Tag Archives: Autism

Severe Morning Sickness May Be Risk Factor for Autism

[Source:  Psych Central] A new study discovers children whose mothers had a severe form of a morning sickness during pregnancy were 53 percent more likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Kaiser Permanente researchers said the condition, known as hyperemesis gravidarum, … Continue reading


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Handwriting and Autism

[Source:  Your Therapy Source] Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders published research on handwriting and autism.  The researchers investigated whether handwriting skills in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are related to visual perception, motor coordination, visual-motor integration, and executive functions. Previous … Continue reading


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Trump Signs Autism Act

[Source: Disability Scoop] With little time to spare, President Donald Trump approved an extension of the nation’s primary autism law, authorizing $1.8 billion in spending on the developmental disorder in the coming years. Trump signed the Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, … Continue reading


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Autism Corner: Tips for Enjoying an Autism-Friendly Halloween

[Source:  ABA Learning Lab] Halloween is upon us, and that means most kids (and some adults) are eagerly anticipating dressing up in their favorite costume and enjoying the spoils of trick-or-treating.  We grab our biggest pillowcases, our parents make sure … Continue reading


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Autism Insurance Coverage Now Required In All 50 States

[Source: Disability Scoop] After officials in the last holdout state enacted a new rule, all 50 states and Washington, D.C. have mandates that require some level of insurance coverage for the treatment of autism. The Tennessee Department of Commerce and … Continue reading


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