Adults with autism likely to develop Parkinson’s disease, says study

Chapel Hill, N.C. — A research recently published in the Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders suggests that adults with autism are more likely to develop Parkinson’s disease than others without the developmental condition. The study, “High rates of parkinsonism in adults with autism”, was conducted in an effort to take a closer look on the apparent […]

Press Release – Aspergers Duo Creates Entertaining, Educational Webisodes for Autistic Kids and their Peers

Kayle Concepts announces their innovative ‘Bluebee TeeVee’ autism education initiative in partnership with Geek Club Books autism storytelling nonprofit and QSAC (Quality Services for the Autism Community). NEW YORK – Schools are entering into the era of the inclusion model, where all students—even those with disabilities—learn and participate in the classroom together. And yet, there […]

Robert Kennedy Jr : Thimerosal, vaccination and political fireworks

Robert Kennedy Jr has once again inflamed the Thimerosal vaccination debate by threatening to publish his book “Thimerosal: Let the Science speak” which contains information he claims the CDC is hiding from the American public. It’s not the first time Kennedy, an attorney for the natural defence council has made the claim, and been rebuffed. […]

The damage of Chlorine Dioxide also peddled as Miracle Mineral Solution

For those of you that do not know there’s a very real threat to our autistic children in the world today. Naive parents and carers are being told that parasitic worms are the cause of autism in their children. They are being told that if they remove these worms with CD (Chlorine Dioxide) treatments the […]

Blogging mother, Temporary Tourist, shares her experiences of Disney’s Guest Assistance rule change

We’ve had mixed responses on Disney’s decision to change the Guest Assistance Card system. We reported Autism Hippie’s experiences on October 11. Disney implemented a change in their guest assistance cards for children and adults with special needs on October 9 after reports that people were flagrantly abusing the old system. Cards called Disability Access […]

N.J. judge: Mother can’t bring medical marijuana to her child at school

TRENTON — The mother of a teenage New Jersey girl with epilepsy cannot come to school to feed her daughter cannabis oil that has helped control her seizures, a state judge ruled Tuesday, saying state and federal drug possession laws trump their right to use medical marijuana on school grounds. Half of the states in the […]

Autism Academy for Education & Development provides special education for individuals with autism in Phoenix area

Phoenix — In many places, finding a school that fits the needs of a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) still remains a challenge. Public schools are often still not properly equipped with the tools necessary to help educate individuals on the spectrum, and special education teachers are often hard to find. But the Autism […]

Yale researchers study autism in girls

New Haven, Conn. — A group of researchers from Yale are conducting a clinical study aimed at getting a closer look at autism in young girls. Autism in girls are considered extremely rare and symptoms do not usually manifest in the same way they do in young boys. Because of this, the developmental condition is […]

Popular diet for autism doesn’t pass tough test

This article was Originally posted  on the  Futurity website and was by University of Rochester  Gluten-free, casein-free diets have become popular complementary treatments for children with autism spectrum disorder, but a new study finds that eliminating these foods had no effect on a child’s behavior, sleep, or bowel patterns. Results of the study—the most tightly controlled research […]

Help Your Child with Autism Build Stronger Bonds through Eye Contact

“LOOK AT ME” – No one likes to be forced to do anything, especially kids. As a parent, you know it’s difficult for your child with autism to make eye contact, which sometimes leads you to say:  “Look at me.”  As parents, caretakers, and teachers, we sometimes find ourselves demanding that our kids give eye […]

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