Tag: autism spectrum disorders

Early Intervention on Autism: Facts and Findings| Chapter 13 | Emerging Trends in Disease and Health Research Vol.4

Early intervention in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) is the best and most efficient treatment for improving key indications of this neurodevelopmental disease, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Psychiatry Association (APA), as well as various scientific evidences. Specific strategies and approaches, particularly for two-year-old...
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Speech Language Therapy for Children with ASD and Their Families during the Covid-19 Pandemic: Considerations about Professional Training and Service Delivery on a Majority Country

The increased demand for health services available to children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and their families highlights the need for health practitioners to adopt emerging technology and improve competencies to use them. The COVID-19 pandemic demonstrated the importance of exploring all options for preserving and expanding care for...
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Prevalence of Genomic Change Provides New Visions of Autism

The immense genetic contribution to autism spectrum disorders has been emphasised by genomic research, with over 80 percent of patients displaying improvements through high resolution chromosome (microarray) analysis or whole exome sequencing. An summary of these genetic changes reveals the predicted role of synaptic transmission in autism, demonstrating the...
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