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Singer Susan Boyle has been diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, a mild form of autism, the U.K.'s Guardian reports.
A paper published in the Christmas edition of the BMJ asks why so many people follow medical advice from celebrities when so much of it is ill-informed and some of it is potentially harmful.
Does autism run in families? Can children with autism grow up to live independently? These questions were part of a survey that tested University of California, Riverside faculty and students' knowledge of autism spectrum disorder to help guide the support of these students through their college years.
The incidence of autism spectrum disorder is higher among Somali children in Minneapolis than the city's children as a whole and it appears to affect them more severely, University of Minnesota researchers said Monday, validating the suspicions of many parents in the city's large East African community.
Vaccinations are created to help people develop immunity to disease, right? So why are more and more families reaching out and saying that vaccines are giving their children neurological damage and autism? While investigating the vaccine industry, one might ask, "Are vaccines really keeping people immune from diseases, or are they actually inducing ... (more)
Sixty. The number 60 doesn't represent my IQ . Sixty however does represent the number of seconds in a minute, and the number of minutes in an hour.
Opinions about the dangers of vaccination are unfounded - the Ministry of Health of Armenia December 14, 18:47 Opinions about the dangers of vaccination are unfounded, because till now only their efficiency has been proven scientifically.
Last week singer Susan Boyle revealed that she was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome.
A story last week that appeared in the newspaper gave new meaning to the idiom “marching to the beat of a different drummer.” The story, “Gift of music best medicine,” detailed the generosity of Larry's Music Center in Carmichaels, whose owner, Larry Dukate, donated a drum set to an 8-year-old girl with Asperger ... (more)
Saturday, when Miss Montana Alexis Wineman takes the stage, her story will be unlike any other.
Jackie McMillan was born with constant colic. When her teeth came in, she chewed constantly, eating her dolls, baby blanket and the vinyl piping off kitchen chairs and car seats.
Mayor Bloomberg on Friday defended the new city mandate that kids under five who attend pre-school or daycare get annual flu shots -- a rule critics say is just another nanny-state move by Hizzoner.
He pointed out two parts to learning, knowledge and intelligence. Knowledge is equivalent to data storage, or the accumulated facts that someone has learned over time.
The Arc of Alamance County serves and advocates for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and their families.