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Grandparent Autism Network Offers Support to Grandparents
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Grandparent Autism Network Offers Support to Grandparents

The Grandparent Autism Network (GAN) was started by Bonnie Malkin Gillman after her grandson was diagnosed. She didn't want to burden her son and daughter-in-law with the additional responsibility of educating her, so she took matters into her own hands. The G...
Are Parents of Children With Autism More Likely to Divorce?
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Are Parents of Children With Autism More Likely to Divorce?

When people get married, for better or for worse, they are often unprepared for the challenges that may arise. Most couples experience the usual conflicts over things like money or division of chores, but having a child with special needs can take these challe...
iPS cells taken from children with autism may lead to new treatments
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iPS cells taken from children with autism may lead to new treatments

San Diego -- A study conducted by neuroscientists at the University of California-San Diego may have found a strategy that could possibly pave the way for treatments of children in the autism spectrum. The study, headed by Alysson Muotri, was conducted with...
Families Seeking Medical Marijuana Move to Colorado
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Families Seeking Medical Marijuana Move to Colorado

Several months ago Autism Daily Newscast ran some articles about families who were successfully treating some of their children's symptoms of autism with medical marijuana. Certain compounds in the drug have been shown to help with seizures and other debilitat...
Lego helps autistic children in Melbourne build bridges
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Lego helps autistic children in Melbourne build bridges

Fairfield, Melbourne - Everyone loves lego, and 'Inside the Brick' founder Rob Deakin is translating his own enthusiasm for building things out of bricks and taking it to the children of Melbourne. Inside the Brick is Mr Deakin's vision of inclusion. Childr...