We looked inside some of the tweets by @AutismSpecNews and here's what we found interesting.
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The autism community is in desperate need of #employment options. The #ASFblog interviews the Autism@Work Employer Roundtable, Neil Barnett, about what it is and how it is helping autistic adults find jobs:
The discovery of common genetic risk variants for #autism will enable researchers to determine the genes 🧬 that separate diagnostic groups, make more precise diagnoses and provide better personalized treatment.
What do parents want? A loving bond with their children, and to know their children are happy. It's what we all want with any child. However, the world is driven by results and scores. It's possible to have this, a deep, loving relationship with your child. #AutismAwareness
My first (ever!) paper exploring the #female experience of #autism with @HappeLab has been published! Read “A Qualitative Exploration of the Female Experience of Autism Spectrum Disorder” here: …https://emea01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fem.rdcu.be%2Fwf%2Fclick%3Fupn%3DlMZy1lernSJ7apc5DgYM8cMWXBc5IlLPTOAS2pw5LO4-3D_P9xSmUXi-2FD3NRNHZQE14bgfZ2VERk3us0hIoT3TH5LFNsnlqgHbOwbDJFSaEW1X9ECobLwt5JP6y093FooyBi5gQZMrbXGTKFKnB18KdGMuzjYS2zSoGdzjVmOAajuarV5p1lco9JJMX7-2Bh6NW-2BudHuCByS4EdxVxLm15i00Mo1RPUaTdxI0493mVSFVDU6QjotME5ywMt3loZ9tDOnfUoDZcwalpce-2BuqG25ZUhrhxfABGt-2FRhwlv2nP41Cd0uwYB6Mk9Dfrvc6rAmIP-2B8ZOA-3D-3D&data=01%7C01%7Cvictoria.milner%40kcl.ac.uk%7Cff611fea99964ef7d57f08d69883a767%7C8370cf1416f34c16b83c724071654356%7C0&sdata=N1aJtAebrHx%2BrE9nUaRL6ggb7BIrwLeGfn8%2F5UVJ58c%3D&reserved=0 …
Read this @nytimes article featuring @auticonUS, a company that employs people on the autism spectrum as technology consultants and provides them with an autism-friendly working environment https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/02/21/magazine/autism-office-design.html … #autism #employment #accommodation
Superb reporting and a moving portrait from @TheAtlantic on the personal challenges and systemic barriers faced by adults with autism and their families. https://www.nextforautism.org/news/education/the_atlantic_autism_care_crisis/ … #adultswithautism #theatlantic
Proud of @AutismSpecNews Editorial Board Member @michaelgilberg for this NPR interview: An advocate for children with disabilities who walked in their shoes. http://www.tinyurl.com/yd7ew4ah #autism #advocacy
A new analysis of DNA from more than 20,000 people with autism identifies 12 regions in the genome that harbor inherited risk factors for the condition. The findings appear today (2/25/19) in Nature Genetics https://www.spectrumnews.org/news/bumper-scan-genomes-pinpoints-inherited-risk-factors-autism … via @Spectrum #autism #genetics
Care-giving can be as rewarding as it is stressful. In a @SPARKforAutism webinar, Dr. Amy Keefer discusses stress and coping strategies for families with #autism: http://ow.ly/PQ1N50lF72B . @ChildrensPhila's Autism Roadmap shares why families need respite: http://ow.ly/gXuB50lF7vB
This month’s @autismsociety Ignite! Public Policy Newsletter includes articles on several pieces of recently-proposed #legislation that will have major effects on those living with disabilities in America.
Congress Considers Renewal of Autism Act, emphasis on “across the lifespan” to several provisions
An Expert Understanding of Autism in 5 Minutes or Less
What Not to Say to Those on the Autism Spectrum - A beautiful advocacy piece from Asperger/Autism Network (AANE) Executive Director Dania Jekel Blog Post: https://www.aane.org/what-not-to-say/ … YouTube Video: https://youtu.be/1GjHhfPneV0 #autismawareness #communication #respect
Autism Interview: Austin Jones on Art, Advocacy, and Socialization
By studying the single gene 🧬 causes of #autism, #SeaverTeam Clinical Director, Alex Kolevzon, MD, hopes to develop more impactful and targeted treatments. Watch the full 8th episode of @MountSinaiNYC’s #TheFutureYou series here: https://bit.ly/2RvUpo0
Video Interview: Experts say this 14-year-old student with #autism, who is getting his Master's Degree in quantum physics, has an IQ higher than that of Albert Einstein.
Happy New Year!
A new study led by researchers at UCLA showed changes in RNA editing in brain cells of individuals with autism spectrum disorder. RNA editing is important in brain development. It is a molecular process where cells can make tiny changes in the RNA...