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Autism and the Hindbrain (Rhombencephalon)

Autism and the Brain: Hindbrain

Autism and the Hindbrain (Rhombencephalon) More information coming soon! Regions of the Hindbrain (Rhombencephalon): Myelencephalon Metencephalon   Additional Resources: More Info on Autism and the […]

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 […]

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Autism & the iPad

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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 […]

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 […]

AlphaTots iPad App Review

iPad App Review: AlphaTots

Is it challenging to help your child with autism learn the letters and sounds of the alphabet?  Then take a look at AlphaTots for the iPad!  AlphaTots is a creative and beautifully designed app to help children learn the alphabet in a fun and interactive way.  Each letter is reinforced by an entertaining activity.  AlphaTots […]

Autism Blogs

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 […]

"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 […]

Autism Blogs, Autism Blog, Autism Blog Directory

Autism Blogs

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