedure. In each round raters (art therapists and students) observed and c...
Source: Arts in Psychotherapy - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
Conditions:   Sensory Processing Disorder;   Special Education;   Autism Intervention:   Other: Sensory diet Sponsors:   Pingale, Vidya, OTR;   Tina S. Fletcher, EdD, MFA, OTR;   Catherine Candler, PhD, OTR;   Noralyn Pickens, PhD, OT;   Karen Dunlap, EdD Completed
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Authors: Brodowski L, Büter W, Kohls F, Hillemanns P, von Kaisenberg C, Dammann O Abstract Maternal overweight and obesity are prenatal risk factors for obstetrical complications, preterm birth, neonatal morbidity as well as cognitive and behavioural developmental disorders in children. Paediatric morbidity and mortality as well as child development disorders are significantly associated with maternal obesity. Particularly in the neurodevelopmental and psychiatric area, it is becoming increasingly clear that, in children of mothers with an increased body mass index (BMI), there is a high correlation with child...
Source: Geburtshilfe und Frauenheilkunde - Category: OBGYN Tags: Geburtshilfe Frauenheilkd Source Type: research
A new study published online November 19 in Cell Reports sheds new...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: fMRI links mood disorders to greater suicide risk fMRI connects words to brain activity MRI shows breast milk improves babies' brain development DTI-MRI finds abnormal brain connections in autistic kids MRI links brain injury to depression, cognitive issues
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Conditions:   Sensory Processing Disorder;   Special Education;   Autism Intervention:   Other: Sensory diet Sponsors:   Pingale, Vidya, OTR;   Tina S. Fletcher, EdD, MFA, OTR;   Catherine Candler, PhD, OTR;   Noralyn Pickens, PhD, OT;   Karen Dunlap, EdD Completed
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Publication date: Available online 18 November 2019Source: The Lancet NeurologyAuthor(s): John F Cryan, Kenneth J O'Riordan, Kiran Sandhu, Veronica Peterson, Timothy G DinanSummaryResearch into the role of the gut microbiome in modulating brain function has rapidly increased over the past 10 years, albeit chiefly in animal models. Increasing clinical and preclinical evidence implicates the microbiome as a possible key susceptibility factor for neurological disorders, including Alzheimer's disease, autism spectrum disorder, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, and stroke. Cross-sectional clinical studies are bolstering ...
Source: The Lancet Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
[Addis Fortune] The centre is expected to cost 300 million Br
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news
Researchers are studying how movement helps children with special needs improve social communication and motor skills.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Dancing Children and Childhood Intellectual Disabilities Autism Exercise Parenting Source Type: news
(Case Western Reserve University) New research at Case Western Reserve University found big gaps in services and continued care for children with autism -- and their families -- as they transition from adolescence to adulthood.
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
(Boston Children's Hospital) Face blindness often becomes apparent in early childhood, but people occasionally acquire it from a brain injury later in life. A new study of people who became face-blind after a stroke, led by Alexander Cohen, MD, PhD, of Boston Children's Hospital, provides clues to what goes wrong in the brain.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
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