Not-Autism.org | Helping Children with Autism, NIDS, PDD, ADHD, ADD http://www.not-autism.org Wed, 13 May 2009 18:22:45 +0000 http://backend.userland.com/rss092 en Autism News: Learning with Autism and Inclusive Education Learning with Autism By Jillian Badanes - The Washington Times As a toddler, Ben Adams, now 5, would hide from his family, refusing to be touched - even by his mother. At 18 months, he had not yet spoken his first word. Just before his second birthday, doctors diagnosed him with autism, ... http://www.not-autism.org/autism-news-learning-with-autism-and-inclusive-education.php Autism News and Autism Research: Kids CAN Recover From Autism Research Suggests Kids Can Recover From Autism Chicago (AP) - A small but provocative study suggests that at least 10 percent of children with autism overcome the disorder by age 9 — most of them after undergoing years of intensive behavioral therapy. Skeptics question the phenomenon, but University of Connecticut psychology professor ... http://www.not-autism.org/autism-news-and-autism-research-kids-can-recover-from-autism.php Autism News: Twelvefold Increase of Autism in California Autism in California increases twelvefold By Sandy Kleffman Contra Costa Times California saw a twelvefold increase during the past two decades in the number of autistic people who are receiving services through regional centers, a new state study reveals. The dramatic rise in autism has broad implications for California families, taxpayers and social service ... http://www.not-autism.org/autism-news-twelvefold-increase-of-autism-in-california.php Autism News: Larger Amygdala in Toddlers With Autism Toddler brain difference linked to autism Story Highlights Study: The amygdala in toddlers with autism is 13 percent larger than unaffected kids Size of brain area linked to ability to process faces as friend or foe Autism is believed to affect as many as 1 in 150 children University of North Carolina researchers hope findings ... http://www.not-autism.org/autism-news-larger-amygdala-in-toddlers-with-autism.php Autism Research: Brains Need Rhythms It is said that each of us marches to the beat of a different drum, but new Stanford University research suggests that brain cells need to follow specific rhythms that must be kept for proper brain functioning. These rhythms don't appear to be working correctly in such diseases as schizophrenia ... http://www.not-autism.org/autism-research-brains-need-rhythms.php Autism Research: Using Lupron to Regulate Testoterone Levels in Autism Doctors stand by research to treat autism By STEPHEN DAILY For the Courier-Post Lisa McLaughlin drove six hours from her home in Fredericksburg, Va., to Cherry Hill to learn more about the devastating disorder that has affected most of her adult life. McLaughlin's 5-year-old son, Christopher, has autism and her ... http://www.not-autism.org/autism-research-using-lupron-to-regulate-testoterone-levels-in-autism.php Autism News: Kids with Autism at Risk for Poor Nutrition Lack of Food Variety Puts Kids with Autism at Risk for Poor Nutrition Newswise — The strong preference kids with autism have for certain foods places them at risk for nutritional deficiencies because their diets lack sufficient variety, according to research from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center at this year’s Pediatric ... http://www.not-autism.org/autism-news-kids-with-autism-at-risk-for-poor-nutrition.php Autism Research: First Signs of Autism Apparent in Infancy Researchers Find First Signs of Autism Even in Infancy By Claudia Wallis - TIME Show the average 14-month-old baby a sealed jar of cookies, and you get some pretty predictable behavior. The child will reach for the treats and, when thwarted, look beseechingly at the nearest adult. The request for help — ... http://www.not-autism.org/autism-research-first-signs-of-autism-apparent-in-infancy.php Autism News: Genetic Links to Autism May Improve Diagnosis and Treatment Genetic Links Found to Autism May Improve Diagnosis and Treatment By Allie Montgomery Autism has always been a mysterious disease with very few methods of treatment, but now there may be new clues. Researchers have found some genetic variations that are significantly more common in patients that have autism. This could improve ... http://www.not-autism.org/autism-news-genetic-links-to-autism-may-improve-diagnosis-and-treatment.php Autism News: Early Intervention Saves Money Long Term Early autism intervention makes dollars and sense By William Frea With one in 150 children today diagnosed with autism, the debate rages on over what is the best treatment for this condition, and - just as importantly - who will pay for it. In the wake of Autism Awareness Month in April, we ... http://www.not-autism.org/autism-news-early-intervention-saves-money-long-term.php