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Published on June 28, 2013, by in Thautism.

When I jump I feel lighter and I think the reason my body is drawn skyward is that the motion makes me want to change into a bird and fly off to some far away place. But constrained by ourselves and those around us, all we can do is tweet tweet, flap our wings and

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Published on June 21, 2013, by in Materials.

Did you know your brain typically learns language and music around the same time?  This suggests these two areas of the brain may be linked.  That alone might be enough for me to encourage singing with your child, but even if I never ran across that particular piece of neuroscience; I would still encourage singing

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According to Shankardass, one in six children has a developmental disorder–but they’re mostly diagnosed on the basis of their symptoms rather than their brain activity. Using new technology that measures the brain’s electrical activity, doctors like Shankardass are able to render more accurate analyses of what’s going on inside their patients’ heads. For instance, she

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What can your child do?  As a therapist working with individuals who have autism, I hear about the things they can’t do quite frequently.  From the time of diagnosis on and sometimes before diagnosis, parents are told everything their child can’t do. What most people forget is that at some point they couldn’t do most

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