Fun Holiday Toys

10 Toys Great For Kids With Special Needs

If you still want to pleasure your kids for some New Year gifts or some late Christmas gifts, it’s not to late. If your smart kid has autism you can buy him/her a “Vtech Tote & Go Laptop”.  A Vtech Tote & Go Laptop is for kids with autism, focus on cause-and-effect toys (push a button, get a response), especially those that promote...

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Merry Christmas

Happy Christmas Everyone!

It's that time of year again. December has come and with it all the joys of Christmas. But what is the real meaning of Christmas? Is it the gifts under the tree, the lights in the windows, the cards in the mail, turkey dinners with family and friends, snow in the yard, stockings hanging in the living room, and shouts of "Merry Chris...

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Down Syndrome Cell Problems

Down Syndrome Neurons Grown From Stem Cells Show Signature Problems

Brain cells have been grown from skin cells of individuals with Down Syndrome. The University of Wisconsin-Madison says, Down syndrome is the most common genetic form of intellectual disability, results from an extra copy of one chromosome. Even though people with Down Syndrome experience intellectual difficulties and ot...

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Down Syndrome News

Targeting An Aspect Of Down Syndrome

Researchers have determined how a gene that is known to be defective in Down Syndrome is regulated and how its dysregulation may lead to neurological defects, providing insights into potential therapeutic approaches to an aspect of the syndrome.  See more information at ht...

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People With Autism Have Trouble Processing Sight And Sound

Autism Sight And Sound Problems

People, who have autism, aren't as efficient as others when it comes to controlling and integrating what they hear and see, according to the unpublished results presented, today at the 2014 Society for Neuroscience annual meeting in Washington, D.C. This effect is seen mainly in relation to speech but not in other types of sounds, suggesting it contributes...

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Autistic Views Of People

Autistic Views Of People

Why Autistic People See People Differently?

People with the special needs disorder known as autism see and gain different perceptions from peoples view as the gather data. Not the judgment stage, it is different from those with the autism disorder.” The evaluation of an individual's face is a rapid process that influences our future relationship with the individual," said lead author ...

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