#StopSpectrum10K | Autistic Activists & Real Allies Campaign Together To Stop #Spectrum10K In The UK | #StayLoud #StayStrong

Around the world Autistic advocates and our real allies are campaigning together to stop the Spectrum 10K project. The campaign’s tags known so far: #StopSpectrum10K. Spectrum 10K is being touted as the largest study of autism in the UK … and it is a research study involving 10,000 Autistic individuals of all ages and abilities …

Archived | Cure Autism Now: Listening To You Newsletter For AGRE Families | Circa Winter 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Winter 2005 Listening To You: The Newsletter for AGRE Families Autism Genetic Resource Exchange A Successful Year for AGRE AGRE has expanded the collection of clinical data and genetic material to include over 600 families. As a result, AGRE is now the world’s largest autism gene bank that is made available to researchers through the …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Autism Genome Project (AGP) | Circa 2004 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Genome Project Launched in 2004, the Autism Genome Project, or AGP, is the largest study ever conducted to find the genes associated with inherited risk for autism. Many of the world's leading genetics researchers pooled their resources and used a promising new technology, the DNA microarray, to scan the human genome in the search for …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Scientists Identify Gene Mutation in Autism | Circa December 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Scientists Identify Gene Mutation in Autism French scientists have identified genetic mutations in a small number of children with autism which could provide insight into the biological basis of the disorder. The finding is based on a study in which the scientists sequenced a gene known as SHANK3 in over 200 people with autism spectrum …

Archived | NAAR Autism Genome Project: Research Consortiums | Circa July 2004 #NotAnAutisticAlly

NAAR Autism Genome Project: Research Consortiums At the core of the NAAR Autism Genome Project are the investigators bringing it to life - a consortium of academic collaborators that have formed an unprecedented partnership. This “collaboration of collaborations” is the largest consortium ever assembled to focus on the genetics of autism and is composed of …

Costly, but transparent masks are boon for hard of hearing – France 24

  Paris (AFP) Transparent facemasks and shields are costly compared with classic counterparts but could prove a boon for the deaf and hard of hearing battling to communicate in the coronavirus era. The concept has started to take off, aided not least by Youtube tutorials or the likes of American football coach Nic Saban, who …

Snapshot | Google Alerts: Autism | Circa February 7, 2018

Google Alert - autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.com UnsubscribeFeb 7, 2018, 11:06 AM GoogleautismDaily update ⋅ February 7, 2018 NEWS Researchers Develop 2-Minute Autism Screening ToolDisability ScoopNew research suggests that a quick questionnaire may be highly accurate at flagging children for autism. In 88 percent of cases, the so-called Psychological Development Questionnaire, or PDQ-1, correctly …