New Approach To Autism
Nirasha Dhaniram, far right, has taken her multi-disciplinary approach to her school for autism. Nirasha Dhaniram, far right, has taken her multi-disciplinary approach to her school for autism.
Neuroplasticity is at the heart of one… Continue reading
Autism Awareness Event
Caz Collins, Kathrin Magon and Sindhuja Jagunandan from Breakthrough Interventions will be among a group of 50 taking part in the Discovery East Coast Radio Big Walk.
STAFF, parents and children from Breakthrough Interventions will participate in… Continue reading
A poem by a 10-year-old boy with Apsperger Syndrome (Down Syndrome)
Among other things, he writes: “I am strange. I am new. I imagine you are too.” PHOTO: Pexels A poem by a 10-year-old boy with Apsperger Syndrome (Down Syndrome)… Continue reading
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
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
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
Down Syndrome Calender
A new calendar featuring two babies with Down syndrome is creating quite a stir. Miracle in Progress, a pregnancy and scanning clinic in Leicestershire, England, recruited babies Eliza, 8 months, and Jorja, 14 months, along with their… Continue reading
Tests Showing Down Syndrome
It’s common knowledge within the pro-life movement that unborn babies with Down syndrome and other disorders are routinely targeted for abortion. Studies have found about 90 percent of unborn babies who test positive for Down syndrome… Continue reading
What is Down Syndrome?
In every cell in the human body there is a nucleus, where genetic material is stored in genes. Genes carry the codes responsible for all of our inherited traits and are grouped along rod-like structures called… Continue reading
Down Syndrome – Lessons I Have Learnt
Stereotypes never seemed to be an issue for me, that is until my daughter who was born with Down syndrome. She was given only a 60% chance to survive in-utero, … Continue reading