autism

 
[Video]How to tell if your child has autism
[Video]How to tell if your child has autism
What do you do if you suspect your child has autism? We answer these and other questions about the disorder.
The danger of being different
The danger of being different
I can vividly remember the moment I realised that people were frightened of my brother. I was 18, and my boss at the time was telling me about how,...
Embracing autism in business
Embracing autism in business
Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) affect millions of people worldwide, often limiting their ability to secure professional level jobs.
Comment: Ignorant reporting can be lethal
Comment: Ignorant reporting can be lethal
The vaccination rate for MMR, which protects against three of the most common childhood diseases: measles, mumps and rubella, dropped from 92% in...
Understanding autism
Understanding autism
It was with immense difficulty that Shellique Carby addressed a group of parents at a recent autism meeting but as she spoke, many were inspired by...
Autistic children encouraged to mentally 'talk things through'
Autistic children encouraged to mentally 'talk things through'
Teaching children with autism to "talk things through" in their heads might help them solve tricky day-to-day tasks and could increase the chances...
Distinctive brain activity in autistic kids
Distinctive brain activity in autistic kids
The pattern of brain activity in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is markedly different from that of children without the condition,...
Autism comes out of the shadows
Autism comes out of the shadows
Scientists said recently that they are on track to establish the genetic triggers for autism, paving the way for earlier diagnosis of children who...
Slightly early births linked to autism, dyslexia
Slightly early births linked to autism, dyslexia
Babies born just one or two weeks before their 40-week gestation due date are more likely to develop learning difficulties such as autism or...
Medical journal retracts autism paper 12 years on
Medical journal retracts autism paper 12 years on
The Lancet medical journal on Tuesday formally retracted a paper that caused a 12-year international battle over links between the three-in-one childhood vaccine MMR and autism....

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