New research from the UC Davis MIND Institute has found that infants as young as 6 months old can benefit from early autism intervention. http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9224

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Great program used with children and adolescence to teach social skills and interaction. socialthinking.com Repinned by AutismClassroom.com Follow us at http://www.pinterest.com/autismclassroom/

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Prenatal exposure to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), medications frequently prescribed to treat depression, anxiety and other mental-health disorders, is associated with a higher incidence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and developmental delays (DD) in male children, a study of nearly 1,000 mother-child pairs has found. http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8866

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The very earliest signs of a debilitating neurodegenerative disorder, in which physical symptoms are not apparent until the fifth decade of life, are detectable in individuals as young as 30 years old using a new, sophisticated type of neuroimaging, researchers at UC Davis, the University of Illinois and UCLA have found. http://tinyurl.com/n7wac8x

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Congratulations to the amazing Dr. Randi Hagerman, who will receive the Distinguished Scholarly Public Service Award from the UC Davis Academic Senate for years of commitment and caring for individuals with fragile X and other neurodevelopmental disorders http://bit.ly/1g6GGHh

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#autism Lessons for Joint Attention, Imitation Skills, Communication, Self-Help Skills, Independent Skills, Pre-Vocational Skills, Social Skills, Play Skills, Sensory Involvement, Basic Concept Mastery, Vocabulary/Literacy, Fine Motor, Gross Motor. Over 100 starting points and beginning places for creating meaningful activities for young children with autism. #autismawareness #autismawarenessmonth (TpT)

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