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New blood test predicts autism with 92 percent accuracy : Medical News Today

Researchers led by those from Warwick University in the United Kingdom have developed a diagnosis test for autism that may predict it with an unprecedented level of accuracy. 153 more words


You know that silly little thing that puts you over the edge?

“Argh! This purse is stressing me out!” I exclaimed to my husband as I dug around in the depths of my oversized bag, looking for my shopping cart token. 1,253 more words

Who plays?

I grew up in a family of players.  We played cards, board games, checkers, badminton, and others.  We occasionally bowled together, we often visited other families who played, and we spent summer vacations with extended family and played.   739 more words


Autism Spectrum Disorder and ADHD

Hi folks. I just wanted to share my most recent article with HealthyPlace about the connection between ADHD and autism spectrum disorder (ASD). As I note in my post, so much research still needs to be done on the two conditions. 101 more words


Striking a balance...

I have reached the conclusion that mood stabilisers and anti-psychotics are not for me.

Over the years, my consultants have always been amazed at how sensitive I am to medication (I am often floored by a mere paediatric dose) There is a good chance that this could be ASD-related as apparently that’s pretty common too… 467 more words

Mental Health

Unemployed and Autistic.

I am becoming desperate to find meaningful employment. It has to be a job in which I can be comfortable, which is why I have retrained and am now a qualified librarian. 169 more words

The Challenge

My (NT) husband will be the first to tell you that one of my greatest strengths is identifying weaknesses. I’m still not entirely certain that he isn’t being sarcastic – even though he swears he isn’t – because sometimes it seems like he hates it. 941 more words