Uncategorized

Through my eyes: High functioning autism
May 24, 2019
'You don’t seem autistic' is something that I hear a lot. My name is Jonathan Rowland, and this is my experience of living with autism.
Levels of autism: Everything you need to know
May 3, 2019
Doctors can diagnose three different levels of autism, which vary in their severity. Getting the correct diagnosis can help ensure that a person receives the right treatment and support. Learn more here.
What is the GAPS diet? A complete overview
April 26, 2019
The GAPS diet aims to ‘cure’ psychological conditions such as autism and dyslexia by changing a person’s diet. We look at the evidence, uses, and controversies around this dietary intervention.
Researchers look at the link between gut bacteria and autism
April 11, 2019
New research looks at the effects of poor bacterial diversity in the gut in autism, suggesting a new treatment for gastrointestinal problems.
MMR vaccine does not cause autism, even in those most at risk
March 7, 2019
Studies have already shown that the MMR vaccine does not cause autism. A new study goes one step further and proves that at-risk children are safe, too.
What to know about autism
November 23, 2018
Autism is a set of psychological behaviors often characterized by an emphasis on routine and repetition, fixed behavioral patterns, and impaired social interaction. There are many levels of severity in autism, which is why doctors view it as a spectrum rather than a fixed set of symptoms. Read on to...
Read More
What does autism look like in the brain?
November 20, 2018
A new study offers a fresh perspective on how autism works in the brain. Symptoms, the authors say, may be linked to persistent connections in the brain.
Autism: What is the link with zinc?
November 12, 2018
Past research noted a connection between zinc and autism, but a new study takes a deeper look and helps to further uncover the link.
Could poor protein trafficking be a factor in autism?
September 25, 2018
Insufficiency in protein escorter ASTN2 causes receptors to accumulate on cell surfaces, disrupting communication between neurons, a new mouse study shows.
Working Memory in the Classroom
February 21, 2017
Working memory is critical for academic success. This course offers an overview of the importance of working memory and factors that affect working memory. Explore the relationship between poor working memory and various learning disabilities. Learn strategies and interventions to boost working memo...
Read More

3 CEUs.

Preview Video