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November 30, 2020

British Survey Finds 128,000 Children at Risk for Delayed Autism Diagnosis Due to COVID

Suspected Cases May Be Undiagnosed or Misdiagnosed as Crucial Services Remain Closed Autism Parenting Magazine recently conducted a data analysis which showed that an estimated 128,160 children with suspected autism are running the risk of not receiving a proper diagnosis due to the continuing COVID-19 lockdowns. The report generated from this troubling analysis points to […]

November 30, 2020

More Housing Options Desired for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Severe Housing Shortage Produces Creative Living Ideas Crosspoint Bridge is an upcoming 15-acre planned community on the outskirts of Indianapolis that will offer homes to adults with and without developmental disabilities. This unique and pioneering housing project will provide homes of various sizes and also include a community center which will host social clubs and […]

November 30, 2020

Mid-level Immune Markers Present at Birth Associated with Lower ASD Risk

However, Having Too Much or Too Little of Marker is Detrimental for Developing Brains  Researchers from the Karolinska Institute in Solna, Sweden recently theorized that the developing human brain may be exceptionally vulnerable to disturbances in immune signaling and exposure to inflammation. In their new study, published In Biological Psychiatry, the Karolinska team reported that […]

November 30, 2020

Understanding and Treating Anxiety in Autism

New Book Edited by Stephen Edelson and Jane Johnson of ARI Autism Research Institute’s Executive Director, Stephen M. Edelson, and past board member, Jane Johnson, have recently edited an exciting new book which aims to help reduce anxiety levels in individuals with autism. Their book, Understanding and Treating Anxiety in Autism, summarizes current perspectives and […]

November 30, 2020

Free Webinar on Cannabis for Autism

Hope Grows for Autism Presents Expert Dr. Bonnie Goldstein on December 3 A free webinar on the use of cannabis for autism is being held on December 3, 2020 at 6:00 PM Eastern Time. Registration in advance is required. The webinar will be given by Dr. Bonni Goldstein. Bonni Goldstein, M.D., is the owner and […]

November 30, 2020

Mayo Clinic Links Antibiotic Use in Infancy to Autism

Association Affected by Frequency, Type and Timing New research published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings found that infants and toddlers who were given antibiotics were more likely to develop serious health conditions later in childhood. The Mayo Clinic research team investigated over 14,000 children born in Olmsted County, Minnesota. Seventy percent of these children received at […]

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