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Autism Signs and Symptoms

25-Hydroxyvitamin D as an Autism Risk Factor

List of Research for 25-Hydroxyvitamin D and Autism

Autism Symptoms: 25-Hydroxyvitamin D 2014 Research →Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Levels in Chinese Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders Evaluated the levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D in Chinese children with ASD […]

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

Expedition with Plurals iPad App

iPad App Review: Expedition with Plurals

Learning to distinguish between the singular and plural forms of words can be challenging for children with autism.  Expedition with Plurals is a new iPad app that may help children learn to use the plural forms of words.  The app is designed to be used by speech pathologists, parents, and teachers to help children learn […]

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 […]

Detailed Review of Bugs and Buttons App for the iPad

iPad App Review: Bugs and Buttons

Tired of paying $3 for an iPad app that just isn’t worth the price?  Then take a look at Bugs and Buttons!  This completely unique iPad app includes 18 original games/activities that make learning fun and entertaining.  Bugs and Buttons comes packed with games that help develop hand-eye coordination and problem solving skills.  It also […]

Autism Blogs

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]