Archived | Autism Speaks: New Study Shows Promise For Treatment Of Rett Syndrome | Circa February 8, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

New Study Shows Promise for Treatment of Rett Syndrome  New research has found that the genetic mutation of the MeCP2 gene responsible for Rett Syndrome, an autism spectrum disorder, can be reversed pharmacologically in mice. The results of the experiments, conducted at the University of Edinburgh laboratories of Dr. Adrian Bird, were published Feb. 8, …

Archived | Five major psychiatric disorders have overlapping patterns of genetic activity, new study shows | Circa February 8, 2018 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Five major psychiatric diseases have overlapping patterns of genetic activity, new study show By Amy Ellis Nutt  The Washington Post Certain patterns of genetic activity appear to be common among five distinct psychiatric disorders — autism, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression and alcoholism — according to a new study. The paper, appearing in the journal Science, was released Thursday. Scientists analyzed data from 700 human brains, …

Snapshot | Google alerts – Autism | Circa February 10, 2018

Note: Links are original to the email and most likely don’t work. autismDaily update ⋅ February 10, 2018NEWS 'Science is still out' on autism, vaccine link, new health official saysUSA TODAYMILWAUKEE, Wis. — Milwaukee's newly picked top health official told a radio audience that "the science is still out" on whether there's a link between some vaccines and autism. Patricia …

Archived | Autism Speaks: 2007 Scientific Service Award | Circa March 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

2007 Scientific Service Award The 2007 Scientific Service Award for outstanding contribution to the scientific mission of the organization went this year to Dr. Vahram (Harry) Haroutunian. The award was presented at a March 16 awards ceremony in Washington D.C. In his professional life, Dr. Vahram (Harry) Haroutunian is a recognized leader in brain research …

Podcast | Wake. Bake. Caffeinate: Autistic Conversion Therapy & Legislation Without Representation | Eve Reiland

https://open.spotify.com/episode/3BAks8aCWCbaxWyzoD33GU?si=JBAm_QERR8uucx1w408H9Q Podcast Episode 5: Autistic Conversion Therapy & Legislation Without Representation [Not An Exact Transcript] In this episode: Judge Rotenberg Center (JRC) in the news. News StoriesJRC History with Lydia X. Z. BrownASAN StatmentAutistic Women & Non-Binary Network (AWN) StatementCall-To-Action and walk-through on AutisticSciencePerson.com#StopTheShock Some Autistic Culture and Langauge … Talking Autistic Community & Autism …

Autism Society of America: Pseudoscience, Quackery And Autistic Conversion Therapy Origins #NotAnAutisticAlly

Dr. Bernard Rimland (bearded) in front of the Autism Research Institute. With him are his wife (on the left) Dr. Robert Sands and Kerri Rivera on the right. Photograph taken by Matt Kabler of the Autism Research Institute and released into the public domain with his permission. | 10 June 2006 (original upload date) https://youtu.be/Z7bO23JGOJ0 Autism …

Transgender and gender-diverse individuals are more likely to be autistic and report higher autistic traits | Circa August 7, 2020

Transgender and gender-diverse adults are three to six times more likely as cisgender adults (individuals whose gender identity corresponds to their sex assigned at birth) to be diagnosed as autistic, according to a new study by scientists at the University of Cambridge’s Autism Research Centre. This research, conducted using data from over 600,000 adult individuals, …