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Congregation Beth Israel of Scotch Plains, Temple Sholom of Scotch Plains and Temple Beth-El Mekor Chayim of Cranford have joined together to create a new Jewish youth group, Kids Connect, for children with autism spectrum disorders.
Caregivers of children with autism spectrum disorder face a number of significant challenges.
Waukesha Pewaukee, WI The Waukesha Pewaukee Convention and Visitor Bureau is pleased to welcome the Autism Society of Southeastern Wisconsin, Inc, gathering at the Country Springs Hotel on February 10th, 2014.
Johns Hopkins researchers report that fetal mice - especially males - show signs of brain damage that lasts into their adulthood when they are exposed in the womb to a maternal immune system kicked into high gear by a serious infection or other malady.
A team of researchers has found a clue as to why muscles weaken with age. The team observed a change in homeostatic set points in neuromuscular junction synapses of aged fruit flies.
"Very little information exists on the health and well-being of children who become blind during childhood," Ms Crewe says.
The steps taken to ensure acceptable data quality across all scans and data quality matching between groups.
A 3D-pinted android robot by a University of Lincoln research team, which will collate data on how humans interact with it.
A woman from Wheatley, Halifax, has been shortlisted for a national award in recognition of 37 years working in the field of autism care.
WAM Dubai, 7th Feb. 2014 - Experts in speech and language pathology from the US and professionals in the field of special education will come together for the Fifth Annual Autism Around The World Conference 2014 to address issues faced by people affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders .
A drug aimed at eliminating symptoms in people with certain forms of autism is in the early stages of work, and animal studies show promise, researchers report.
A drug given to pregnant mice with models of autism prevents autistic behavior in their offspring, according to a new study reported Friday in the journal Science .
Rita Rapley wiped tears from her eyes and hugged her son Luke tightly as she watched politicians from all sides mark the start of construction of the region's first inclusive public playground yesterday.
A generic blood pressure drug could prevent hyperactive brain cell firing associated with early stages of autism spectrum disorder, according to a new study.
This past Sunday, we witnessed what was either a charming portrayal of the broad multicultural landscape that is America, or the most shocking betrayal of American values by an American cultural icon that we've ever witnessed.
Dr. Raphael Bernier from the Autism Center at Seattle Children's Hospital explains how oxytocin may help children with autism regulate social behavior.
Calix -Yes, I'm talking from experience. I've been in and out of therapy. I've had the diagnosis' of depression, manic-depression and major depression.
Two 'friendly' robots, including a 3D-printed humanistic android, are helping scientists to understand how more realistic long-term relationships might be developed between humans and androids.
The Madison Project, a group that seeks to boost tea-party-aligned candidates, will endorse former Capitol Hill aide Igor Birman on Friday morning in the crowded GOP field in California's 7th District, according to a release provided first to CQ Roll Call.
Neuroscientists, professors and students participated in day one of the Default Mode Network in Aesthetics and Creativity, a two-day symposium sponsored by NYU's College of Arts and Science and Columbia's Italian Academy, on Feb. 7. Default Mode Network, the focus of the symposium, explains the brain's activities when in a wakeful resting state, ... (more)