Social Support, Well-being, and Quality of Life Among Individuals on the Autism Spectrum | SUPPLEMENT ARTICLES | Pediatrics

Diverse theoretical perspectives 1–3 and empirical findings 4,5 reveal development as a complex interaction between nature and nurture, yet the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder is used to classify neurodevelopmental disability mainly on the basis of individual-level social dysfunction.   Self-advocates have organized the neurodiversity movement to reclaim autism as a part of identity (eg, …

Autism is not linked to eating fish in pregnacy | EurekAlert! Science News

A major study examining the fish-eating habits of pregnant women has found that they are not linked to autism or autistic traits in their children.Scientists at the University of Bristol looked at the assumption that mercury exposure during pregnancy is a major cause of autism using evidence from nearly 4,500 women who took part in …

Autism is not linked to eating fish in pregnacy: Study on the assumption that mercury exposure in pregnancy is a major cause of autism — ScienceDaily

A major study examining the fish-eating habits of pregnant women has found that they are not linked to autism or autistic traits in their children. Scientists looked at the assumption that mercury exposure during pregnancy is a major cause of autism using evidence from nearly 4,500 women who took part in the Children of the …

Treatment Advocacy Center Joins Campaign To Get Christopher Sharikas Out Of Prison Into Treatment – Pete Earley

Twenty year anniversary in prison for a crime with a recommended eleven years maximum. Sana, Christopher, and James (step father). Christopher has spent twenty years in prison for a crime with a recommended maximum eleven year sentence. He has paranoid schizophrenia.  (Update:  Just to be clear, the Treatment Advocacy Center, which encourages everyone to sign theClick …