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HEALING IN PREGNANCY AND PARENTING

HEALING IN PREGNANCY AND PARENTING

I walked into the Renaissance Hotel at Calicut one day. There I happened to see a happy child. He was extremely lovable. However later on I came to know through a relative of his, that he was autistic. Months later I met a friend who is a practicing acupuncturist.  He also counsels his patients. It so […]

Autism begins in the womb

Autism begins in the womb

Autism is a complex developmental disability which, until now, researchers thought began during the first three years of life. So far there is much debate over risk factors and contributory factors involved in developing autism, with diet, the body’s ability to process vitamins and vaccines all linked to autism, but as yet there is not […]

How Autism and Specific Language Impairment can affect families

How Autism and Specific Language Impairment can affect families

Researchers have found a new link to explain why autism and specific language impairment can both affect members of the same family. This genetic link can show why only one member of a family may develop autism and another member suffers from the less severe specific language impairment (SLI). SLI is in itself a confusing […]

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