All posts tagged autism spectrum disorder

Autistic Persons You Don’t See on Sitcoms, Reality Shows or Hollywood Movies

Family raising severely autistic young adult tries to leave house, but cant because autistic son keeps punching self. Politicians seldom speak about this side of autism spectrum disorder. Probably because most like this boy are hidden in institutions or group […]

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Diagnosing Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Lifespan Perspective

The past decade has seen a tremendous increase in the number of people being diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders and not just young children. Diagnosing

Do Handwriting Problems in Autistic Children Continue into Teen Years?

A new study suggests that the handwriting problems that affect children with autism are likely to continue into their teenage years. The research is published in the November

Study: Chromosome change points to autism

By Amanda Chan, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer@myhealthnewsdaily.com People who possess a specific change in one of their chromosomes are nearly 14 times more likely to develop an autism

Young children with autism benefit regardless of high-quality treatment model

Researchers have found that preschoolers with autism spectrum disorder who receive high-quality early intervention benefit developmentally regardless of the treatment ...read

Excessive cerebral spinal fluid and enlarged brain size in infancy are potential biomarkers for autism

Children who were later diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder had excessive cerebrospinal fluid and enlarged brains in infancy, a new ...read

Clues about autism may come from the gut

Scientists present the first comprehensive bacterial analysis focusing on commensal or beneficial bacteria in children with autism spectrum disorder. ...read

Nearly one-third of children with autism also have ADHD

Researchers have found that children with co-occurrence of autism spectrum disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorders face greater impairments. ...read

Social isolation of young adults with autism spectrum disorder examined

Young adults with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are more likely to be socially isolated. That’s the finding of new ...read

Early intervention found cost effective through school years

The Early Start Denver Model, a comprehensive behavioral early intervention program that is appropriate for children with autism spectrum disorder ...read

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