Posts Tagged
‘Social’

November 24, 2021

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by: admin

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Tags: anxiety, Deal, holidays, Social

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Categories: Parenting

Sarah Ahmed, co-founder of Wellnest, a Toronto psychotherapy clinic, agreed. “I know I sit out two events a week, a number that was much higher than prepandemic,” she said. Use your body, she suggested, as an indicator of whether you’ve reached your capacity. “Our bodies talk to us all the time,” said Ahmed. Common symptoms […]

November 24, 2021

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Tags: Barriers, break, bridge, education, gaps, meeting, School, Social, Students, workers

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Categories: Special needs education

Learn about the role social workers play in meeting the needs of students in the local school district. Joseph Cress The parents were looking for adequate childcare. A family needed help with the rental. A student sat in the dark with the electricity turned off. It’s been a very busy first semester for Angelina Romano, […]

November 11, 2021

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Tags: Adult, Autismlinked, gene, mice, mutations, Reversing, Social, Spectrum, Top

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Categories: autism

Increased interest: SCN2A-deficient mice are more likely to socialize like control mice after a mutation in the gene has been corrected. Georgejason / iStock Treatments that counteract the effects of a mutation in an autism-related gene in mice increase the sociability of animals in adulthood, according to a new unpublished study. The researchers presented the […]

October 26, 2021

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Tags: memory, serotonin, shapes, signals, Social, Spectrum

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Categories: autism

Activation of serotonin receptors in the medial septum, a region along the midline of the brain, reverses social memory deficits in a mouse model of autism, according to new research. The results show a new mechanism by which serotonin shapes social function and suggest that the effects of the chemical messenger can vary depending on […]

October 19, 2021

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Tags: Heres, Media, Social, Teen, Worried

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Categories: Parenting

The Wall Street Journal revealed last week that Instagram researchers had spent years studying how its photo-sharing app affects young users and found that it can be harmful to teenage girls in particular, news parents and lawmakers alike alarmed. According to the study, which was not made public, Instagram makes body image problems worse for […]

October 14, 2021

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Tags: Announces, COLA, Largest, security, Social, Years

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Categories: autism

The Social Security Agency yesterday announced the largest COLA – cost of living adjustment – in 40 years. 5.9%. Social Security recipients will get a 5.9% increase, but rising prices will offset the boost Social Security recipients will receive a 5.9% increase, but rising prices will offset the boost Social security recipients will receive an […]

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August 24, 2021

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Tags: anxiety, Autism, difference, disorder, Social, Understanding

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Categories: autism

Guest contribution by Emily Ansell Elfer, BA Hons, Dip. Many people on the autism spectrum are known to have symptoms of anxiety, particularly those related to social situations and communication. In fact, previous research has shown a significant overlap between symptoms of social anxiety disorder (SAD) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD). A large proportion of […]

Illustration by Laurène Boglio Hello and welcome to this week’s community newsletter! I am your host, Chelsey B. Coombs, the engagement editor of Spectrum. The first study, which sparked much discussion on social media, looked at how COVID-19 and social isolation have impacted the mental health of autistic people. It was led by Liz Pellicano, […]

August 14, 2021

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Tags: Autism, Parenting, Positive, Promoting, Skills, Social, toddlers

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Categories: Special Needs Parenting

ORLANDO, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — The COVID pandemic has posed many challenges for families – especially those with children with learning needs. Now, a new study shows that supportive interactions between parents and children can help young children in social situations. Parents are always looking for ways to help their children make friends. But when […]

August 10, 2021

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Tags: Autismlinked, Behavior, Connecting, Genetic, infant, Social, Spectrum, variation

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Categories: autism

Anna Gui Postdoctoral researcher, Birkbeck, University of London Emily Jones professor, Birkbeck, University of London Advances in genetics have revolutionized our understanding of the origins of autism. We know that hundreds of genes with different functions can contribute to the disease, and many of these genes primarily affect the formation of the brain during prenatal […]

The draft policy is based on the principles and requirements of the Code of Conduct for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and will help professionals from all health, social and educational services work together to provide the best care for disabled children and young people with severe complex needs. The goals, ambitions and interests […]