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Infections during pregnancy may interfere with genes linked to prenatal brain development

Added: 22.03.2017 16:05 | 0 views | 0 comments

If a mother picks up an infection during pregnancy, her immune system will kick into action to clear the infection -- but this self-defense mechanism may also have a small influence how her child's brain develops in the womb, in ways that are similar to how the brain develops in autism spectrum disorders. Now, an international team of researchers has shown why this may be the case.

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Autistic kids more likely to have fatal injuries

Added: 22.03.2017 15:53 | 0 views | 0 comments

Preventable injuries often lead to death among people with autism, a new study says. They are three times more likely than the general population to die because of injuries, according to the study, published Tuesday in the American Journal of Public Health.

Tags: Autism, Kids
From: www.cnn.com

Insight into day-to-day lives of parents raising children with autism

Added: 21.03.2017 19:04 | 1 views | 0 comments

A new study looks at the daily experiences of the parents of children with autism spectrum disorder to provide a more detailed picture of the strengths and vulnerabilities of couples raising a child with ASD.

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Researchers gain insight into day-to-day lives of parents raising children with autism

Added: 21.03.2017 16:55 | 5 views | 0 comments

A new study looks at the daily experiences of the parents of children with autism spectrum disorder to provide a more detailed picture of the strengths and vulnerabilities of couples raising a child with ASD.

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Power Rangers Features Prominent Character with Autism

Added: 21.03.2017 1:25 | 3 views | 0 comments

Power Rangers Features Prominent Character with Autism
Director Dean Israelite's upcoming Power Rangers movie reboot will feature an autistic character as part of its main cast.

From: www.cbr.com

WATCH: Julia, a 'Sesame Street' Muppet with autism, to make her TV debut

Added: 21.03.2017 0:56 | 0 views | 0 comments

Next month, viewers of ""Sesame Street" will be introduced to Julia, a Muppet with autism.

Tags: Autism
From: abcnews.go.com

Why It Matters That Sesame Street’s New Character With Autism Is a Girl

Added: 20.03.2017 19:05 | 1 views | 0 comments

Some researchers believe the condition is underdiagnosed in girls, because the symptoms aren’t the same as in boys.

Tags: Autism, Cher, Girls
From: nymag.com

'Sesame Street' adds new autistic character

Added: 20.03.2017 14:53 | 1 views | 0 comments

All cheers for Julia, the newest friend to join Elmo, Big Bird and the "Sesame Street" family in a new program designed to spread awareness about children with autism.

From: www.cnn.com

Meet Julia, Sesame Street's First Muppet With Autism

Added: 20.03.2017 12:20 | 1 views | 0 comments

Sesame Street will soon introduce viewers to a Julia, new Muppet who has autism. CBS' 60 Minutes was on set when Abby Cadabby and Elmo introduced Julia to Big Bird, who became...

Tags: Autism
From: uk.eonline.com

'Sesame Street' Introduce Muppet With Autism Named Julia

Added: 20.03.2017 12:11 | 2 views | 0 comments

Folks on Sesame Street have a way of making everyone feel accepted. That certainly goes for Julia, a Muppet youngster with autism.

Tags: Autism
From: www.nbcnews.com

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