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A Beaverton man whose adult son has Asperger's syndrome has self-published a book he hopes will help other parents whose children are on the autism spectrum.
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I am sure there would be many people who like me wish they could read the minds of other people.
The autism community is a fractious bunch. We argue over the causes of autism, the best treatments, or even if it should be treated at all.
SAP will provide job coaches to act as mediators between autistic workers and their colleagues.
German software company SAP is looking to recruit people with autism as programmers and product testers, drawing on skills that can include a close attention to detail and an ability to solve complex problems.
Great Britain is in the midst of a measles epidemic, one that public health officials say is the result of parents refusing to vaccinate their children after a safety scare that was later proved to be fraudulent.
The Associated Press in the United States has picked up on a media story from the United Kingdom that blames Dr.
Early human development , Vol. 77, No. 1-2. , pp. 23-28, doi:10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2003.12.002 The ratio of 2nd to 4th digit length is sexually dimorphic and is thought to be fixed early in development.
It has been suggested that autism may arise as the result of exposure to high concentrations of prenatal testosterone.
He knew that being honest would force him to come to terms with the death of his daughter.
Autism is now the second most commonly diagnosed serious developmental disability, and the number of children identified as autistic continues to grow.
More than a decade ago, British parents refused to give measles shots to at least a million children because of now discredited research that linked the vaccine to autism.
As the American Psychiatric Association unveiled last week the latest edition of what is considered the "bible" of modern psychiatry, the uproar over its many changes continues.
The $25 million revision happens only once in a generation and comes after nearly two decades of debate, deliberation and change in clinical practice.
The field of mental health will face its greatest upset in years on Saturday with the publication of the long-awaited and deeply-controversial US manual for diagnosing mental disorders.