How Telehealth and Online Therapy is Disrupting The Traditional Mental Health Industry

According to the U.K. surgeon general (1999), mental health is the successful performance of mental function, resulting in productive activities, fulfilling relationships with other people, and the ability to adapt to change and cope with adversity. Over the years it has appeared that mental illness is more common than cancer, heart diseases and even diabetes. … Read more

Factors That Every Parent Must Consider When Seeking Therapists For Kids With Special Needs

Procreation in life is not a problem-free adventure. In the course of humans giving birth to offspring, things can go wrong. Most times, children with some disorders are born, therefore creating what might seem like a burden to their parents or caregivers. Children with special needs may have been born with a syndrome, terminal illness, … Read more

Protein Trafficking: Can it hold the Clue to Understanding Autism?

Can proteins whose mutations are seen in autistic people hold a clue to understanding autism and other related neurodevelopmental conditions? A recent study highlights about the protein ASTN 2, also known as Astrotactin, can extradite the receptors neuron receptors away and could also prevent the accumulation of proteins. That being said, researchers argue, neuronal connections … Read more

Understanding Autism Brain Seizures

Seizures that occur during the early life of an individual play a key role in switching synapses across the brain networks in autistic individuals. Seizures are also seen to cause neurodevelopmental delays in young people with autism and other related conditions. The study gains prior importance due to highlighting the relationship between the targeted therapies … Read more

Understanding the Origins of Autism and Associated Sensory Processing Disorders

The origins of autism continue to remain mysterious. However, researchers are continuing their tireless work to understand which areas of the brain are involved and in what way the first signs of the condition appears. The latest findings bring us closer to understanding the pathology of the condition as well as understanding the point where … Read more

Autism genetics study calls attention to motor skills and general cognitive impairment

A recent study to understand the genetics behind ASD has drawn the attention of researchers to look at the impact of external illnesses affecting the motor skills and cognitive skills of individuals diagnosed with the condition. Prof. Michael Wigler comments, “Diminishing motor skills can be observed as a universal factor common in children diagnosed with … Read more

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