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Women in Psychology

1966-1979 Recieved numerous grants in two research areas¬†(psychophysiology of autism and the development of parent training as a treatment for children with conduct disorder)  
psychology.okstate.edu
over 3 years ago
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US firms give autistic workers a chance to shine - BBC News

Autistic people have historically struggled to find and keep jobs, but with as many as one in 68 American children being diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. The Specialists Guild, a non-profit group in San Francisco, is working to prepare people with autism for jobs in the technology industry.  
BBC News
almost 6 years ago
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Autism and Alzheimer's

We strive to educate people on natural solutions to health.  
youtube.com
almost 5 years ago
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Balanced behavior with IRBIT

Regulating hyperactivity and social interactionsHyperactivity and social abnormalities are defining characteristics of ADHD and autism, two developmental disorders...  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 5 years ago
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A brain system that appears to compensate for autism, OCD, and dyslexia

Individuals with five neurodevelopmental disorders -- autism spectrum disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, Tourette syndrome, dyslexia, and Specific Language Impairment -- appear to...  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 5 years ago
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Medical marijuana for children with developmental and behavioral disorders?

Despite lack of evidence, some are advocating cannabis for children with autism, reports Journal of Developmental and Behavioral PediatricsAs medical marijuana...  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 5 years ago
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'Master regulator' gene - long tied to autism disorders - stimulates other genes in early brain development

Chemical modifications to DNA's packaging - known as epigenetic changes - can activate or repress genes involved in autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) and early brain development, according to a...  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 5 years ago
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MMR vaccine and autism: study finds 'no harmful association'

In a study of more than 95,000 children, researchers found no link between the MMR vaccine and greater risk of autism, even among children at higher risk for the condition.  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 5 years ago
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Violent video games not linked to aggression in adults with autism

Effects of violent games on aggression are similar for adults with and without autism, study findsFollowing the 2012 shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, some in the media...  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 5 years ago
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Autism: new studies investigate diagnosis time and identify epigenetic signatures

Across two new studies, Johns Hopkins and Oregon State researchers identify epigenetic variations associated with ASD in parental sperm and assess diagnosis time for ASD children.  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 5 years ago
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Maternal gestational diabetes linked to autism risk for offspring

A new study suggests that exposure to gestational diabetes while in utero could increase the risk of developing autism spectrum disorder for children.  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 5 years ago
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Study finds gestational diabetes associated with greater risk of autism in children

Children whose mothers developed gestational diabetes by the 26th week of pregnancy were at increased risk of developing autism later in life, according to a new Kaiser Permanente study...  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 5 years ago
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Autism's early neuronal 'neighborhood'

SDSU scientists find that in children with autism, sensorimotor regions of the brain become overconnected at the expense of later-developing higher-order functionsIn...  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 5 years ago
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Could story-based video games help people with autism?

New research finds that nonviolent, story-based games may boost players' 'theory of mind' - the ability to accurately assess other people's mental states.  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 5 years ago
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'Autism discovery' - brain imaging reveals language development differences

Brain scans of toddlers, done before any childhood diagnosis on the autism spectrum, reveal a language-development discovery, and raise new research hopes, say neuroscientists.  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 5 years ago
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Discovering the relationship between autism and epilepsy

Researchers at the University of Veracruz (UV), in the west coast of Mexico, study the neurobiological link between the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and epilepsy, in order to understand the...  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 5 years ago
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Mighty microexons take center stage in shaping of the brain

Complex brain disorders, such as autism or schizophrenia, still puzzle scientists because their causes lie hidden in early events of brain development, which are still poorly understood.  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 5 years ago
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Kaiser Permanente launches autism family genetics study

A new Kaiser Permanente study will gather genetic material from 5,000 member families in order to undertake urgently needed research on autism spectrum disorders.  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 5 years ago
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Raising awareness of the myths of autism spectrum disorder

For National Autism Awareness Month, we take a look at some of the most common misconceptions surrounding autism spectrum disorder.  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 5 years ago