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Spotted on the web: Side effects of antipsychotics, neural waves, caregiver training | Spectrum

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Research overview

  • The Quantified Behavioral Test, a continuous performance task, distinguishes autistic children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder from those with only autism. BMC Psychiatry
  • Teachers tend to rate children with autism and intellectual disability higher than parents on adaptive behavioral skills. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities
  • Aripiprazole and risperidone are the most effective short-term treatments for emotional dysregulation and irritability in autism, according to a review of clinical trials. Spectrum previously covered issues around side effects associated with their long-term use. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • According to a small study, young children with autism are more likely to show attachment behavior with their mother than with their father. Attachment & Human Development
  • The researchers identified a new set of candidate genes associated with neurodevelopmental conditions using an approach that compares observed and expected levels of copy number variants in the genome. Genome medicine
  • Neuronal connectivity between the amygdala and the cortex, assessed by brain imaging, does not seem to vary according to internalizing and externalizing behaviors in children with or without neurodevelopmental disorders. Structure and function of the brain
  • Describing brain activity as generalized neural waves rather than focused neural pathways elucidates some observations about the primate visual system that have resisted explanation. Scientists progress
  • According to a review of studies, trainings for caregivers of children with autism can be successfully culturally adapted to those whose culture or language differs from that prevalent where they live. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities

science and society

  • The Cherokee Nation is launching an autism initiative through a partnership with a local Oklahoma resource center for parents. Muskogee Now
  • Evernorth, a division of health insurance company Cigna, announced a partnership with the Behavioral Health Center of Excellence, a health services accrediting body, to develop assessments to measure the quality of care for people with autism. business thread
  • Neurologists can play a key role in the diagnosis and management of people with autism, including those with related neurological issues, such as seizures and sleep problems. Neurology Advisor
  • A lawsuit on behalf of some animal welfare organizations argues that the US Department of Agriculture is evading its responsibility to oversee animal research facilities by outsourcing inspections. The scientist
  • The Museum of the Moving Image in New York presents an exhibition of works by neurodivergent creators; the museum celebrated the artists at an awards ceremony in March. The Washington Post
  • The Black Autism Support Society, run by an Indiana couple whose three children are on the spectrum, connects families so they can share experiences and resources. WTHR

Cite this article: https://doi.org/10.53053/OPWY4937