Stabilizing the CHIP funding stream and protecting gains in children’s health coverage will remain a priority September 15, 2017 Earlier this month, the Senate Finance Committee held a hearing on the reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Testifying before the committee, autism mom Leanna George shared how CHIP has benefited her son Caleb, […]
Researchers at UC Davis and other institutions have shown that mothers who take recommended amounts of folic acid around conception might reduce their children’s pesticide-related autism risk.
The upcoming 11 Annual Autism Law Summit will be the most informative and uplifting one yet! One habit that I've adopted over the years is to provide some sort of takeaway quote for inspiration and motivation when ending a stakeholder phone call or email. Whether you are a quote-lover like me, or a quote-loather like […]
Flat affect is characterized by a lack of reaction to emotional stimuli, and can include a monotone voice or lack of expression in the face. Learn more.
A pediatrician with Missouri’s Thompson Center for Autism shares strategies for making medical appointments run smoothly for kids on the spectrum A pediatrician with Missouri’s Thompson Center for Autism shares strategies for making medical appointments run smoothly for kids on the spectrum By pediatrician Kristin Sohl, of the University of Missouri’s Thompson Center for Autism […]
Most people will startle when they hear an unexpected loud sound. The second time they hear the noise, they’ll startle significantly less; by the third time, they’ll barely startle at all.
A mother who smokes during her pregnancy may increase the risk of autism in her grandchildren. Published today, the results will, no doubt, spark debate.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released its Report to Congress on Young Adults and Transitioning Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder. September 08, 2017 The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released its Report to Congress on Young Adults and Transitioning Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder. This report was recently sent to Congress, fulfilling a requirement of the 2014 Autism CARES […]
New study shows that treatment with the common type 2 diabetes drug metformin improves social, behavioral, and neuron deficits in mouse model of fragile X.
A recent study has demonstrated that intranasal oxytocin can influence how individuals with autism perceive emotion in others.