autism

Egyptian-American accused of drowning his two autistic children
Egypt

Egyptian-American accused of drowning his two autistic children

A US court on Wednesday charged an Egyptian-American of drowning his two autistic children four years ago, Sky News Arabia…
800,000 Egyptians estimated to have autism: Social Solidarity Minister
Egypt

800,000 Egyptians estimated to have autism: Social Solidarity Minister

The number of people with autism in Egypt is estimated at 800,000, according to the Social Solidarity Ministry. One in…
Can grandma help spot autism earlier?
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Can grandma help spot autism earlier?

Kids with autism who spend a lot of time with their grandmothers may get diagnosed with the disorder at a…
Mother seeks justice after sexual assault on austistic son
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Mother seeks justice after sexual assault on austistic son

The mother of an autistic boy has alleged that he was seriously sexually assaulted while at school in late September,…
Autism may strain family life even before children are diagnosed
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Autism may strain family life even before children are diagnosed

Autism may strain family life even before children are diagnosed with the disorder, according to a new study that suggests…
Antidepressants in pregnancy tied to autism
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Antidepressants in pregnancy tied to autism

Women who take antidepressants during pregnancy may be more likely to have children with autism, a Canadian study suggests. The overall…
Autism rate doubles in US to one in 45 kids: survey
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Autism rate doubles in US to one in 45 kids: survey

Autism affects one in 45 children in the United States, almost twice the rate from a few years ago, said…
Tests help shed light on autism genetics
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Tests help shed light on autism genetics

 Advances in genetic testing may eventually allow for more tailored care for people with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), researchers…
Autistic traits linked to creative problem-solving
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Autistic traits linked to creative problem-solving

People with autism may be more likely to think outside the box than people without the disorder, a British study…
Autistic child honored for memorizing Quran in full
Egypt

Autistic child honored for memorizing Quran in full

An autistic kid has been honored by Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi for memorizing the Holy Quran during a traditional…
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