Signs of Autism
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Thu, 16 May 2013 18:04:01 GMT
How early can a child be diagnosed with autism?
A: With careful evaluation by an expert, diagnosing a child younger than 2 with autism is possible. More often, however, autism is identified in children between the ages of 2 and 3. The signs and symptoms of autism vary quite a bit, depending on the severity ...
Thu, 16 May 2013 10:54:38 GMT
Research discovers link between epilepsy and autism - Medical Xpress
(Medical Xpress)—University of Bath researchers have found a previously undiscovered link between epileptic seizures and the signs of autism in adults. Dr SallyAnn Wakeford from the Department of Psychology revealed that adults with epilepsy were more ...
Wed, 15 May 2013 19:18:30 GMT
Early intervention can make a difference for autistic kids: NetWellness
A child can have an autism diagnosis as young as 18 months. So pediatricians are monitoring children more carefully for early signs of autism. Research also shows that parents have true concerns about their children's development. The average age of ...
Wed, 15 May 2013 16:26:26 GMT
Standard Office Visit Not Sufficient to Detect Early Autism - Medscape
DONOSTIA / SAN SEBASTIÁN, Spain — A 10-minute office visit is not long enough to accurately assess toddlers with early signs of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) because they often display largely typical behaviors during such brief visits and the diagnosis ...
Tue, 14 May 2013 16:00:43 GMT
Spotting the difference (Last Part)
Most children and adults with autism have good looks and if taught well on good grooming, one would believe that nothing is wrong with them. So how do you spot autism in a cute and lovable toddler? There are many signs of autism across various reference ...
Mon, 13 May 2013 18:07:21 GMT
Kennedy Krieger offers free screenings to infant siblings of children with autism
By screening these siblings in infancy for some of the warning signs for autism, Landa said, Kennedy Krieger hopes to provide parents with early interventions that can help the children have a better outcome as they grow up. “At the level we're at right now ...
Tue, 07 May 2013 12:42:38 GMT
Spotting the difference (Part 3)
It is more important to be aware of the signs of autism than to dwell on hopelessness and feelings of devastation before, during and after the diagnosis of autism in a child. This awareness and knowledge of the signs of autism should not be the concern the ...
Mon, 06 May 2013 22:06:20 GMT
10 things to do when your child shows signs of autism
San Jose Mercury News
Shanti Kurada is the editor and publisher of Autism Bay Area Magazine. Her younger son, Rahul, has autism. She started Autism Bay Area Magazine and its website, www.autismbayarea.org, with the aim of helping other parents feel more connected, have ...
Thu, 02 May 2013 14:22:25 GMT
Social games may treat infant autism
Futurity: Research News
“We have a grant from the Autism Science Foundation to look at lots of babies and try to really figure out which signs are red flags, and which aren't,” she says. “A number of the infants who show signs of autism will turn out to be perfectly fine; but we're saying, ...
Thu, 02 May 2013 09:41:49 GMT
UCSB Scientists Treat Infant Autism in Study - The Daily Nexus
Koegel Autism Center Director Robert Koegel, and his wife Lynn Koegel, Director of Clinical Services, co-authored the study and found that mild behavioral intervention in infants who showed clear signs of autism spectrum disorders effectively eradicated ...