Tag Archives: 7 September 2012

Nutritional Supplement Offers Promise in Treatment of Unique Form of Autism

[Source:  Science Daily] An international team of researchers, led by scientists at the University of California, San Diego and Yale University schools of medicine, have identified a form of autism with epilepsy that may potentially be treatable with a common … Continue reading


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Therapy Resource of the Week: The REAL Project

Editor’s Note:  This blog entry started as a ‘news’ post.  The more I read about the Raising Early Achievement in Literacy (REAL) Project, the more I realized that this is an excellent resource worth sharing with our pediatric and school … Continue reading


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Education Department Gears Up to Oversee NCLB Waivers

[Source:  Education Week] Now that more than half the country is operating with waivers of key mandates of the federal No Child Left Behind Act, the U.S. Department of Education must turn to overseeing a hodgepodge of 34 different state … Continue reading


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Autism and Bullying Study in the News – Time Magazine Article

[Source:  Time Magazine] Bullying can lead to depression, low grades, behavioral problems and even physical illness because of the stress it causes — and kids with autism may be suffering the brunt of the harm A new study finds that … Continue reading


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Scientists Design Molecule That Reverses Some Fragile X Syndrome Defects

[Source:  Science Daily] Scientists on the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have designed a compound that shows promise as a potential therapy for one of the diseases closely linked to fragile X syndrome, a genetic condition that causes … Continue reading


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