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  • ADHD
  • However I have heard of many cases where dual diagnoses of a PDD disorder and ADHD have been given or PDD symptoms have been entirely overlooked and the individuals incorrectly diagnosed as having ADHD only. (autismuk.com)
  • people
  • Asperger is a syndrome that still stigmatizes brilliant, yet socially challenged people, but a recent study of eight young prodigies links their genius with the disorder and proves that Asperger could become a trait in great demand, professionally speaking. (guardianlv.com)
  • It has been estimated that beyond half of the people with the syndrome, also carries some other type of syndrome, disorder, disability, disease, or illness. (wikipedia.org)
  • whom
  • N -acetylcysteine has shown promising results in populations with these disorders, including those in whom treatment efficacy has previously been limited. (longecity.org)
  • symptoms
  • Interest in the gastrointestinal (GI) factors of autistic disorder (autism) has developed from descriptions of symptoms such as constipation and diarrhea in autistic children and advanced towards more detailed studies of GI histopathology and treatment modalities. (springer.com)
  • Patient begins a prohibited drug (whether a study investigator or outside source prescribed) to treat worsening symptoms of irritability of autistic disorder after a visit where patient met Definition 1 criteria (a&b). 4. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Broad autism phenotype' includes individuals with some symptoms of autism, but who do not meet the full criteria for autism or other disorders. (diseaseinfosearch.org)
  • Among these factors, vaccines have attracted much attention, as parents may first become aware of autistic symptoms in their child around the time of a routine vaccination, and parental concern about vaccines has led to a decreasing uptake of childhood immunizations and an increasing likelihood of measles outbreaks. (wikipedia.org)
  • After she did so, Horvath injected Parker with an intravenous dose of secretin as part of his diagnostic tests, and according to his mother, Parker's autistic symptoms improved rapidly shortly thereafter. (wikipedia.org)
  • Distinguishing between ASDs and other diagnoses can be challenging because the traits of ASDs often overlap with symptoms of other disorders and the characteristics of ASDs make traditional diagnostic procedures difficult. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many anxiety disorders, such as social anxiety disorder, are not commonly diagnosed in people with ASD because such symptoms are better explained by ASD itself, and it is often difficult to tell whether symptoms such as compulsive checking are part of ASD or a co-occurring anxiety problem. (wikipedia.org)
  • Autism includes some symptoms commonly found in mood and anxiety disorders. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1979, Jaak Panksepp proposed a connection between autism and opiates, noting that injections of minute quantities of opiates in young laboratory animals induce symptoms similar to those observed among autistic children. (wikipedia.org)
  • genetic
  • Genetic Heterogeneity of Autism Autism is considered to be a complex multifactorial disorder involving many genes. (diseaseinfosearch.org)
  • Selective mutism (the child just doesn't want to talk) Cerebral palsy (a movement disorder caused by brain damage) Genetic abnormalities - In 2005, researchers found a connection between expressive language delay and a genetic abnormality: a duplicate set of the same genes that are missing in sufferers of Williams-Beuren syndrome. (wikipedia.org)
  • Advocates for the medical model believe that autism is a disorder caused by genetic defects or environmental harm, that the value of talents attributed to autism does not outweigh the deficits, and that most autistic people would be better off if they were not autistic. (wikipedia.org)
  • About 10-15% of autism cases have an identifiable Mendelian (single-gene) condition, chromosome abnormality, or other genetic syndrome, and ASD is associated with several genetic disorders, perhaps due to an overlap in genetic causes. (wikipedia.org)
  • The large number of autistic individuals with unaffected family members may result from copy number variations (CNVs)-spontaneous alterations in the genetic material during meiosis that delete or duplicate genetic material. (wikipedia.org)
  • neurofeedback
  • As I have told you before, the reasons that higher functioning autistics are used as research subjects in most studies, is that they involve compliance issues, such as the ability to sit still in an MRI scanner so as not to confound the results, or cooperate and learn a neurofeedback task such as mu supression, etc. (blogspot.com)
  • 1999
  • In 1999, Horvath published another study of 36 children, which concluded that "Unrecognized gastrointestinal disorders, especially reflux esophagitis and disaccharide malabsorption, may contribute to the behavioral problems of the non-verbal autistic patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • seizure disorder
  • For instance, then-president Liz Feld of Autism Speaks stated that one-third of people with autism also have a seizure disorder, half suffer serious digestive complications, 49 percent wander, and more than 30 percent are nonverbal. (wikipedia.org)
  • brains
  • This permits the targeting and amelioration of abnormal connectivity patterns in the brains of people who are autistic. (springer.com)
  • The brains of autistic individuals have abnormalities in both serotonin transporter and dopamine transporter binding. (blogspot.com)
  • abnormalities
  • Does it not seem reasonable that there might be different abnormalities involved in the neurological systems that result in some having High Functioning Autism as opposed to those with Autisic Disorder and cognitive impairment? (blogspot.com)
  • In an accompanying editorial, Pasquale Accardo and Howard Bostwick of New York Medical College wrote that Horvath's study "demonstrates consistent physiologic abnormalities (increased density of Paneth's cells along with diminished pancreatic secretin secretion) in autism that are not known to occur in any other specific gastrointestinal disorder. (wikipedia.org)
  • High Functi
  • Can the results of studies involving subjects with High Functioning Autism automatically be applied to persons with Low Functioning Autism, to the 75-80% of persons with Autistic Disorder who are cognitively impaired? (blogspot.com)
  • If it is important to identify the subjects of a study as having High Functioning Autism, as having average or greater IQ's, is it valid to generalize those results to other persons with Autism Disorder and intellectual disabilities? (blogspot.com)
  • Intellectual Disability
  • I have now provided 3 credible sources to support the 75-80% range of persons with Autistic Disorder as also being Intellectually disabled - the ICD, the CPA and the CDC and Mr. Griswold can only repeat his opposition to an association between Autistic Disorder and Intellectual Disability. (blogspot.com)
  • These figures and sources are my authorities for the upper end of the 75-80% range of persons with Autistic Disorder having an Intellectual Disability. (blogspot.com)
  • bipolar
  • Valproate (VPA), and its valproic acid, sodium valproate, and valproate semisodium forms, are medications primarily used to treat epilepsy and bipolar disorder and to prevent migraine headaches. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is used primarily to treat epilepsy and bipolar disorder. (wikipedia.org)
  • Valproate products are also used to treat manic or mixed episodes of bipolar disorder. (wikipedia.org)
  • Studies have shown this risk of PCOS is higher in women with epilepsy compared to those with bipolar disorder. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • The guidelines can help identify children with autism early, which means earlier, more effective treatment for the disorder. (nyhq.org)
  • One major difference between late talkers and low-functioning autistic children is that for late talkers, communication skills automatically reach a normal level and the child requires no further special treatment with regards to speech. (wikipedia.org)
  • distinct
  • Brain imaging studies constitute an informative and expanding resource to determine whether brain structural phenotype of these disorders is distinct or overlapping. (kcl.ac.uk)
  • However, there is increasing suspicion among researchers that autism does not have a single cause, but is instead a complex disorder with a set of core aspects that have distinct causes. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1996
  • Horvath originally became interested in the possible link between secretin and autism after being contacted by Victoria Beck, who brought in her autistic son, Parker, to see Horvath in April 1996. (wikipedia.org)
  • ADHD
  • However I have heard of many cases where dual diagnoses of a PDD disorder and ADHD have been given or PDD symptoms have been entirely overlooked and the individuals incorrectly diagnosed as having ADHD only. (autismuk.com)
  • people
  • Asperger is a syndrome that still stigmatizes brilliant, yet socially challenged people, but a recent study of eight young prodigies links their genius with the disorder and proves that Asperger could become a trait in great demand, professionally speaking. (guardianlv.com)
  • It has been estimated that beyond half of the people with the syndrome, also carries some other type of syndrome, disorder, disability, disease, or illness. (wikipedia.org)
  • whom
  • N -acetylcysteine has shown promising results in populations with these disorders, including those in whom treatment efficacy has previously been limited. (longecity.org)
  • mildly
  • When Louis Theroux broadcast his documentary 'Tough Love', about families raising autistic teenagers and young adults, I was mildly shocked to see how many people on Twitter expressed sympathy for the parents. (blogspot.com)
  • While the focus was on Annie and Jeff, this episode also managed to give pretty much every character at least one great line or moment, including Shirley's "He should be the run on sentence Bandit", Abed's "Mildly autistic super detectives everywhere! (wikipedia.org)
  • behavioural
  • It's the consolation of genius writ large: the myth of the 'contented autistic' who never feels sad or lonely and whose behavioural quirks are endearing, or empowering, rather than isolating. (blogspot.com)
  • schizophrenia
  • However, the reliance on this dangerous trope in conjunction with the continued confusion of schizophrenia and dissociative personality disorder in modern popular culture makes this not only a tired trope but a damaging one. (geekmom.com)
  • people
  • But there is one place which suddenly seems to be teeming with autistic people: the television. (blogspot.com)
  • People assumed that all autistics were like Raymond - that is, limited verbal ability, highly rigid, fixed on routine and given to intense fits of anxiety. (blogspot.com)
  • Most autistic people I know value the company of others, even if they find it hard work, and dislike people assuming they prefer Garbo-like brooding solitude to a night in the pub. (blogspot.com)
  • Anecdotally there is a sense that people regard this disorder to be on the increase. (blogspot.com)
  • Diagnostic criteria changed dramatically in the late 1980's, broadening the number of people who could be considered to have autism spectrum disorder. (blogspot.com)
  • This is the story of three people who are grappling with the shortage: one is a man who has autism, one is a scientist who studies the disorder, and one runs a tissue bank. (wncw.org)
  • As with many neurodivergent people and conditions, the popular image of autistic people and autism itself is often based on inaccurate media representations. (wikipedia.org)
  • genetic
  • More recently, numerous studies attempting to better understand the causes, and hopefully improving diagnosis and treatment have focused on genetic underpinnings of the disorders that may play a role in a significant number of cases. (blogspot.com)
  • awareness
  • Seeing autistic characters on the screen, doing admirable things in lead roles, has undoubtedly raised awareness of the condition, and that has to be a good thing. (blogspot.com)
  • A key question is whether more kids are being labeled with autism today due to a true increase of the disorder or whether factors such as greater awareness by doctors and the public, a broader definition of it, better diagnostic instruments, and changes in diagnostic criteria are contributing to this perception. (blogspot.com)
  • A sharp increase started between 1988 and 1991, a period during which broader diagnostic criteria for autism were newly in use and increased awareness of the disorder occurred. (blogspot.com)
  • Nicole Rogerson (born 1974 in Sydney) is the founding Director and CEO of Autism Awareness Australia, a national not-for-profit organisation, which advocates for the awareness and understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder. (wikipedia.org)
  • characters
  • Abed also references crime shows that feature lead characters with mild mental disorders (such as The Bridge and Hannibal), and is later seen deleting said shows from his DVR. (wikipedia.org)
  • Characters have been presented as being described as openly autistic in canon, or have been designed with one of many ASCs in mind. (wikipedia.org)
  • help
  • An autism service dog is a service dog trained to assist an autistic person to help them gain independence and the ability to perform activities of daily living similar to anyone else. (wikipedia.org)
  • life
  • One of the perplexing things about autism in real life is that the more you learn about it, the less you seem to know: as the clichĂ© goes, once you've met one autistic person, you know one autistic person. (blogspot.com)
  • Here's how Mitchell describes life with an autistic brain: "It's prevented me from making a living or ever having a girlfriend. (wncw.org)
  • brain
  • Jonathan Mitchell is autistic and wants to donate his brain to science when he dies. (wncw.org)
  • The shortage has been especially bad since last summer, when a freezer at a Harvard brain bank failed, allowing dozens of autistic brains to thaw. (wncw.org)
  • What's the worst part about having an autistic brain? (wncw.org)
  • person
  • Looking at the vibrantly surreal colors, the close-up shots, and the atonal Beatles-esque music through Middleton's lens, Legion egregiously and subconsciously furthers the continued stereotype of the violent schizophrenic (who's actually not a schizophrenic because the person really has dissociative personality disorder, but hey, tomayto/tomahto, right? (geekmom.com)
  • For an autistic person, it may not be immediately obvious which of the many external stimuli is the urgent one requiring their immediate attention. (wikipedia.org)
  • An autistic person may have to sort through both major and minor stimuli-the sound of crickets, the smell of the fabric softener on their clothes, a car driving past outside-to determine which of these, if any, needs their attention. (wikipedia.org)
  • true
  • It is fair to say that we have not yet identified the 'addiction gene(s)', but that is also true of other psychiatric disorders (Munafò, 2014). (nationalelfservice.net)