Northlandz offers a sensory-friendly experience for all

Northlandz offers a sensory-friendly experience for all

In an effort to welcome those impacted by autism and other sensory-processing challenges, Northlandz has created a sensory-supportive relaxation area at it’s impressive exhibit, which boasts the world’s largest miniature railroad. Located in Flemington, New Jersey, the Northlandz complex is spread over 52,000 square feet with 8

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Medical Cannabis and Children With Autism

Medical Cannabis and Children With Autism

New FDA Approved Treatment Results in Further Studies By Geoffrey Brown, PharmD A recent study conducted by Israeli researchers found that medical cannabis is an effective therapy for children on the autism spectrum. The results, to be published in the Journal of Neurology, document how conditions improved

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Coffee As a Pathway to Peace

Coffee As a Pathway to Peace

Working with the Coffee Quality Institute to create architectural-design standards for coffee facilities that accommodate people with disabilities By David Hill It sounds strange. And yet, on an island in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, that’s exactly what’s percolating. University at Buffalo researchers are working with

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Brain Changes in Mice May Benefits of Exercise for those with Autism

Brain Changes in Mice May Benefits of Exercise for those with Autism

In an article published in Medical News Today by Catharine Paddock PhD, exercise seems to affect the brain to reduce some characteristics of autism in mice. In mice that were bred to to model autism spectrum disorder (ASD) University of Tokyo scientists discovered that surplus connections in brain

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