New Canadian research suggests kids with autism are as unique as snowflakes.
Even in families where more than one sibling is autistic, the underlying genetics of the condition can be very different. Alexey Kljatov
Autism remains a mysterious condition in many ways… even to those who study it closely. Now some surprising new research from here in Canada may have unlocked new clues by focusing on autistic siblings, who manifest the condition in very different ways.
When the airlines tell us to put on our own oxygen masks first, it is because they know that our children will not be okay unless we are.
When you became a parent, you began living for someone else. Your drive to protect your child began to override your desire to meet your own needs. But if your goal is to build a happy person who is prepared to thrive through good times and bad, you must care for yourself with the same degree of intensity with which you protect and nurture your child.
A spit test may one day be able to diagnose autism according to researchers at Clarkson University and the State University of New York at Plattsburgh.
Scientists at the universities have published the first study showing that children with autism spectrum disorder have differences in protein levels in their saliva when compared to typically developing children. The study appeared in the Jan. 27 issue of the journal Autism Research.