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April 15, 2015

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Advice for a parent who hears those words, "Your Child Has Autism". Conference Preview for USAAA 2015 Conference

Four of the presenters for the 2015 USAAA World Conference July 30 - August 1 in Tucson, Arizona were interviewed at a previously held USAAA conference. Phillip C. DeMio, MD, Marlo P. Thurman, MS, Stephen M. Shore, EdD, and Theresa K. Wrangham provide insights into what to expect when you attend a US Autism & Asperger Association annual conference. visit the Conference site...

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Identifying the physiological imbalances that contribute to autism

Traditionally, the diagnosis of autism has been based on the observation of behavior, and treatment focused primarily on alleviating challenging behaviors. However, there is a very real biomedical component to the disorder in which underlying medical issues often cause or contribute to autistic behavior. read THE ARTICLE...
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Resilience: The Common Underlying Factor

When confronted with the fallout of childhood trauma, why do some children adapt and overcome, while others bear lifelong scars that flatten their potential? A growing body of evidence points to one common answer: Every child who winds up doing well has had at least one stable and committed relationship with a supportive adult. read THE ARTICLE...
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Low levels of zinc and vitamin B6 associated with anxiety and bouts of depression.

Low levels of the mineral zinc and vitamin B6 are frequently associated with a type of anxiety characterized by social anxiety, avoidance of crowds, a feeling of inner tension, and bouts of depression. People with this problem experience varying degrees of anxiety or fear, often starting in childhood, but they usually manage to cover it up and push through. read THE ARTICLE...
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