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Epigenetics and Autism Prevention – William Walsh, PhD

There is increasing evidence that autism is an epigenetic gene-regulation disorder. Epigenetic disorders typically involve many cases of sudden onset after an environmental insult and a complex condition that may persist a lifetime. However, an advantage of epigenetic disorders is that prevention appears relatively easy to achieve. This presentation will …

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My Brother Has Autism. And He’s Awesome.

As the sister of a brother with autism spectrum disorder, 8-year-old Shae is used to people staring and asking questions. For families like Shae’s, Autism Awareness Month is every day. In this video, Shae encourages us to see her brother for the playful, creative funny boy he is—not just someone …

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Autism Resources | PICA Eating Sheets & Clothes

Some children with autism have a behavior called PICA. PICA is children or adults who eat non-edible items such as Sheets, Clothes, Plastic, dry wall, ect. For parents this gets so frustrating. To help make your lives just a little easier and more affordable. Here is a resource I found …

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Zach’s story: Respite relief

Now seventeen, Zach’s family are well equipped to the realities of living with autism. Find out how time with Wesley Respite meant Zach’s family were better equipped to deal with their struggles. For more information visit wesleymission.org.au source

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Solving Autism Car Meltdowns After School

The longest six minutes of every day is our car ride home after school with our son Jerry who has autism. He is so wound up and done with all the effort he put in at school…doing work, socializing, behaving…that he just explodes on the way home…cursing, hitting, kicking. We …

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