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According to a new study, published 13 March in Childhood Obesity, more than 30 percent of children with autism are overweight or obese, a rate that is significantly higher than in the general population. Read more...
From: Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative
Published: April 10, 2013
A night of exhibition tennis featuring the No. 1 player in the world, Novak Djokavic, provided more than athletic entertainment — It fulfilled the wishes of children who struggle with Autism.
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From: CBC Los Angeles
Published: March 11, 2013
Helping people with Autism – one pose at a time!
Autism Mom and blogger, Shannon Des Roches Rosa, discusses some of the personal hygiene related challenges that are often associated with individuals on the Autism Spectrum including toileting, bathing and maintaining one's oral health.
From: Thinking Person's Guide To Autism
Published: November 16, 2012
Valuable advice to help an individual with Autism tolerate a dental exam.
Published: November 2, 2012
A recent study has demonstrated that ABA procedures can be integrated in the dental environment to manage problem behaviors often exhibited by children with an ASD. This paper also points out the important point that increasing the likelihood of patients accepting simple and routine dental procedures, dentists can decrease the need for more intrusive procedures such as restraints and sedation.
From: The Journal of the American Dental Association
Published: October 27, 2012
According to recently published research in The American Journal of Occupational Therapy by NYU Steinhardt scientists, a 5-step yoga exercise program significantly benefits autistic children in the classroom.
From: Emax Health
Published: October 15, 2012
Researchers have found that kids with autism spectrum disorder who did yoga at their elementary school behaved better than kids with autism who weren't doing yoga.
Published: October 14, 2012