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Here are the top read news for #Autism: For children with autism, the holidays take planning and communication: “The holidays often mean family gatherings, new situations, music, noise and lights, and this can be overwhelming for anyone, especially a child with autism spectrum disorder,” said Dr. Jack Dempsey, assistant professor of pediatrics at Baylor College…

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Here are the top read news for #VitaminD: Newborns with low levels of vitamin D may more likely develop multiple sclerosis in later life: Babies born with low levels of vitamin D may be more likely to develop multiple sclerosis (MS) later in life than babies with higher levels of vitamin D, according to a…

Top News: #Autism

Here are the top read news for #Autism: Toddlers with autism don’t avoid eye contact, but do miss its significance: A new study conducted by researchers at Marcus Autism Center, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, and Emory University School of Medicine helps put to rest a longstanding controversy and question about children with autism spectrum disorder.…

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Here are the top read news for #Autism: Cautionary tale of 4-year-old autistic boy rushed to ER after treatment with supplements: The mother confessed a few days after his admission to the hospital that she had been giving him 12 different holistic supplements recommended by a naturopath for his autism. These included: vitamin D, calcium magnesium…

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Here are the top read news for #Pregnancy: Let’s Take A Look At That Autism-Ultrasound Link: Ultrasounds have not been shown to cause autism. First, this is a mathematical link. This paper, by Sarah Jane Webb and colleagues and published in Autism Research, does not show that ultrasounds cause autism.This paper’s findings relate only to…

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Here are the top read news for #Autism: Cognitive Behavior Therapy Could be Key for Children with Autism Getting Enough Sleep: “Sleep problems for any child, but especially children with ASD, may cause issues in behavior and mood as well as impact learning abilities,” said Christina McCrae, professor of health psychology in the School of…

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Here are the top read news for #Autism: Do Alternative Treatments for Autism Work?: The treatments range from special diets and supplements — two of the most frequently tried interventions — to music or animal therapy. But parents have little guidance from medical science, because the evidence for alternatives is thin, if it exists at all:…