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Autism Drama Set To Debut On ABC

[Source:  Disability Scoop] A new prime-time drama with a lead character on the spectrum will premiere this fall. ABC said this week that it will debut “The Good Doctor” on Sept. 25 at 10 p.m. ET. The hourlong show stars … Continue reading

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Understanding Genetic Synergy in Cleft Palate

[Source: Medical News Today] Like all of the individual elements of fetal development, palate growth is a marvel of nature. In part of this process, ledges of tissue on the sides of the face grow downwards on each side of … Continue reading

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Chances to Treat Childhood Dementia

[Source:  Medical X-Press] Although dementia is most often seen in adults, childhood or adolescent dementia does occur. A team of researchers from the University of Würzburg believes that established therapeutic drugs might be effective against childhood dementia. Childhood dementia is an inherited … Continue reading

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Autism Corner: Designing Positive Behavior Support Plans for Learners on the Autism Spectrum

[Source:  Best Practice Autism] he problem behaviors of children on the autism spectrum are among the most challenging and stressful issues faced by schools and parents. The current best practice in treating and preventing unwanted or challenging behaviors utilizes the … Continue reading

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A Child’s Loss of a Father Can Be Observed at the Cellular Level

[Source:  Medical X-Press] The absence of a father—due to incarceration, death, separation or divorce—has adverse physical and behavioral consequences for a growing child. But little is known about the biological processes that underlie this link between father loss and child … Continue reading

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