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Autism and ‘optimal outcomes’ – Is it time to refine our thinking?… clinicians and therapists rethink what mean optimal outcomes for years weve been using this term describe relatively small group people with autism who with therapy and support experience such marked decrease autism symptoms that they longer meet the criteria use diagnose the condition other … proposed redefining optimal outcome the best possible outcome based each childs personal characteristics and available supports find this much more suitable concept for developing autism services and setting goals for each child teen adult the …
ATN@Work: Personalizing hospital care for children with autism… with the lead author autism treatment network study that helped develop model program for tailoring inpatient care support kids with autism mass general hospital for children sarabeth broderfingert discusses patients personalized acute … great need broderfingert right after that eyeopening experience thought there must other hospitals that have developed ways support children and families affected autism when they come into the hospital set out find these programs and bring them … child this document would then the childs hospital file for every member their care team see one caveat the clinicians the group cautioned was that the document was more than say three page might not get used needed create customizable document …
Girls, genes and autism… genomics lab evan eichler the university washington seattle want start saying thank you the autism speaks community for its support research weatherstone fellowship launched scientific career helping fund first big study into the genetics autism … comes colleagues and wanted use relatively new genesequencing technique called exome sequencing sequence all the genes group girls and women the autism spectrum editors note standard genetic testing involves the sequencing only sampling genes … gene disrupted the normal formation synapses the vital connections that link brain cells with each other this finding supported earlier evidence that problems with brain connectivity are root cause autism addition found many interactions …
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