Autism-Friendly performance of The Lion King in New York

Save the Date for the upcoming Autism-friendly performance of The Lion King onSeptember 27, 2015 Autism-friendly performance of The Lion King. Photo from Theatre Development Fund site Please save the date forThe Lion KingAutism-Friendly Performance:Sunday, September 27, 2015 @ 1:00 PM Minskoff Theatre200 West 45th Street, …

Wendy Chung: Autism — what we know (and what we don’t know yet)

Wendy Chung is the director of clinical research at the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative, which does both basic and applied science to serve people affected by autism spectrum disorders. She’s the principal investigator of the foundation’s Simons Variation in Individuals Project, which characterizes behavior …

Ethan Bortnick – 8 Years old piano player

The story behind a rising star in the music and entertainment world, Ethan is a young musician, composer, and entertainer who has captivated the world one performance at a time. You won’t believe what he has done at age 8.. Just Watch! http://www.ethanbortnick.com http://www.facebook.com/ethanbortnick http://twitter.com/ethanbortnick …

Risk of Autism may be linked to closely spaced pregnancies

Discussions and theories about etiology, diagnosis and treatment approaches of autism may be controversial and debatable, however recent studies in different areas produce some interesting and surprising results. It’s known about involvement of genes (fragile genes and genetic predisposition) of developing autism, pervasive developmental disorders …

CACNAIG gene and boys autism

However, the finding could help scientists understand how change in the gene structure may work in tandem with other risk factors and to lead to the pervasive developmental disorders and particularly autism. Researches analyzed the DNA of 1,046 members of families with at least two …