Archived | Autism Speaks UK is Now Autistica | Circa January 3, 2010 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks UK is Now Autistica by Melissa on January 3, 2010 AUTISM SPEAKS IN THE U.K. ANNOUNCES A CHANGE IN NAME TO AUTISTICA Autistica Will Continue to Collaborate with Autism Speaks U.S.l on Autism Research and Other Issues of Mutual Interest UK charity Autism Speaks and charity of the same name in the United States are pleased to …

Archived | Much of Autism’s Groundwork May Be Laid Before Birth | Circa June 27, 2012 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Much of Autism’s Groundwork May Be Laid Before Birth Aaron Levin While more than 50 genetic causes of autism have been discovered so far, there is no single “autism gene,” according to autism expert Daniel Geschwind, M.D., Ph.D. “The genetics of autism are beginning to be consistent with a working model of cortex-to-cortex dysfunction,” said …

Snapshot | Google alerts – autism | Circa June 28, 2013

Note: Links are original to the email and most likely don’t work. News9 new results for autism Unique Brain Pattern Could Predict Autism in Youngest ChildrenTIME (blog)The scientists scanned the brains of 20 autistic children who ranged in age from 7 to 12 and also imaged 20 typically developing children of the same age for comparison. They found stronger connections within many …

Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa August 5, 2012

Note: Links are original to email and most likely don’t work. News10 new results for autism Montgomery schools expand autism servicesWashington PostMontgomery County schools will expand autism services this fall, bringing new resources to high school students as the school system works to increase the range of programs available to an exceedingly diverse and fast-growing part of the special-education ...See all stories on …

Archived | Gene mutation contributes to autism | Circa April 6, 2012 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Gene mutation contributes to autism LOS ANGELES, April 6 (UPI) -- U.S. researchers estimate there are likely about 1,000 or more genes that contribute to autism spectrum disorder risk, but mutations might be the key. Dr. Daniel Geschwind, a professor of neurology and psychiatry at the University of California, Los Angeles, and colleagues from Yale University, …

Snapshot | Google alerts – autism | Circa April 6, 2012

Note: Links are original to the email and most likely don’t work. News8 new results for autism Pregnancy Length May Influence Severity of AutismPhiladelphia InquirerFRIDAY, April 6 (HealthDay News) -- Children with autism who were born either prematurely or several weeks late may experience more severe symptoms than kids with autism who were born on time, according to a new study. These children …

Archived | Autistic brains’ ‘genes differ’ | Circa May 25, 2011 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autistic brains' 'genes differ' The brains of people with autism are chemically different from those without autism, according to researchers.  A study, published in the journal Nature, showed the unique characters of the frontal and temporal lobes had disappeared. Different genes should be active in each region, but autistic brains had the same pattern of gene …