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How do autism spectrum disorders affect our lives, and what are the developments in diagnosis, treatment and causes? Podcasts from The Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre (OTARC) at La Trobe University. Tile art "Oedipus, Antigone and Oso" (2011) by Ray David.

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How do autism spectrum disorders affect our lives, and what are the developments in diagnosis, treatment and causes? Podcasts from The Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre (OTARC) at La Trobe University. Tile art "Oedipus, Antigone and Oso" (2011) by Ray David.

    #8 Autism Detection? There's an App for That

    #8 Autism Detection? There's an App for That

    Dr Josephine Barbaro (Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre, La Trobe University) talks about ASDetect, the new app to assist parents and caregivers assess the social attention and communication behaviour of children.

    ASDetect in the iTunes app store: https://itunes.apple.com/app/asdetect/id1058669141

    Copyright 2016 La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

    • 11 min
    #7 Sleep and Autism

    #7 Sleep and Autism

    Associate Professor Amanda Richdale (Principal Research Fellow, Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre, La Trobe University) discusses the relationship between sleep, development, and autism spectrum disorders.

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    • 15 min
    #6 Vaccines do not Cause Autism

    #6 Vaccines do not Cause Autism

    Professor Cheryl Dissanayake (Director, Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre, La Trobe University) clears up the confusion surrounding vaccines and autism spectrum disorders. Where does all the misinformation come from?

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    • 15 min
    #5 Stress And Anxiety In Adolescents With ASD

    #5 Stress And Anxiety In Adolescents With ASD

    Dr Mirko Uljarevic (Autism CRC postdoctoral fellow, La Trobe University) talks about the prevalence of stress and anxiety amongst young people with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), how parents of children with ASDs cope with stress and anxiety, and what support should be in place.

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    • 16 min
    #4 How Early Can Early Intervention Be?

    #4 How Early Can Early Intervention Be?

    Dr Kristelle Hudry (OTARC, La Trobe University) discusses recent studies which has been intervening with potentially autistic children at the age of one, the accuracy of these predictions and seeing how big a difference it makes.

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    • 18 min
    #3 Treating Autism in Childcare Programs

    #3 Treating Autism in Childcare Programs

    Dr Giacomo Vivanti (Research Fellow, Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre, La Trobe University) on his research project, which transfers the success of one-on-one autism therapy to a classroom setting.

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    • 13 min

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Bloodvanpire62153 ,

Great Podcast

Dr Mirko spoke very eloquently about the issue of anxiety in teens. My son is experiencing this now, more than ever, as he’s just entered the workforce and is facing the challenges brought about by his ASD.

Techsta ,

Great information

I enjoy the relaxed conversational style combined with quality information.

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