Archived | Autism Speaks: Brain’s Fear Center Shrinks In Autism’s Most Severly Socially Impaired | Circa 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Brain's Fear Center Shrinks in Autism's Most Severely Socially-Impaired  Researchers Tie Size of Amygdala with Social Impairment Researchers at the University of Wisconsin have examined the age-dependent changes in the size of brain region named the amygdala on face processing in a group of individuals both affected and not affected with autism. As children get …

Archived | Autism Speaks: 2008 Environmental Factors and Autism Grants | Circa 2008 #NotAnAutisticAlly

David Baskin, M.D.The Methodist Hospital, Houston$60,000 for one yearDifferential Effects of Thimerosal on Cell Division and Apoptosis in Normal vs Autism Spectrum Disorder Cell LinesThis study will investigate the effects of a dose-dependent exposure of thimerosal on cell proliferation. First, thimerosal will be exposed to immortalized lymphocyte cell lines from autistic and non-autistic individuals as …

Archived | Colorado Legislature Passes Autism Insurance Coverage; Riders Roll Through Jacksonville for Autism Awareness | Circa May 7, 2009 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Note: Links are original and probably don’t work anymore. Riders Roll Through Jacksonville for Autism Awareness The thunder rolled last weekend as motorcyclists converged on Jacksonville for the 7th annual Lex and Terry’s Ticket to Ride. Read more … National Autism Awareness Month Draws to a Close National Autism Awareness Month has come and gone, and …

Archived | ASA National Conference Registration Opens; Bounce for Autism this April | Circa Jan 29, 2009 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Jan 29, 2009Note: Links are original to the email and probably don’t work.NEWSPump It Up and Autism Society of America Host “Bounce for Autism”The Autism Society of America and Pump It Up, the nation's largest and fastest-growing franchise of giant indoor inflatable playgrounds for private parties, are teaming up for the second year to host …

Google Alert – autism | Circa May 27, 2011

Fri, May 27, 2011, 9:29 PM | Google Alert - autism News9 new results for autismResearchers find genetic differences in autistic individualsMedill Reports: Chicagoby Maria Bouselli Remarkable genetic differences between a brain of an autistic person and a person without autism found by UCLA researchers have changed the way doctors and researchers think about autism. "If you randomly pick 20 people with autism, ...See all stories …