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What Autism Can Look Like With a 2 Year Old

Patrick is having a meltdown over me trying to clean his face. He is trying to communicate with me that he wants something but cannot get it out and is getting frustrated. This was a minor meltdown, but it still took a while to calm him down. His poor little …

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Autism Live, Thursday June 18th, 2015

Like Autism Live on Facebook at http://facebook.com/autismlive On Today’s Show: Lois Jean Brady from iTherapy talks about the newly revised and expanded version of Apps for Autism! This book is a fabulous resource for finding apps that will help teach and reinforce skills for Autism! The new edition can be …

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Cafe Scientifique: New Insights into Autism Research Discoveries

with Michael Snyder, PhD, Professor and Chair, Genetics Department, Stanford University School of Medicine. Autism is rapidly increasing in frequency such that 1 in 68 children born today will be diagnosed with this disorder. Advanced genomics and other “omics” technologies have been used to both understand the biological processes involved …

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Steve Silberman: The forgotten history of autism

Decades ago, few pediatricians had heard of autism. In 1975, 1 in 5,000 kids was estimated to have it. Today, 1 in 68 is on the autism spectrum. What caused this steep rise? Steve Silberman points to “a perfect storm of autism awareness” — a pair of doctors with an …

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