Autism Explored pt. 1 – Health Watch

Autism Explored pt. 1 – Health Watch

>>>IF I ASKED YOU TO DEFINE AUTISM, COULD YOU DO IT? YOU SHOULD STAY TUNED FOR THE NEXT EDITION OF HEALTHWATCH. CAPTIONING PROVIDED BY CAPTION ASSOCIATES, LLC www.captionassociates.com >>HELLO. I’M TERRANCE AFER-ANDERSON AND THIS IS HEALTHWATCH. THE VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION REPORTS THAT THE NUMBER OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE DIAGNOSED WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER,…

We Were Told To Give Up Our Autistic Twins

We Were Told To Give Up Our Autistic Twins

ANNIE MONTAGUE: We were told they should be institutionalised. MARK MONTAGUE: But we’ve been experiencing miracles. COMM: In Kent, a detached house stands surrounded by high fences and padlocks. COMM: But the Montague family aren’t trying to keep people out, they’re trying to protect their twin boys Samuel and Jacob. ANNIE MONTAGUE: The boys were…

Genetics, epigenetics and disease

>>Ladies and gentlemen welcome to the 2013 Royal Society GlaxoSmithKline Prize Lecture. I’m Jean Thomas, I’m the Biological Secretary and I have the housekeeping duties of asking you to turn off your mobile phones, please, because the lecture is being recorded and webcast. And also, to tell you in the that actually, I hope, unlikely…

The Child Who’s Made Of ‘Glass’

The Child Who’s Made Of ‘Glass’

ZOE: Meow! Meow! CHELSEA LUSH: She can have both of her legs broken and still look like a total boss in her sunglasses. CHELSEA LUSH: Zoe has broken countless bones. CURTIS LUSH: We stopped counting because it’s pointless. INTERVIEWER: Does it hurt when you break a bone? ZOE: Yeah! CHELSEA LUSH: Zoe’s condition is osteogenesis…

How to Help a Child with Autism

How to Help a Child with Autism

How to Help a Child with Autism. Early intervention is the key to improving the outlook for a child with autism, a neurological disorder that impairs communication and social skills. Here are several strategies you may want to consider. You will need A medical workup A gluten-free, casein-free diet Speech, occupational, and alternative therapies School…