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Research for Autism and 4E-BP2

List of Research for 4E-BP2 and Autism

Autism Symptoms: 4E-BP2 2013 Research →Autism-Related Deficits Via Dysregulated eIF4E-Dependent Translational Control A mouse-model study Researchers examined the effect of knocking out the gene encoding 4E-BP2 […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

Screenshot of Counting Basketballs from Toddler Counting iPad App

iPad App Review: Toddler Counting

Check out this iPad app that will help your child with autism learn to count.  Toddler Counting is a simple, yet efficient app that teaches numbers and counting.  Utilizing a large variety of objects, this iPad app will entertain your child while teaching them to count.  It’s interactive nature helps reinforce the child’s action, thus accelerating […]

Autism Blogs

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Autism Blog Review: Autism Blogs Directory

Are you tired of performing countless Google searches trying to find autism-related blogs?  Autism Blogs Directory makes it easy to find what you are looking for.  The blog is designed using RSS feeds which are constantly updated as autism bloggers post their experiences to the internet, making it easy to stay up to date on […]

Review of an Autism Blog

Autism Blog Review: The Autism Retort

Looking for a complete listing of autism blogs?  The Autism Retort provides an impressive alphabetical listing of autism-related blogs and provides the latest autism news. The Autism Retort also provides a feed of the 25 most recent posts from the autism blogging community.  This is a well-designed site that makes it easy to find the […]

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 […]