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A Lead To Reveal Causes Of Autism

A Lead To Reveal Causes Of Autism

By Nadia Shanab | autism, general advice, parenting, tips

There are so many ways to define autism, but a simple one would be : “atypical brain wiring”. For more definitions of autism read chapter one here. From the Harvard Review of Psychiatry: Some studies using Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) techniques, started to uncover what might be a cause for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The [&hellip

Hyper Connectivity in The Brain Related to Autism

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

In a new finding from Stanford University, research was done on individuals with high-functioning autism with IQ higher than 70, shows that the connecivity in the brain is high compared to their peers with typically developed brain. This finding is challenging previous belief that: individuals with autism have lower connectivity in brain regions. “Using one [&hellip

Brain Connections Differ in Kids with Autism

By Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized

A simple way to define autism is to describe it as: a different brain wiring. We have been repeating this as a metaphore or an analogy to get a better understanding of the condition. Today a research in Boston Children’s Hospital has published an amazing finding by using EEG to track the electrical cross-talk of [&hellip