Barb Rentenbach’s funny, poignant and beautiful must-read book, I Might Be You: An Exploration of Autism and Connection, is now available as an audiobook.
Mother of son with Asperger’s wants employers to be more inclusive to people with autism.
Justice Minister Darin King says a derogatory comment made by a corrections officer at the St. John’s lockup in 2009 about an autistic teenager was unacceptable.
A new study published in the March issue of Autism Research from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Le Bonheur researchers is making the genetic connections between autism and Chromosome 15q Duplication Syndrome (Dup15q).
Maternal inflammation during early pregnancy may be related to an increased risk of autism in children, according to new findings supported by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of Health. Researchers found this in children of mothers with elevated C-reactive protein (CRP), a well-established marker of systemic inflammation.
To improve their ability to treat autism, researchers are working to identify symptoms of the condition in infants as young as 6 months old.
To many, Temple Grandin is the public face of autism. A professor of animal science at Colorado State University, Grandin’s story has significantly increased autism awareness around the world, and has increased society’s appreciation of the unique and positive characteristics of the autistic mind. Therefore, it is with immense respect, enthusiasm, and attention to detail that I read her new book The Autistic Brain. Unfortunately, I was left feeling deeply frustrated by a book that felt to me…
A free iPad game is giving the medical fraternity something to think about as it delivers fresh observations about children with Autism and Asperger Syndrome.
It’s official. According to a press release, today April 22nd, Moleculera Lab’s website will be live, to start sharing information about testing for Pandas/Pans. I have been writing about PANDAS and PANS for the past few years as they seem related to Autism, and for many of our children, much suffering.
In 2008, Michael Bucci went into Walmart in Checotah, walked to an empty aisle and shot himself to death. Now, his mother, Diane Bucci, is sharing the often humorous and always bittersweet story of her autistic son Mikey in her new book, “The Return of Mikey.”