“I set out to help my son and others like him have a life,” said D’Eri. In just three short years, he went from father of the year to a true visionary, with a scalable business, Rising Tide Car Wash, growing by the day. “We moved the wash fromContinue Reading

Screen time could hamper our ability to read emotions: study. A new study has found that people who spend the most time browsing social media, especially Facebook, showed some traits similar to those of the autism spectrum disorder, including an inability to read facial emotions. The study, byContinue Reading A 2010 study that included all children born in Denmark between 1980 and 2005 found that severe viral infections during the first trimester of pregnancy translated to a threefold risk for autism, and serious bacterial infections during the second trimester were linked with a 1.42-fold increase in risk. TheseContinue Reading MDMA is unique among psychedelics for its ability to help people connect and communicate with others, two common problems for those with autism. Early research with MDMA — before federal officials banned it in 1985, citing its abuse as a recreational drug — showed that people who took theContinue Reading

No association found between MMR vaccine and autism, even among children at higher risk – (@PsyPost) April 16, 2017 Anjali Jain, M.D., of the Lewin Group, Falls Church, Va., and colleagues examined ASD occurrence by MMR vaccine status in a large sample of U.S. children who have olderContinue Reading I sighed as I read new research from Cambridge University this month, confirming that men are more likely to test higher on the autism spectrum than women; and those who work in science, engineering, mathematics or technology, higher again. However true it may be, my worry is that itContinue Reading