Brain organoids could reveal origins of autism

A new brain organoid model lets researchers investigate the origins of autism. Organoids are microtissue spheroids that are grown from stem cells and have a similar structure to real organs. With them, and with a new method for modifying genes within these organoids using the CRISPR-Cas gene scissors, the researchers found out which genetic networks…

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Making Moves – The Autism Helper

Moving to a new home can be a huge challenge. There are so many things to consider when moving especially when there is an autistic child involved. I needed to consider the safety of the home and the surrounding area. I checked  to see if  there were any bodies of water nearby; including  private swimming…

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The Autism Dad

In the vast tapestry of human history, stories serve as the golden threads connecting generations. From tales whispered around ancient campfires to modern-day bestsellers, narratives have always held the power to captivate, inspire, and educate. When we consider children with autism, an audience often deeply focused on their passions, the potency of storytelling as an…

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2 librarians were fired after the board mistook an autism symbol for a Pride display. They’re suing.

Two former librarians of the Sterling Free Public Library in Sterling, Kansas have filed a lawsuit claiming they were fired over a June library display featuring a rainbow symbol that was mistaken for a Pride Month display. The library’s board fired library director Kari Wheeler and assistant librarian Brandy Lancaster on July 5 after library…

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Benefits of STEM for Kids with ADHD & Autism

What’s inside this article: A look at six benefits of STEM for kids with autism and ADHD, plus six STEM activities to get you started. Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. STEM is an acronym that neatly packages Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics under one umbrella.  It’s the backbone of many marvels around us –…

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Do Vaccines Cause Autism? Vaccine Safety Continued and Profits Over Health – Global ResearchGlobal Research – Centre for Research on Globalization

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The Role of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) in Autism Treatment: Exploring Effective Strategies and Techniques

In this new world of instant information at our fingertips, there is no shortage of advice available for families and caregivers of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Knowing which advice to follow and which to ignore can seem monumental. Fortunately, there is a type of therapy designed to promote positive behavior change in children…

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Alterations in circuits characterize six psychiatric conditions | Spectrum | Autism Research News

Motley crew: Among people who share a psychiatric diagnosis, gray-matter volume differences compared with controls are rarely found in the same brain regions (pink and red). Decades of brain imaging have failed to surface reproducible signatures of autism and other psychiatric conditions, and a new study may explain why: The specific brain areas that are…

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