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Pregnancy Spacing And Autism

Data review can’t prove cause-and-effect, but suggests that ideal spacing between children is 2 to 5 years By Maureen Salamon HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Spacing pregnancies in close succession may increase… Continue reading

World Autism Week: Starting an autism revolution

World Autism Week

There is wide variety, and differing levels, of severity of symptoms found in children with autism. Picture: Carol Guzy Cape Town – Autism is not a disability – it’s merely a “different operating system”.

For years,… Continue reading

Understanding autism

Understanding Autism

When you think of autism, you probably think of Dustin Hoffman in Rain Man, playing an autistic savant who struggles to communicate on a social level, but is brilliant with numbers.

In reality, this depicts only a… Continue reading

Autism Research Lacks Cultural And Ethnic Diversity

Autism Research & Cultural Diversity

Autism can affect individuals from all sorts of different backgrounds, but a new study suggests those from ethnically and culturally diverse families are not well represented in autism research.

Instead, behavioral interventions and treatment programs… Continue reading