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Here’s a brainwave – magnetic pulses could treat autism
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Here’s a brainwave – magnetic pulses could treat autism

By Peter Enticott, Deakin University Around 1 in 68 children has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to the US Centres for Disease Control – an extraordinarily high number. Although the prevalence rise is probably due mainly to changes in how we diag...
‘A Brilliant Young Mind’ adds up to winning combination
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‘A Brilliant Young Mind’ adds up to winning combination

LOS ANGELES — "A Brilliant Young Mind" is not the film you think it is. It's better. Autism Daily Newscast first wrote about the film last March when it was first released in the UK under the name  "x + y".  The film tells the story of 17-year-old Nathan El...
Music of the genome hits a discord with autism
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Music of the genome hits a discord with autism

The below article originally appeared on The Conversation website. By Jeffrey Craig, Anthony Hannan and Yuk Jing Loke. We still do not know what causes autism, but insights from the burgeoning field of epigenetics are helping to reveal the subtle factors that...
Girl With Special Needs Starts A Thriving Business Based on an Inability to Read with Video
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Girl With Special Needs Starts A Thriving Business Based on an Inability to Read with Video

Autism Daily Newscast loves to be able to report good news stories and so when this showed up on... where else but the Good News Network!  Scroll down to the bottom and watch the video which explains this uplifting story the best. An Australian woman who was b...
Is the changing definition of autism narrowing what we think of as ‘normal’?
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Is the changing definition of autism narrowing what we think of as ‘normal’?

I first learned about autism in 1997 in my high school psychology course. It was relegated to a small paragraph in a chapter on childhood disorders. The film Rainman had come out a decade earlier, publicizing the condition to a degree. But autism still wasn’t ...
Vaccines back in the headlines – here’s what the experts say
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Vaccines back in the headlines – here’s what the experts say

September 16th’s Republican debate put vaccines back in the headlines, when Ben Carson, a former neurosurgeon, was asked to comment on Donald Trump’s statements linking vaccinations to autism. Carson said: "We have extremely well-documented proof that there i...
Brain Stimulation Holds Promise in Autism Treatment
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Brain Stimulation Holds Promise in Autism Treatment

Autism Daily Newscast first reported on transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) back in November of 2013. We wrote about the results of the first clinical trial using magnetic wave stimulation autistic people, show an encouraging boost in the development o...