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Autism Research Bias, Autism's Outcasts And The DSM5 Autism Do-Over: Shame on the APA by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Sun 04 Nov 2012 8:59am Four years ago, in  Autism's Outcasts , I wrote about the exclusion from public consciousness,  and from autism research,  of those with autism and intellectual disabilities.  I am re-posting the research portion of Autism's Outcasts below. The comment overall talks about the media tendency, as demonstrated at that time by CBC and ... Read on »
Motor Activity, Memory and Attention in Preschoolers by Your Therapy Source Posted Fri 20 May 2011 9:42am BMC Pediatrics published research that analyzed aerobic fitness, motor skills, dynamic balance, working memory and attention in 254 ethnically diverse preschoolers (mean age 5.2 years). Baseline data was collected along with data 9 months later. The results indicated the following a cross sectional analysis indicated that aerobic fitness lev ... Read on »
Free Webinar Including Preschoolers with Special Needs in Active Play by Your Therapy Source Posted Fri 06 Jan 2012 12:54pm Heard on Twitter from @balmeras about a free webinar on February 7th entitled including preschoolers with special needs in active play. Here is the description from the Head Start Body Start website "Join HSBS Advisory Board member Diane H. Craft, Ph.D. to learn fun ways to include preschool children with special needs in active play with t ... Read on »
Preschool Science Experiments Have Been Published On Kids Activities Blog by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 21 Apr 2014 3:00pm Preschool science experiments and fine motor skills activities have been released on Kids Activities Blog. Let the kids have a blast discovering the wonderful world of science. Preschool science experiments are perfect for three or four year old aspiring scientists. Science experiments and fine motor skills activities have been published ... Read on »
Simple Steps to Increase Preschool Physical Activity by Your Therapy Source Posted Fri 11 Mar 2011 8:28am NAEYC.org has published a great hand out on increasing physical activity for preschoolers. It includes 12 simple tips on how to encourage preschoolers to move. For example: hang pictures on the wall of children moving, use regular objects in the classroom for movement play, teach children how to use different objects for multiple uses and more. ... Read on »
Policies that Promote Healthy Eating, Activity, and Sleep are needed to curb Obesity in Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers by Baby Mum-Mum .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Jul 2011 5:08pm Mum Mum’s advocates the importance of instilling healthy eating habits in the first 3 years of life, which can lay the groundwork for future health.  This mantra is consistently being backed by new research over the past few years.  The studies are telling us that even expecting mums should be on a healthy diet to [...] Read on »
Shared Family Activities May Boost Preschoolers' Emotional Health by Medline Plus Posted Thu 06 Mar 2014 2:00pm Eating dinner, having fun together can help kids learn to form good relationships Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Mental Health , Parenting Read on »
ASD as a Developmental Disorder - A Suggested Neurological Underpinning by Ian P. Patient Expert Posted Sat 16 Jun 2007 10:00pm (This post is available in MS Word. To request a copy, please e-mail me - see sidebar for address.) In a previous post – Autism, Genius, and Minicolumns – I wrote about a research paper by Dr Casanova et al comparing the brains of three prominent neuroscientists vs. controls. One of the findings in this paper was a similarity (and differences ... Read on »
Novel Reduced Toxicity Tropolone Derivative Compounds That Have Anti-Viral Activity Through Inhibiting RNase H Activity by nih.gov Posted Mon 30 Apr 2012 8:00pm Description of Invention: Several novel tropolone derivatives have been identified that inhibit HIV-1 RNase H function and have potential for anti-viral activity due to reduced cellular toxicity. Inhibiting RNase H function is a potential treatment for many viral infections, since RNase H function is essential for viral repli ... Read on »
Best of AofA: CDC What Did They Know and When Did They Know It? by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 01 Apr 2012 12:00am Managing Editor's Note: Background in light of recent CDC announcement of 1 in 88 autism rate. Below is the 2 part post. By Mark Blaxill With the recent announcement of the "largest ever" study to investigate the causes of autism, run through Kaiser Permanente (the HMO that lost vaccine safety data implicating thimerosal ... Read on »