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Two-Minute Imaging Test for Autism in the Works

[Source:  Psych Central] Scientists have developed a brain-imaging technique that may be able to detect autism spectrum disorder in only two minutes, according to new research published in the journal Clinical Psychological Science. The scanning procedure, which reveals the brain’s response … Continue reading

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Handwriting Size and Children with Autism

[Source:  Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders via Your Therapy Source] Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders published a study of  26 boys with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and 17 typically developing children and their ability to regulate the size and consistency of fundamental … Continue reading

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In Practice, IDEA Remedies May Not Be Available To All

[Source:  Disability Scoop] Family income appears to be a major factor influencing whether parents will seek mediation or due process in special education disputes with their child’s school district. A nationwide survey of over 500 parents with children on the … Continue reading

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Mounting Research Shows Gut-Brain Connection

Editor’s Note:  Finally! [Source:  Psych Central] Over the past decade, numerous studies have linked the gut microbiome to a range of behaviors and body functions, such as appetite, cravings, mood, and emotion. The gut appears to help maintain brain function … Continue reading

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Study Identifies Part of Brain Key to Controlling Attention

[Source:  Medical News Today] A team from McGill University in Canada have reported that a network of neurons located in the lateral prefrontal cortex (LPFC) work together to filter visual information to enable focus while ignoring distractions. Their work, published in Neuron, … Continue reading

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