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New York performance artist using emoji to explore autism empathy
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New York performance artist using emoji to explore autism empathy

Emoji. Haven't we all from time to time had a disagreement about what one means? If a smiley face actually means smile, or an upside down frown? The emoji has been about now for just over 14 years, and become a standard form of communication at the end of a te...
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...
Boston company paving the way in autism health benefit
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Boston company paving the way in autism health benefit

Boston, MA - A Boston company J.P. Morgan Chase and Company is paving the way for other American companies to have health cover for autism. Announced in late November, it means that employees with autistic children will be given financial help to aid with exp...
North Carolina autism center granted part of $27 million for autism biomarkers research – w/video
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North Carolina autism center granted part of $27 million for autism biomarkers research – w/video

Durham, N.C. --- An autism center in Durham, North Carolina has been granted part of a $27 million grant to research on the genetic biomarkers of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in young children. The Duke Center for Autism and Brain Development has been helpi...
Parasitic Intestinal Worms Used as Treatment Therapy for Autistic Adults
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Parasitic Intestinal Worms Used as Treatment Therapy for Autistic Adults

Dr Eric Hollander - Director of the Autism and Obsessive Compulsive Spectrum Program at Montefiore Medical Centre in New York City has recently conduct two studies involving worms and hot baths for the autism therapy. The Whipworm study involved 10 adu...