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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 #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 top read news for #Pregnancy: Don’t be ashamed to receive an epidural during childbirth. Here’s why: Establishing epidural anesthesia as a natural form of birth is a job that we, as health care providers have to take. It is dangerous to assume something is unnatural, as it sets the precedent for something that…

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Here are the top read news for #autism:   The most promising areas of autism research: Researchers have been making tremendous progress in their efforts to understand the causes of autism, as well as which interventions may be most effective to help children with the disorder thrive. Read more   Some Doctors Still Dismiss Parents’ Concerns…