Parkinsons News Today: Study Finds High Frequency of Parkinsonism in Adults With Autism

From the article: A study entitled “High rates of parkinsonism in adults with autism”, published 30 August, 2015 in the Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, has established a correlation between autism and parkinsonian motor signs.   Study Finds High Frequency of Parkinsonism in Adults With Autism

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MDPI accepting Journal Submissions for Precision Medicine in Neurodevelopmental Disorders

MDPI Journal Accepting Submissions for Special Issue: “Precision Medicine in Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Personalized Characterization of Autism from Molecules to Behavior” Deadline for manuscript submissions: 15 May 2020.  See more info here See the flyer here

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Autism Diagnosis Test Needs Improvement, Rutgers Researchers Say

A new study promoting the idea that combining clinical observations with data from wearable biosensors, such as smartwatches, smartphones, and other off-the-shelf technology can make data collection less invasive, lower the rate of false positives, shorten the time to diagnosis, and make diagnoses more reliable, and more objective for all clinicians. https://news.rutgers.edu/autism-diagnosis-test-needs-improvement-rutgers-researchers-say/20200124#.Xi9qDGhKguV

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Rutgers Pilot Propranolol Study Recruitment

Please see the attached flyers for A Pilot/Feasibility Study of the Use of High Dose Propranolol to Treat Severe and Chronic Challenging Behaviors in Adolescents and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders   Recruitment letter to physicians Advertisement Flyer Parent / Legal Guardian Consent Information Research Protocol   Please see their contact info below: Office Number: 732-235-7169…

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Dr. Pamela Feliciano speaking at CSH Research Center’s Distinguished Lecture Series

Per Children’s Specialized Hospital Hello Everyone,   Children’s Specialized Hospital Research Center’s Distinguished Lecture Series is our free research education program for healthcare professionals. Please join us in New Brunswick on Thursday December 12, 2019.   Dr. Pamela Feliciano will speak on the topic of “How to SPARK Answers for Autism: Engaging the National ASD Community in Research.” The…

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Profectum Promotion – Raising the Bar: Educational Approaches that Go Beyond Labels

Profectum Promotion for Raising the Bar: Educational Approaches that Go Beyond Labels: Register 3 teachers and bring an Administrator for free Register a teacher and send a paraprofessional for free   REGISTER TODAY! From Profectum: What are student behaviors telling us?!!! Two Helpful Conference Workshops An Introduction to the DIR-FCD™ School Model: Understanding the DIR-FCD Model…

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Autism Speaks News Roundup

All of this info is per the Autism Speaks Newsletter: October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, a perfect opportunity to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. Read on for helpful tools and resources, personal stories and ways to connect with employers and job…

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