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Britain’s got talent superstar Susan Boyle on her own Aspergers diagnosis
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Britain’s got talent superstar Susan Boyle on her own Aspergers diagnosis

Susan Boyle or SuBo as she is more affectionately known has spoken honestly about her own Asperger's diagnosis for the first time. The singing sensation who took the judges of Britain's got talents and stole the heart of a nation in 2009, was diagnosed with...
Oxytocin, the love hormone, can ease autism symptoms claim US Researchers
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Oxytocin, the love hormone, can ease autism symptoms claim US Researchers

US researchers have found that using the 'love' hormone Oxytocin can help autistic children with socialisation skills. Oxytocin is a naturally occurring hormone in the human body, and as well as being present in the onset of labour, also aids the bonding be...
Air pollution and genetics – risks for autism onset according to new research
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Air pollution and genetics – risks for autism onset according to new research

Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) has published a  new study relating increase in air pollution to a rise in autism diagnosis in those carrying already vulnerable genetics. The study entitled "Autism spectrum disorde...
Forward thinking parents who recognised the need for autism specific schools
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Forward thinking parents who recognised the need for autism specific schools

There is a growing trend in the UK for building free schools for autism specific pupils. These schools are predominantly born from the community where they are built. Therefore parents with autistic children rallying together in a community group to birth a sc...