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This is Johnny, and his social interactions are different from those of people without Autism. These scientist believe that since people with Autism don't follow the same social interactions as others, these magic tricks won't work on them. A magician's sleight of hand may not fool people with autism, who may benefit from learning social cues found in magic.
In this report, Kendall Powell shares what it is like in the mind of a child with Autism. This article explores the differences between how an Autistic child sees the world compared to someone without Autism. Research focuses have shifted from "curing" autism to finding better diagnostics for early intervention, improving behavioral therapies, and gaining insight into the autistic brain.
This is Josh, Johnny's brother. Josh dosen't have Autism as severely as Johnny, but he does have the disease. In this news article, chromosome 5 and other parts of DNA are investigated on how they are linked to Autism. Scientist have had a theory about Autism being genetically transfered, but recently it is becoming a little more clear on how. Scientists produce the most compelling evidence to date that genetics play a key role in autism and related conditions.
The signs for Autism aren't obvious, but subtle. Most signs won't show until the child is 1 or 2 years old. Yet even then, it is hard to know for sure. In this clip, the signs of Autism are laid out, starting as early as 6 months of age. This information is helpful, because the earlier you are able to intervine with a child with Autism, the better. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.
Most all scientist agree that Autism is linked to genes. But these scientist in California think the environment may be a factor to developing the disease. This would account for the massive jump in Autism numbers over the past years. A new study of twins downplays the role of genes in determining who will get autism.
The numbers of females with Autism is much smaller then that of males, a ratio of 80% to 20%. With girls, the treatment is the same, but they do face different obstacles then that of boys. This website explores the 20% of people with Autism who also happen to be female. - is for sale (Girls With Autism)

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