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Autism Videos

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

Some interesting videos to watch. video.search.yahoo.com/search/video?p=autism+videos nadia shanab

The 16 th Annual Paraeducators Conference (April 10-12)

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

For paraeducators who wish to learn more, here are the classes and workshops offered in this conference: members.csea.com/cseaMail/attmentuploads/cml_1212_1.pdf The 16th Annual Paraeducator Conference is coming up April 10-12, 2013 at the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, California. Attached is a registration brochure offering a tentative list of classes available to attendees. While this cutting-edge conference has always

Some Temple Grandin Videos

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

Watch some short interview videos with Temple Grandin here: www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLzpc1lUvttW_tBQV3u_wthGs6MCNgFvov&feature=view_all nadia shanab

Reminder: Temple Grandin Today on A Show

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

Watch and Ask Temple Grandin today in the interactive show on autism-live.com Read more about the show here: autism-tips.com/?p=1668 nadia shanab

“Infants’ Inattentiveness Might Signal Later Autism”

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

A study at Yale School of medicine found that infants who paid less attention to people’s overtures and social activities may be diagnosed with autism later. The eye movements were tracked while watching a video of a woman doing everyday things, such as making a sandwich, looking at toys, or speaking. Children later diagnosed with

Music Therapy Improves Behavior in Children with Autism

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

A paper in the Pertanika Journal reports the positive effect of music therapy on behavior in children with autism, and in particular on the inattentive behavior. The paper reports that a weekly one-hour music therapy can have a positive effect on the behavior of children with autism. It was also mentioned that: “music and movement

Why Are Girls Less Likely to Be Autistic?

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

Boys are 4 to 5 times likely to be diagnosed with autism than girls are. Why? Maybe because of their camouflaged symptoms? Or maybe because her biology (by nature) protects her from developing autism? Researchers always wondered. A new study lead by researchers at Harvard Medical School supports the idea of a “female protective effect“.

A Brain Marker of Autism Risk is Flagged by Ultrasound

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

At Mitchigan State University, researchers have found that newborns with low-birth weight are seven times more likely to be diagnosed with autism later in childhood, if ultrasound right after birth showed enlarged ventricles (brain cavities holding spinal fluid). This finding may lead to early detection of autism. The early detection will allow early intervention before

Ask Temple Grandin on Monday’s Show March 4, 2013

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

You may submit your questions to Temple Grandin durning the INTERACTIVE show on autism-live.com on Monday, March 4, 2013. Mark the date. Read more about the show here: autism-tips.com/?p=1668 nadia shanab

Temple Grandin to Appear in A Show March 4

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

Temple Grandin, the most famous and accomplished autistic adult of our time, will appear in the interactive show: autism-live.com on March 4 th. Please mark the date. To find more details about the show click here: news.yahoo.com/celebrated-author-temple-grandin-appear-autism-live-com-231631419.html Also read my article: autism-tips.com/?p=257 nadia shanab