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Latest Autism Research: August 17 2013 Week in Review
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Latest Autism Research: August 17 2013 Week in Review

Link found between 5 major psychiatric disorders Kenneth Kendler, M.D, and his team have found substantial overlap between the congenital risk factors producing 5 of the most common psychiatric disorders, namely, depression, autism, ADHD, schizophrenia and...
3 out of 5 Children with Autism have been Bullied
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3 out of 5 Children with Autism have been Bullied

Children on the Autism Spectrum are particularly prone to being bullied. Most of which goes unreported. Yesterday, two juvenile males were arrested in Buffalo for allegedly punching and attempting to steal an autistic boy's bicycle. In the neighboring state...
Pets Impact Happiness for those on the Autism Spectrum
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Pets Impact Happiness for those on the Autism Spectrum

Science has proved that interacting with animals especially pets can have a deep impact on the physical betterment of human beings. Animals have been known to help in the lowering of blood pressure and cholesterol and are also effective in reducing tension...
Studies find video games can help individuals who have depression, anxiety, and autism
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Studies find video games can help individuals who have depression, anxiety, and autism

Studies have found that despite the negative impression video games have on most people, they can actually help improve the conditions of individuals who have depression, anxiety, and even autism. Game developer Zoe Quinn, who has been suffering from an...
Young man who was denied specialist support services from local council sadly dies
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Young man who was denied specialist support services from local council sadly dies

Tameside, Manchester, UK  - Cameron Brookes was a 16 year old boy with Asperger’s Syndrome. On August 18 2012 he was found dead at home, in his bedroom, after an argument with his mother and step father, Wendy and Mark Brookes. Cameron had been denied access ...