Can people feel empathy with Asperger Syndrome and Autism

Can people feel empathy with Asperger Syndrome and Autism

Editor David Oliver Other ASD’ers have answered this. My guess is you’ll find we all feel empathy. However, just like you and the Neuro-Majority, we all feel empathy differently. As far as I know, the only group who doesn’t experience empathy are sociopaths, roughly 2–8% of the human race. The rest of us, NT’s and ADS’s, are naturally empathetic. However, I experience & express empathy in a radically different way than you. I will see…

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Autistic Teenager With A Higher Iq Than Einstein On Path To Nobel Prize

Autistic Teenager With A Higher Iq Than Einstein On Path To Nobel Prize

When his parents first enrolled Jacob Barnett in school they were told to forget it and that their son would never be able to learn anything in school. Naturally concerned they took him to a doctor where they were told that he has a form of autism called Aspergers that he would be able to learn simple tasks such as how to tie his own shoes. They discovered that Jacob has a tremendous memory that…

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Don’t ignore these suspicious points in children, it may be early signs of autism

Don’t ignore these suspicious points in children, it may be early signs of autism

It’s seem to simple but do not ignore them for the future of your childs In 21st century, the number of childhood autism has been constantly increasing, but it’s seem that: the parents don’t pay attention to signs for prevention. In addition, parents often think that: taking care of child with luxury life is more essential than emotional concern Here are some signs prove that a child start getting the autism that parents need to…

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Scientists Latest Research That Autism Linked to Zinc Deficiency in Childhood

Scientists Latest Research That Autism Linked to Zinc Deficiency in Childhood

While the exact cause of autism is unknown, its development in children has been linked to various genetic and environmental factors—including zinc deficiency. It is still not clear whether this deficiency contributes to autism, but scientists have defined a possible mechanism for how this could work, according to a paper published in Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience. For their study, the researchers demonstrated how zinc shapes the connections, or synapses, between brain cells (neurons) that form during early development…

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Scientists have uncovered genetic variants that increase the risk of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Scientists have uncovered genetic variants that increase the risk of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Scientists have uncovered genetic variants that increase the risk of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in research that experts hope could lead to a better understanding of the condition. ADHD is thought to affect about 2.5% of adults and about 5% of children worldwide. Concerns have been raised that the neurodevelopmental disorder is under-diagnosed and under-treated in the UK. “We know that it is highly heritable,” said Prof Anders Børglum, co-author of the research, from…

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The women who don’t know they’re autistic

The women who don’t know they’re autistic

Let’s call her Sophie. The description we’ll give could be that of any woman who is on the autistic spectrum without knowing it. Because such women are intelligent and used to compensating for communication impediments they may not be consciously aware of, they can slip through the cracks of our still-inefficient diagnostic procedures.   World Autism Awareness Day takes place every April 2, and in 2018 the focus is on the empowerment of women and…

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11 Little Habits You Didn’t Realize Can Be Signs Of Adult ADHD

11 Little Habits You Didn’t Realize Can Be Signs Of Adult ADHD

If you feel like your constant lateness and total disorganization is getting in the way of your life, it may come as a relief to know that these “bad habits” may be signs of adult ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). While it’s likely you struggled with it more as a kid, the symptoms of ADHD can stick around, affect you into adulthood, and truly make life difficult. So, how do you know if you have…

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7 Foods to Avoid If Your Child Has ADHD

7 Foods to Avoid If Your Child Has ADHD

Certain foods can make your child’s ADHD symptoms worse. Here’s what you need to know to create a better ADHD diet For years, doctors have speculated that certain foods may have something to do with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. Much research has been done on the subject of a helpful diet for ADHD, but according to the Mayo Clinic, experts don’t believe that foods actually cause ADHD. What some foods seem to do, however, is worsen ADHD symptoms or cause…

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Cannabis ‘Scrips to Calm Kids?

Cannabis ‘Scrips to Calm Kids?

WASHINGTON –  As a California pediatrician and 49-year-old mother of two teenage daughters, Claudia Jensen says pot might prove to be the preferred medical treatment for attention deficit disorder (search) — even in adolescent “Why would anyone want to give their child an expensive pill … with unacceptable side effects, when he or she could just go into the backyard, pick a few leaves off a plant and make tea for him or her instead?” Jensen asked…

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Groundbreaking Medical Study Reveals Cannabis Treats ADHD Better Than Ritalin

Groundbreaking Medical Study Reveals Cannabis Treats ADHD Better Than Ritalin

A groundbreaking new medical study may have determined that cannabis treats ADHD symptoms better than conventional medicines, like Ritalin and Adderall. A small sample of 30 patients with ADHD took part in a study to demonstrate the ways in which cannabis treatments can affect their symptoms. These patients said they were having limited success with Ritalin and Adderall. After their cannabis treatment, all 30 patients reported a significant improvement in their concentration levels and their…

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