New Café and Employment Opportunities for Young Autistics

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According to the recent statistics, 90% of the individuals with autism are unemployed or underemployed, 56% of young adults with autism only graduate high school and only 14% start college. And 100% of the adults with autism would like to … Continue reading

What happens after “autism”?

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According to the recent research on autism, children who lose their diagnosis may develop another psychiatric disorders. It means that even if the child is “off” autism spectrum disorder, it is necessary to continue psychiatric care and monitor the conditions. … Continue reading

What Is It Like to be Autistic?

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There is a law enforcement response training for police officers (ALERT), organized by Stephanie Cooper in Florida and Louisiana. Looks like Los Angeles supported this initiative and arranged a test for Sheriff’s deputies. A group of LA Sherieff’s deputies took … Continue reading

Can You Screen Your Child for Autism at Home?

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As autism gets turns into real epidemic and more children get diagnosed with autism every year, it’s very important to recognize autism at its earliest stage. Early intervention and timely treatment can minimize some of the side effects of the … Continue reading

New Studies of Human DNA Sheds Light on Risk of Autism

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According to the latest statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nowadays one in 50 children in the United States are diagnosed with autism. To compare, these numbers were much lower in the 1980s, when only … Continue reading

The Cat Is Magical And The Bringer Of Good Luck

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We have been already writing about dogs helping families with autistic children. Four paws is another “helping hand” nowadays and recent research shows that animal therapy makes a positive influence on those who have autism and other special abilities by … Continue reading

Autism Law Enforcement Response Training for Police Officers

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Everyday life throws us into the situations we may be prepared and may be not. Not all regular people know about autism and how people having this diagnoses can act in different situations. Unfortunately, as usual their actions can be … Continue reading

Run, Mickey, Run…

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We can’t stop repeating that people with autism are truly special people. They are gifted and talented, each in their own way. To discover a talent in an autistic child may take longer, but their parents’ love and care makes miracles. The hero … Continue reading

Can Chemicals Cause Autism?

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Recent studies show that certain chemicals can increase the risk of autism. Researchers from the Drexel University have published evidence that some pesticides, banned in 1970, may still cause a significant risk of autism during pregnancy. The study showed that children … Continue reading

What Video Game Can Help Autistic Children To Develop Social Skills?

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Autism deeply affects our lives nowadays, and, according to the recent CDC reports, the number of children identified with Autism Spectrum Disorder has increased from 1 in 150 children to 1 in 68 children. The situation is the same disturbing … Continue reading