Taking anti-depressants during pregnancy provokes ASD

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Pregnancy is a beautiful and stressful time for every woman. As we are all unique, our bodies and psychology react to this condition in a unique way. Moms know that alcohol, Tylenol, viral infections can influence on the fetuses’ development … 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

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 Parenting: High Stress, High Rewards

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Mothers of adolescents and adults with autism show signs of chronic stress similar to soldiers in combat and struggle with recurring fatigue and work interruptions, new studies report. These mothers also devote significantly more time caregiving than those with non-disabled children. Continue reading

Research for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Gets a Boost

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A Canadian University received praise in response to their use of a treatment for autism called Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy. The research program at Simon Frasier University received this prize in the form of a $500,000 grant from Central City Brewing … Continue reading

Nonprofit Helps Families Affected by Autism Cope with Daily Challenges

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The things many of us took for granted as a child- a trip to the beach, a shopping errand, swimming lessons, a walk around the neighborhood- are a daily struggle for an autistic child and their family. For a young person with … Continue reading