Articles for Tag: "autism"

How genetic is autism? 
How genetic is autism?
A Danish study finds that autism rates may be particularly high among children with autistic siblings.
Autism rates in children linked to pollution levels? 
Autism rates in children linked to pollution levels?
A Harvard study says what pregnant women breathe in and ingest may directly impact their child’s brain development.
Mission possible: Secret agent software helps kids with autism  Featured
Mission possible: Secret agent software helps kids with autism
For children with autism, social interactions can be a mystery. By turning kids into detectives, a new, fun program helps them decode social puzzles.
Can your child ‘grow out’ of autism? 
Can your child ‘grow out’ of autism?
A recent study says therapy and other techniques could help kids with autism advance at a faster rate.
Poetry teaches autistic kids the art of communication 
Poetry teaches autistic kids the art of communication
A technique capitalizing on Shakespeare is helping to improve social and communication skills in children with autism.
Autism diagnoses soaring among children 
Autism diagnoses soaring among children
A new report spotlights alarming statistics about the growing number of children with some form of autism. Find out what’s behind the increase.
Does Asperger’s cause violent behavior? 
Does Asperger’s cause violent behavior?
In the wake of Sandy Hook, an Advocate expert offers insights on Asperger’s syndrome and its link to violence.