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Better tools needed to diagnose depression in people with autism | Circa February 16, 2018

Autistic adults are not being effectively diagnosed with depression due to a lack of asessment tools, a new study has found. Researchers from the University of Nottingham’s School of Psychology undertook a systematic review of data on assessment tools for diagnosing adults with autistic spectrum conditions (ASC) with depression. The research published in Autism Research shows that there are […]

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New research sheds light on why suicide is more common in autistic people | Jane Icke | Circa August 21, 2018

People who hide their autism by ‘camouflaging’ to try to fit into society, or who don’t receive correct support are at higher risk of suicide, according to new research. Researchers from the University of Nottingham’s School of Psychology and the Universities of Coventry and Cambridge worked closely with a group of autistic people who had […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa June 9, 2016

autismDaily update ⋅ June 9, 2016 NEWS  MedscapeFolic Acid Linked to Less Autism in Kids of Women With EpilepsyMedscapePrevious research showed that exposure in utero to AEDs increases the risk for autism spectrum disorder in offspring, said Dr Bjørk. In 2014, another …Flag as irrelevant  kfor.comDead Center Film Selection Made by Students from AutismOklahomakfor.comBut this collection of film makers is made unique because […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa May 13, 2016

autismDaily update ⋅ May 13, 2016 NEWS  CBS NewsWhy Fears Over Folic Acid and Autism Need to be Properly UnderstoodTIMEExperts are questioning a study that suggests a link between high levels of folic acid in pregnant women and a greater risk for children with autism.Despite autism fears, here’s why pregnant women should keep taking their prenatal vitamins – Los Angeles TimesHere’s why that study […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – Autism | Circa September 19, 2014

autismDaily update ⋅ September 19, 2014 NEWS  Gunn High senior publishes children’s book on autismPalo Alto OnlineInspired by this part of the book – and a sophomore English class assignment at Gunn High School based on it – senior Emily Nelson, who is autistic, …Flag as irrelevant  Court: Andrew Wakefield, autism researcher, cannot sue in TexasAustin American-StatesmanAndrew Wakefield, who was stripped of his British medical […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – Autism | Circa September 4, 2013

News  10 new results for autism Autism and the real-life story of Charlie ThreattAutism Support NetworkCharlie Threatt was born on April 8 1995. He grew up and spent most of his life in Kansas City, Missouri. He was a child born with an autism syndrome …See all stories on this topic »  Teen with autism hospitalized, mother arrested on attempted murder …Mlive KalamazooKALAMAZOO, MI […]

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

News9 new results for autism   Doctor Who Claimed Vaccine-Autism Link Sues CriticsMedPage TodayBy John Gever, Senior Editor, MedPage Today The controversial Andrew Wakefield, MBBS, whose now largely discredited research ignited the vaccine-autism furor, has filed a defamation suit in a Texas court against BMJ, its editor, and an investigative …See all stories on this topic »MedPage Today Thinking Person’s Guide to Autism — […]