This Incredible School Autism Project Is Changing the Lives of Autistic Kids!

Incredible School Autism Project

What is Autism Spectrum Disorder or ASD? Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurodegenerative ailment that impairs the basic functions in individuals such as speech, motoring skills, basic cognitive functions, etc. This occurs due to reduced flow of blood to specific parts of the brain. The symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder or ASD can start reflecting in children from as early as 12 to 18 months. Medical experts specializing in Autism Spectrum Disorder or ASD have been involved in relentless research across the world to find adequate relief or treatment…

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Being Bilingual May be Beneficial for Children with Autism

Bilingual May be Beneficial for Children with Autism

Small children possess an incredible capacity to learn, absorb, and process an immense range of information. Their speech, cognition, social, and behavioral skills grow by leaps and bounds with each passing day. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for children suffering from Autism Spectrum Disorders. Compared to normal children who are very adept at picking up multiple languages simultaneously, autistic children may find it an uphill and challenging task. What is Autism and How It Affects Regular Development A neurodevelopmental disorder, autism affects the way the different parts of the…

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Social Behavior in Autistic Children Restored with Brain Stimulation

Social Behavior in Autistic Children Restored with Brain Stimulation

According to new research, neuromodulation can be one of the ways to manage autism spectrum disorder. As per research, the right Crus I (RCrusI) has a significant role to play as far as autism is concerned. This area is not just for co-ordinating movements, but it also affects ASD behaviour. After lots of research, it has been found that any issues with this area can lead to social impairment. According to Dr Peter Tsai, this finding is very important and that though one cannot change the genetic combination of the…

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Research Links Obesity with Autism

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Obesity is more prevalent among autistic children during adolescence in comparison to those without it, according to a study carried out by a team of researchers from Tufts University School of Medicine. The researchers are of the same opinion on the fact that ASD could have significant health consequences for a child in the long run. To the already known facts about autism, the study adds that while there is a possibility of the figures of obesity showing a downward trend in adolescence in case of children who haven’t been…

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Psychedelic Drug (MDMA) is Under Study to Aid for Autism

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We people take care of diseases mostly associated with the internal organs like heart (cardiac malfunction), liver (hepatic disease), kidney (malfunction in dialysis) etc., except the neurological impairments. How serious the autism is in present days: A neuropsychiatric disorder, autism, has changed the scenario in a few years. As per CDC report of 2008, 1 out of 88 children were with autism, whereas in case of the year 2010, it was 1 out of 68 in U.S. After 2010 there is no CDC report, but a report says that 91%…

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Autism Today: Is it a Product of Our Times?

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Autism Today: Is it a Product of Our Times?   Autism is a medical term used to describe a range of developmental disorders. The condition is rooted in genetics and environmental conditions, with symptoms presenting as communication problems and cognitive impairment. As the disorder is genetic in nature, it’s typically diagnosed in the very young by a screening process. There is a lot of research being done today into how the disease manifests and what causes it. The Autism Spectrum Defining autism isn’t as clear-cut as pinning down a physical ailment,…

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Autism and Higher Intelligence are Linked by Genetic Traits

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Autism is not only an issue of U.S but also for the entire third world countries. It is known to everyone that autism comes with intellectual disorders as well as it is a spectrum of disorders, that’s the reason why it is also named ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorders). The main thing to understand about autism is its core reason – autism is purely genetic. Few things are still left to understand about it. It is our responsibility to stay up to date about the new findings and discoveries on it…

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Why is ABA a Controversial Autism Treatment Option?

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When it comes to treatment of autism, Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) is a well-known treatment option. Many people have reported that the treatment has been quite effective and beneficial for the treatment of their children affected with ASD. There are several special schools that have adopted ABA as a way to teach autistic kids. However, ABA is also surrounded by some controversies, and many special schools are against using this approach for teaching children with autism. Let’s first get an idea of what is ABA and how this approach works,…

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Humanoid Robots are Helpful in Autism Treatment

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“Aiden, look!” said NAO, a humanoid robot of two feet height, when it pointed towards the flat panel display hung on a distant wall. Aiden, a kid, looked where the humanoid robot was pointing. Aiden, a boy aged 3 ½ years, has ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder). NAO (pronounced as “now”) is the “frontman” for a system of computers, sensors and cameras designed to help kids like Aiden in learning coordinating attention with objects and people in the environment. Joint attention is the name of this social skill. Normal developing kids…

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How does Phenylketonuria result in Autism?

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Autism is a neuropsychiatric disorder and spread all over the world from 1st world country to the 3rd world. This is the most vital reason to worry about this brain disease. Another reason is the cure of this mental retardation. This is because autism is strongly genetic and is an incurable disorder, unlike the other neurological disorders. According to the past and present CDC data report, the number and percentage of autistic children have been found at very increased rate in the U.S. So, # Awareness # Early Diagnosis #…

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