An Autism Speaks fellowship launched this young scientist’s groundbreaking research on the genetics of autism in girls and women – with implications that extend across the spectrum
At 12 years old, he’s too big for his
Febrile – or fever-induced – seizures are common in babies, and pediatricians rush to assure us that they don’t cause harm. Still, they can be very scary, and we frequently hear from parents
Amal El-Nageh, MPH, is the Program Evaluation and HR Specialist at JFCS of Greater Philadelphia. JFCS of Greater Philadelphia is a social service agency that has offered a diverse array of services for more than 160 years. A key focus is on people living with disabilities. Our program brings educational, care management, supportive counselling and socialization opportunities to adults with ASD and support for their families. Amal has worked with neurodiverse individuals for over 14 years, and is passionate about improving the quality of life of individuals diagnosed with
The post below is by Lisa Smith, the mother of seven children, two with special needs. Her son Tate has autism. Lisa blogs about her experiences and can be found on Facebook at Quirks and Chaos or at quirks-and-chaos.blogspot.com.
In the past twelve years I have heard, “autism? What’s that?” from more than a few people. And I’ve patiently answered. After all, twelve years ago I had almost no idea what
A Q&A with our experts on a new mouse study that suggests a common probiotic might ease some autism symptoms