Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Post Falls Police offer autism cards - KHQ Right Now


KHQ Right Now

Post Falls Police offer autism cards
KHQ Right Now
“The individual would hold it up to the officer and tell them 'hey I have autism' and it tells them some of the diagnosis,” Knight said, “like 'hey I may react a certain way, please don't take it as an act of me defying what you're trying to tell me ...

Dogs at Snohomish farm helping comfort kids with autism - Q13 FOX


Q13 FOX

Dogs at Snohomish farm helping comfort kids with autism
Q13 FOX
SNOHOMISH, Wash. -- Puppies are, of course, cute, but the pups hopping around Holly Kohls' Snohomish farm may have a higher purpose. “They seem to have a sixth sense,” said Kohls. “An innate ability to comfort and to know when something's wrong and ...

Faulty cell signaling derails cerebral cortex development, could it lead to autism? - Medical Xpress


Medical Xpress

Faulty cell signaling derails cerebral cortex development, could it lead to autism?
Medical Xpress
The Anton lab findings come on the heels of other studies in autism suggesting that, in some cases, the long path toward autism symptoms begins when the development of progenitor cells in the cerebral cortex is disrupted. Other researchers conducted ...

Texas Autism Academy now teaching Applied Behavior Analysis-infused curriculum - Community Impact Newspaper


Texas Autism Academy now teaching Applied Behavior Analysis-infused curriculum
Community Impact Newspaper
Following a two-week delay due to Hurricane Harvey, Texas Autism Academy began its inaugural school year Sept. 18 at 1009 Pruitt Road, The Woodlands. Founded by ASD Hope, Inc., a nonprofit organization comprised of local educators, TAA is a private ...

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Parental age ups rate of new mutations passed to children - Spectrum


Parental age ups rate of new mutations passed to children
Spectrum
The increase in these 'de novo' mutations may explain why older parents are more likely to have a child with a condition such as autism. Men accumulate de novo mutations four times faster than women, the researchers found. However, in about 10 percent ...

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What is stimming? Self-stimulating behavior a common symptom of ... - ABC15 Arizona


ABC15 Arizona

What is stimming? Self-stimulating behavior a common symptom of ...
ABC15 Arizona
"Stimming" is repetitive body movement that self-stimulates one or more senses. In those with autism, the behaviors can help soothe during times of amplified ...

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Acting through Autism, bullying - Del Mar Times


Del Mar Times

Acting through Autism, bullying
Del Mar Times
For Jacob Redmon, the theatre means breaking out of his shell and the stereotypes associated with Asperger's syndrome. For his sister, Rachael Redmon, it's a chance to stand up to bullying. The Carlsbad siblings' mother enrolled them in the ...