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Learn about the causes, symptoms, treatment, and diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) from University of California and other experts.

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Learn about the causes, symptoms, treatment, and diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) from University of California and other experts.

    Stem Cells and Disease Modeling in a Dish Autism Research via Brain Organoids

    Stem Cells and Disease Modeling in a Dish Autism Research via Brain Organoids

    Researcher Alysson Muotri is using stem cells to study everything from autism to the Zika virus. In this excerpt Muotri discusses stem cell and brain organoid research for possible applications to human diseases. Series: "Health Matters" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 36301]

    • 6 min
    Reimagining the Possible for Non-Speaking Autistic People

    Reimagining the Possible for Non-Speaking Autistic People

    Clarissa C. Kripke, MD, FAAFP Professor of Family and Community Medicine; Director, Office of Developmental Primary Care, Department of Family and Community Medicine, UCSF. Hari Srinivasan and David Teplitz, UC Berkeley Undergraduates. Tyler Fihe, Autism Consultant. Series: "Developmental Disabilities Update" [Education] [Show ID: 35792]

    • 54 min
    Dangerous or Deadly Cures for Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities

    Dangerous or Deadly Cures for Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities

    Neal Rojas, MD Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics; Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician, Division of Developmental Medicine, UCSF Series: "Developmental Disabilities Update" [Health and Medicine] [Education] [Show ID: 35801]

    • 25 min
    Language Nutrition for Language Health: How to Talk to Children with Autism and Developmental Disabilities

    Language Nutrition for Language Health: How to Talk to Children with Autism and Developmental Disabilities

    Heidi M. Feldman, MD, PhD Ballinger-Swindells Professor of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Stanford University School of Medicine Series: "Developmental Disabilities Update" [Education] [Show ID: 35786]

    • 40 min
    Using Stem Cells to Research the Brain - Health Matters

    Using Stem Cells to Research the Brain - Health Matters

    Stem Cell research could unlock the mystery of what makes the human brain special. Researcher Alysson Muotri is using stem cells to grow tiny versions of developing human brains in his lab to study everything from autism to the Zika virus. His lab is even looking into how space flight impacts brain development. Series: "Health Matters" [Health and Medicine] [Science] [Show ID: 35077]

    • 26 min
    A New​ Perspective on Autism Could Change Interventions

    A New​ Perspective on Autism Could Change Interventions

    The authors of a provocative new paper maintain that many of the behaviors common to autism—including low eye contact, repetitive movements, and the verbatim repetition of words and phrases—are misinterpreted as a lack of interest in social engagement. On the contrary, they say, many people with autism express a deep longing for social connection. Series: "UCTV Prime" [Health and Medicine] [Science] [Show ID: 35251]

    • 1 min

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