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June 27, 2022

Drumming Can Provide Behavioral Improvements for Young People with Autism

MRI Discovers Drum Training Synchronized Brain Regions, Preventing Impulsivity A team of British researchers recently investigated the impact of drum training on behavior and brain function in adolescents with autism who had no prior drumming experience. This study recruited thirty-six subjects, randomly assigned to one of two groups, a drumming group, and a control group. […]

June 27, 2022

Community Shares | June 27th 2022

Community Shares: The Autism Center Research Team at the Child Mind Institute is seeking parents of children between 18 and 48 months who are concerned with their child’s development, play, and/or social skills to participate in an NIMH-funded study on the association between brain development and behavior. The study includes behavioral assessments, parent interviews, parent […]

June 20, 2022

Children of Mothers with Type 1 Diabetes Have an Increased Risk of Developing Autism

About 22% of ASD Risk in Offspring Was Mediated Through Premature Birth Previous research has shown that children born to mothers with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) are at greater risk of developing autism. However, these earlier studies have not been able to decipher whether the risk is associated with pre-term birth, which affects approximately one-third […]

June 20, 2022

Interoception-Based Program Improves Emotional Regulation for Children with ASD

Research Is First to Examine Interoception Curriculum in a School Environment A new report published in Occupational Therapy International has detailed the outcomes of a 25-week interoception curriculum embedded in a school environment. This innovative study aimed to determine the effectiveness of an interoception-based intervention on emotional regulation for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). […]

June 20, 2022

Adolescent Boys with ASD Have Nearly a 3-Fold Higher Risk for Self-Harm

Self-Harm Among Teens is a Strong Predictor for Future Suicidal Ideation A longitudinal investigation in a non-clinical population examining the risk of hospitalization with self-harm for adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) was recently published in BMC Medicine. This British study linked school census data with routinely collected mental health information for four boroughs in […]

June 20, 2022

Community Shares | June 20th 2022

Community Shares: Troxel Law is looking for claimants who took Tylenol or generic acetaminophen while pregnant and had a child that later developed autism or ADHD. The law firm believes mothers in this situation are eligible for compensation. Research from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health shows that the risk of developing ADHD or ASD […]

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