Chromosome Microarrays Proving to be a Hit in the Early Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Chromosome Microarrays Proving to be a Hit in the Early Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder
Wellesley, Mass. (PRWEB) April 29, 2015 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), in 2013 the global markets were valued at approximately $ 346.2 million. The global therapeutics market for ASD accrued $ 305 million in 2013, while the global diagnostics market accrued $ 41.2 million. In 2014, the ...

Autism Awareness Month Brings Announcement of Superior Science Converging in Chicago

Autism Awareness Month Brings Announcement of Superior Science Converging in Chicago
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 06, 2015 AutismOne: The Cutting-Edge Autism Conference® and Focus for Health are hosting a major Chicago conference that offers excellent scientific information courtesy of the Children’s Medical Safety Research Institute. In this conference of over 150 presenters, including international scientists from Italy, France, England, Canada, Belgium, and more, the ...

Autism Health Insurance Legislation Gains Public Support

Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 10, 2015 North Carolina businesses and organizations that serve the autism community publicly stated their support today for Senate Bill 676, legislation to bring autism insurance coverage to the state. The bill, “Autism Health Insurance Coverage,” was introduced in the NC Senate on March 26 by Sens. Tom Apodaca and Joyce ...

Temple Grandin Discusses Teen Years, Anxiety and Employment on Autism Live

Temple Grandin Discusses Teen Years, Anxiety and Employment on Autism Live
Los Angeles (PRWEB) March 13, 2015 Temple Grandin, an award-winning author and public speaker who has autism spectrum disorder (ASD), appeared on Autism Live to talk with host Shannon Penrod about teen years, coping with anxiety and the importance of employment for individuals with ASD. Grandin also shared her thoughts on the minds of individuals ...

Autism Speaks, The Home Depot and Philips Team Up to Shine a Light on World Autism Awareness Day

Autism Speaks, The Home Depot and Philips Team Up to Shine a Light on World Autism Awareness Day
NEW YORK, N.Y. (PRWEB) March 10, 2015 Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, is partnering with The Home Depot and Philips to shine a light on autism during Autism Awareness Month in April. Thousands of landmarks, buildings and homes will be bathed in blue light on April 2, World Autism Awareness ...

New Research Shows Music Listening Therapy Can Help People with Autism Spectrum Disorders

New Research Shows Music Listening Therapy Can Help People with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Ogden, Utah (PRWEB) January 29, 2015 Sensory processing disorder (SPD), defined by the study as an inability to process “incoming sensory stimuli, determine its meaning, and generate a response consistent with the context,” is a common component of ASD. In addition, sensory over-responsivity (SOR) is a subtype of SPD that makes it difficult for a ...

Autism Speaks Funds Development of Powerful Communication App: InnerVoice

Autism Speaks Funds Development of Powerful Communication App: InnerVoice
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 13, 2015 InnerVoice is a break-through communication app that is making a difference for people on the autism spectrum. With InnerVoiceFree, you get all these impressive features: The ability to add one 3D animated avatar from your camera or photo gallery An easy-to-use edit mode creates personalized avatars ...

AutismOne and Focus Autism Collaborate on Scientific Conference; International Group of Researchers to Present in Chicago, May 2015

AutismOne and Focus Autism Collaborate on Scientific Conference; International Group of Researchers to Present in Chicago, May 2015
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 15, 2014 At the leading, long-established event of the autism advocacy arena, the organizations AutismOne and Focus Autism will welcome scientists from multiple countries who will enlighten attendees with research on the effects of toxins to children’s health, as well as present objective laboratory testing and intervention information. Luminaries ...

UC Davis Study Finds Preeclampsia During Mother’s Pregnancy Associated with Greater Autism Risk

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (PRWEB) December 08, 2014 Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) were more than twice as likely to have been exposed in utero to preeclampsia, and the likelihood of an autism diagnosis was even greater if the mother experienced more severe disease, a large study by researchers with the UC Davis MIND Institute has ...

Mount Sinai Researchers Find that Changes in Scores of Genes Contribute to Autism Risk

New York, NY (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Small differences in as many as a thousand genes contribute to risk for autism, according to a study led by Mount Sinai researchers and the Autism Sequencing Consortium (ASC), and published today in the journal Nature. The new study examined data on several types of rare, genetic ...