Video showed a student with autism being dragged through school

A tragic story that I found on The Washington Post Video showed a student with autism being dragged through school. A teacher was charged with assault. A special-education teacher emerged from a classroom, dragging a student with autism through the hallways of an elementary school in Kentucky. After a moment, the teacher, whom authorities later

Could A Simple Microbial-Based Therapy Be The Treatment for Autism?

Despite positive results, there is a long road ahead for Microbial-based treatment, and experts urge caution until clinical trials have been completed! Researchers at the Baylor College of Medicine have successfully reversed social deficits associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in mice using a bacterial-based therapy. The unconventional approach has a widespread potential for the

Companies Are Removing Barriers for Young Adults with Autism

Having autism may have been a barrier for many people looking to enter the job market, but no more! According to Integrate Autism Employment Advisors, over eighty-five percent of college graduates with autism are out of work. While popular television shows such as the Good Doctor may paint a much brighter picture of autism and

Children with Autism Face Higher Risks Of Developing Obesity

A new study has found that children with autism are more likely to develop childhood obesity A new study by the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, the University of Pennsylvania, Thomas Jefferson University and five other research centers have found that children with autism and other developmental disorders are much more likely to be overweight or

New Research Has Show That Pesticides Could Be Linked To Autism

Recent research published in the American Journal of Psychiatry has found a distinct link between autism and pesticides. Recently published in the American Journal of Psychiatry, research into pesticides and autism has found that there could be a dangerous link between the two. The study focused on one particular pesticide, dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane, or DDT. The pesticide