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In Which I See My Daughter Changing

Julianna has been changing lately. It started a year or so ago, when we realized she had lost that wispy, delicate feel. She’s still tiny and I can still pick her up and carry her, but it’s no longer easy. 751 more words

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Autism-linked protein crucial for feeling pain - Medical News Today

Sensory problems are common to autism spectrum disorders. Some individuals with autism may injure themselves repetitively – for example, pulling their hair or banging their heads – because they’re less sensitive to pain than other people. 146 more words


New form of autism found - Medical News Today

Autism spectrum disorders affect around one percent of the world’s population and are characterized by a range of difficulties in social interaction and communication. In a new study published in… 173 more words


Deprivation of Liberty reforms deadline put back | Learning Disability Today

The publication date of final report into the review of the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) and draft bill for its replacement has been put back to 2017. 11 more words