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Occupational Therapy using Sensory Integration can improve daily life for Autistic Children
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Occupational Therapy using Sensory Integration can improve daily life for Autistic Children

Researchers led by Neuroscientist Roseann Schaaf, have found that the use of Occupation Therapy together with Sensory Integration (OT-SI) can provide better outcomes for children on the autistic spectrum than ordinary standard care. OT-SI therapy for Autism...
Duplication of federal funding for autism research more than 1 billion dollars
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Duplication of federal funding for autism research more than 1 billion dollars

Autism committee receives dubious award for fiscal irresponsibility. Each week The Washington Times awards the "Golden Hammer" to those that display the highest examples of fiscal redundancy, waste and abuse. The distinction this week gos to the Interagency...
Study says spontaneous rare mutations in genes responsible for half of autism cases
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Study says spontaneous rare mutations in genes responsible for half of autism cases

Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y. --- A team of researchers from the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York found a genetic analysis that supports prediction that about half of autism cases involve spontaneous rare mutations in genes--- rather than several common mu...
Emma Murphy from Manchester, Co-founder of FACSA ( Fetal Anti Convulsant Syndrome Association)
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Emma Murphy from Manchester, Co-founder of FACSA ( Fetal Anti Convulsant Syndrome Association)

Emma Murphy from Manchester UK, co-founded FACSA ( Fetal Anti Convulsant Syndrome Association) in November this year with Janet Williams. This is a support group for families affected by FACS. Both women have children who are affected by Fetal Anti Convuls...