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October 31, 2022

Community Shares | October 31st 2022

MAPS Spring 2023 Functional & Translational Medicine Conference will be held March 16-18 in Charlotte, North Carolina. This year’s conference will have a new look and format. The first day will include an introductory course, the MAPS foundation, and the final ACM course, MAPS in Clinical Practice. This year, MAPS will also feature an advanced […]

October 31, 2022

Exposomics: Could It Be a Game Changer in Solving the Autism Puzzle?

The Exposome Can Be Modified, Potentially Leading to Better Treatments and Even Prevention of ASD Exposomics is a new area of research that is a direct product of genome mapping. In short, the exposome is a measure of an individual’s environmental exposures during their lifetime and how those exposures relate to health. A person’s exposure […]

October 24, 2022

Concentrations of Several Organic Pollutants Tied to Autism Cases

Children Exposed to Pollutants via Drinking Water, Food, and Dust New research out of Pakistan has investigated exposure pathways to environmental organic pollutants (OP) and calculated how these exposures might affect children’s risk of developing autism. The current study involved 125 autism spectrum disorder (ASD) cases and 125 age and gender-matched controls. Children aged 4-16 […]

October 24, 2022

Supplement Shows Significant Benefits for Individuals on the Spectrum

92% of Survey Participants Reported Positive Benefits from ANRC Vitamins Due to self-limiting diets, children and adults with autism can be particularly susceptible to nutritional insufficiencies and deficiencies. Additionally, these two groups may have an increased need for vitamin/mineral supplementation due to various metabolic disorders such as oxidative stress, methylation pathway insufficiencies, and mitochondrial disorders, […]

October 24, 2022

Community Shares | October 24th 2022

A recent review has summarized the current knowledge regarding phthalate migration from medical devices used during different medical procedures and the possible impacts of these exposures on patient health. This review was particularly concerned with premature infants’ exposure to phthalates in intensive care units due to constant contact with feeding tubes, endotracheal tubes, and umbilical […]

October 24, 2022

Department of Education Reminds Schools of Personnel Qualifications under IDEA

Memo States Special Education Teacher Shortage Is Not Reason to Cut Credentials or Expertise The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) recently sent a memo to all State Directors of Special Education reminding them of their obligation to provide a free and appropriate public education (FAPE) to all students with disabilities. […]

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