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List of Research for Vitamin A for Autism

2002 Research →Autism, an Extreme Challenge to Integrative Medicine. Part 2: Medical Management A review article See section on vitamin A which focuses on previous […]

Autism Signs and Symptoms

Autism Symptoms: List of Research for Amyloid β and Autism

List of Research for Amyloid β (Aβ) and Autism

Autism Symptoms: Amyloid β (Aβ) 2014 Research →Altered Expression of Alzheimer’s Disease-Related Genes in the Cerebellum of Autistic Patients: A Model for Disrupted Brain Connectome […]

6-Sulfatoxymelatonin and Autism

List of Research for 6-Sulfatoxymelatonin and Autism

Autism Symptoms: 6-Sulfatoxymelatonin 2013 Research →Presence of Autism, Hyperserotonemia, and Severe Expressive Language Impairment in Williams-Beuren Syndrome Included 2 patients with Williams-Beuren Syndrome and severe […]

Autism Genetics

A2BP1 Gene and Autism

Autism Genetics: The A2BP1 Gene

Autism and the A2BP1 Gene A2BP1 Gene Background Info Where is the A2BP1 gene located? The A2BP1 gene is located on chromosome 16 What does […]

Resources for Understanding the Genetics of Autism

Resources for Understanding the Genetics of Autism

Resources for Understanding Autism Genetics Alleles Wikipedia: Allele Encyclopedia Britannica: Allele Scitable by Nature: Allele Chromosomes Genetics Home Reference (U.S. National Library of Medicine): What […]

Autism Treatments

Autism & the iPad

Screenshot of Little Patterns-Animals iPad App

iPad App Review: Little Patterns-Animals

Little Patterns-Animals is an app that brings a set of applied behavior analysis (ABA) goals to the iPad.  The interactive nature of the iPad may help children with autism learn and master ABA goals dealing with pattern recognition and pattern completion more quickly than traditional methods.  The efficient design of Little Patterns-Animals allows even young users the […]

Milo Acts Out Verb in iPad App

iPad App Review: Speech with Milo: Verbs

Speech with Milo: Verbs is an excellent way to help your special needs child learn action words.  The iPad app features over 95 common verbs.  The meaning of the verb is taught through a little mouse named Milo who acts out each verb.  Using simple animations, Milo the mouse is able to reinforce the meaning […]

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iPad App Review: iWriteWords

Handwriting and fine motors skills can be difficult for many children with autism.  iWriteWords is a superbly designed iPad app that helps children learn to recognize and write letters and numbers.  Best of all, it does so in a manner that prevents bad handwriting habits from forming while simultaneously engaging the child’s attention.  iWriteWords may […]

Autism Blogs

"Fixing" Autism by Lou's Land Receives the Outstanding Video Blog Post Award

Outstanding Autism Video Blog Post: “Fixing” Autism

  Silence can often be more powerful than spoken words!  It forces the listener to formulate his or her own thoughts rather than draw from the tone and inflection of the speaker.  Sometimes words are just a distraction that diminish the impact of a message.  A recent video blog by Lou’s Land illustrates this idea perfectly. The video […]

Review of Life with Max Autism Blog

Autism Blog Review: Life with Max

Autism often brings out the best in people.  Although autism can be a hard and difficult road, those that travel the road often find themselves better able to help other people.  The autism blog called Life with Max is a perfect example of this.  Life with Max tells about a mother’s determination to understand her […]

List of Highlighted Autism Blog Posts

Outstanding Autism Blog Post: A Hair-Dryer Kid in a Toaster-Brained World

Few autism blog posts exist that explain the differences between a typical child and an autistic child in a powerful, succinct, and uplifting way. The autism blogging world is filled with many gifted writers.  Hours and hours could be spent reading the varied experiences of families affected by autism on the multitude of autism blogs […]