Autistic people have increased incidence of neurological problems

People with autism have more brain-related health problems, such as headaches and epilepsy, than typical people do, according to a survey of twins1. The study is the first to look at associations between autism and physical health problems among twins. The study found no association between autism and other physical conditions, such as gastrointestinal problems … Continue reading Autistic people have increased incidence of neurological problems

Missing teenager with autism found safe — WCIA.com

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — A teenager with autism was found safe after he disappeared Wednesday morning. Police, firefighters and volunteers searched along Route 45 near Tolono to find him. They went to area businesses and even searched fields. The Champaign County Sheriff’s Office found him at the Illinois Terminal in Champaign. “[There was] a […]Missing … Continue reading Missing teenager with autism found safe — WCIA.com

Lucas Oil becomes certified as sensory inclusive venue — WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather | Indiana Traffic

Lucas Oil Stadium had partnered with Alabama-based nonprofit KultureCity to officially become a sensory inclusive venue. The stadium now provides sensory bags including noise canceling headphones, fidget tools, verbal cue cards, and weighted lap pads for patrons who attend a game or event and need support.Lucas Oil becomes certified as sensory inclusive venue — WISH-TV | … Continue reading Lucas Oil becomes certified as sensory inclusive venue — WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather | Indiana Traffic

Behavioral disorders in children tied to gut bacteria, study shows – KGW.com — News

HEALTH The study, out of the University of Oregon and Oregon State University, looked at 40 kids in the Pacific Northwest between the ages of 5 and 7. PORTLAND, Ore. — Behavioral disorders in children could be tied to the bacteria in their gut. That’s according to some brand new research out of the University…Behavioral disorders … Continue reading Behavioral disorders in children tied to gut bacteria, study shows – KGW.com — News

Jackson County receives grant to assist with developing Endeavor — WMBB – mypanhandle.com

MARIANNA, Fla. (WMBB)–Funding is on it’s way to Jackson County to assist with developing the Endeavor property in Marianna. The County has received $5,880,000 from the Florida Job Growth Infrastructure Grant. The funds will be used for the Jackson County Regional Employment Center project. The county will expand the McCallum Sweeney/Gulf Power ‘Certified Site’ by […]Jackson … Continue reading Jackson County receives grant to assist with developing Endeavor — WMBB – mypanhandle.com

New Policy Reduces Anti-Psychotic Medications in Foster Children — Autism.20

Texas strategy reduces prescriptions without compromising care, Rutgers study finds Rutgers researchers have found that a Texas strategy to reduce anti-psychotic medication for children can serve as a model for other state Medicaid programs. The study was published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. “Youth in the United States […]New … Continue reading New Policy Reduces Anti-Psychotic Medications in Foster Children — Autism.20