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Genetics of Autism Spectrum Disorders

(Visit: http://www.uctv.tv/) Shafali Jeste, MD, provides a review of diagnostic practices and challenges in autism spectrum disorder (ASD), with focus on the tremendous clinical heterogeneity of the disorder. Series: “UCLA Pediatric Grand Rounds” [6/2015] [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 29424] source

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Autism Jargon: Theory of Mind

Like Autism Live on Facebook at http://facebook.com/autismlive Today’s Jargon is Theory of Mind. Theory of Mind is a much debated concept of being able to take one’s own and other’s perspectives. Sign up for Autism Live’s free newsletter at: http://www.autism-live.com/join-our-email-list.aspx Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism …

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‘Miracle autism cure’ seller exposed BBC1 News 11/06/15

A self-styled “reverend” who claims autism can be “purged” by swallowing bleach has been exposed by a BBC London undercover investigation. Leon Edwards sold sodium chlorite and hydrochloric acid to a reporter posing as the relation of an autistic child. Combined, the chemicals form bleach. The BBC has also learned …

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VIAS An Employer’s Guide to Autism

Individuals on the autistic spectrum can be a fantastic asset to any workplace but many employers are unsure of what/ what not to do. This short video, funded by The Scottish Government, offers practical advice on getting the interview and induction right. source

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2015 WMIF | Focus Session: Autism and Neurodevelopment

Ron Suskind, Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist and Author, Director of the Project on Public Narrative, Harvard University Randall Carpenter, MD, Translational Medicine Consultant; Research Affiliate, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT Mark Daly, PhD, Chief, Analytic and Translational Genetics, Massachusetts General Hospital; Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School Christopher …

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Dr Albert Mensah – Bio-Nutrient Therapy: An evidence-based model for autism recovery

Discover how advanced nutrient therapy can significantly improve cognition, speech, and socialization in a child on the autism spectrum. Learn about the science behind this evidence-based therapy, which aims to reduce brain inflammation, oxidative stress, and normalize a child’s brain-body chemistry. Topics include information on distinctive biochemical imbalances including undermethylation, …

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Top 14 Apps for Autism (Autism Apps for iPad, iPhone)

Top 14 Apps for Autism (Autism Apps for iPad, iPhone) Apple apps, mobile application software… In the past few years, there has been an explosion in the number of mobile apps for kids with autism. Numerous studies have shown the iPad’s impact as a supplement to specialized therapy when it …

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