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Snapshot | Google Alert – autism | Circa June 27, 2008

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comJun 27, 2008, 9:24 AM Google News Alert for: autism Absence of autism-linked genes disrupts sleep pattern in miceSmartBrief – Washington,DC,USAThe absence of two related genes linked to autism — fragile X mental retardation 1 gene and fragile X-related gene 2 — causes irregular, non-rhythmic …See all stories […]

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Archived | Daily Babble: Treating Autism Spectrum Disorders & Asperger’s Syndrome | Circa October 15, 2007

THE BABBLE TAKE Nobody knows for certain what causes autism; likewise, nobody knows how to cure it. There are a number of proposed treatments out there, though most are considered controversial in the medical community. These include the Feingold Diet, Secretin, a gluten and casein free diet, and administering Vitamin B6 with magnesium. While some […]

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Archived | Autism Society of America: Resources for Gulf Coast Families Affected by Autism | Circa September 11, 2008

Autism Society of America asanet@autism-society.org via bounce.convio.net  Thu, Sep 11, 2008, 2:48 PM to genevieve If you are unable to view the message below, please go to http://www.autism-society.org/site/MessageViewer/. IN THIS ISSUEASA News >>Advocacy >>Research >>Education >>Conferences >>Resources >>PROUD SPONSOR  PROUD SPONSOR     Update email preferences | Forward to a friendNEWS Resources for Gulf Coast Families Affected by Autism ASA stands ready to assist families and individuals with autism spectrum disorders in finding […]

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Trauma response: an autistic perpective / Fierce Autie

As most of you know, my childhood wasn’t a happy one. Like many undiagnosed autistics, growing up can be very traumatic when you are not understood and you are forced to mask and “become normal.” It was very true for me. I don’t remember this but at three, a family friend told me this, that […]

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Labour Party Autism / Neurodiversity Manifesto: Final Draft Version (2018) – Neurodiversity Manifesto: Labour Party Launch

The Manifesto is structured as follows: Our key principles The realities of our current situation Policies to challenge discrimination and inequality 1. Key principles Our key principles are: • The social model of disability: Disability is caused by society creating barriers to the equal participation of impaired (or neurologically different) people. • The neurodiversity approach: […]

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There’s no evidence caesarean sections cause autism or ADHD

A new study has found a link between being born by caesarean section and having a greater chance of being diagnosed with autism or ADHD. But there’s no evidence caesarean sections cause them. Source: There’s no evidence caesarean sections cause autism or ADHD

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Autism Policy and Politics: Ad Controversy (circa Tuesday, July 9, 2013)

  Tuesday, July 9, 2013 Source: Autism Policy and Politics: Ad Controversy Activism International