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Autism & Cannabis

First of series of educational videos detailing the benefits of cannabis for individuals with autism. Download complementary Bradstreet paper here: http://www.autismone.org/content/understanding-cannabinoids-and-epilepsy-report source

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Inside the Autism Spectrum

This Autism Speaks film delves into just how unique every individual with autism spectrum disorders is. There is a saying among the autism community, “If you’ve met one person with autism, you’ve met one person with autism.” source

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Students With Autism

The autism spectrum covers a complex range of conditions. Understanding the characteristics of autistic behaviour and its neurological causes is essential for effective interaction and communication with people with autism. This program takes a first-hand look at a highly effective school-based program for autistic students and presents perspectives from parents, …

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Red Flags: Early Screening and Diagnosis of Autism

(Visit: http://www.uctv.tv/) Recognizing the early indicators of autism and in search of early intervention can enhance outcomes. UCSF Clinical Professor Dr. Barbara Bennet explains the indicators which will point out a toddler is in danger for an autism spectrum dysfunction. Recorded on 11/20/2014. Series: “UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine …

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The Science of Anti-Vaccination

Fewer children in the United States are getting vaccinated. That’s bad news for those kids, and also for public health in general. Often, the response is to argue and debate and get angry at people who are we see as making terrible, irrational decisions. Instead of doing that, let’s use …

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Office Hours with Tim Buie: Exploring Autism’s Gut-Brain Connection

This episode of Autism Speaks’ expert-advice video series – “Office Hours” with acclaimed pediatric gastroenterologist Timothy Buie, of MassGeneral Hospital’s Lurie Center for Autism explores what we know and what we don’t about the gut-brain connection. The Lurie Center is one of 14 specialty-care centers in the Autism Speaks Autism …

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