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Myths on Autism #1

I came across this article on autism and had to post it. It’s unbelievable that this sort of content exists. What is Autism? Autism is a disorder caused in children during the first three years of their life. Autism is…

ADHD, autism or something else entirely- The Fragile X Article

  A DNA test can detect fragile X syndrome with 99% accuracy. Most people are not aware of fragile X syndrome but they may well be affected by it or know someone who is. Commonly under-diagnosed or misdiagnosed the condition…

What is Asperger’s Disorder

The formal definition for Asperger’s Disorder: Asperger syndrome or Asperger’s syndrome or Asperger disorder is an autism spectrum disorder that is characterized by significant difficulties in social interaction, along with restricted and repetitive patterns of behavior and interests. It differs…

Diagnostic Criteria of Asperger’s Disorder

I thought this was an incredibly interesting bit of information, especially for parents who must have their children diagnosed. This is from the web site: http://www.aspergers.com. A direct link to this information will be pasted below: DSM-IV DIAGNOSTIC CRITERIA FOR…

Does My Child Have Autism?

There is no easy answer and parents should expect far more than a single trip to the doctor to obtain a thorough answer. Autism does have some obvious symptoms as well as obscure ones, but they all require observation by…

The Winchester Mystery Mansion

This elaborate and bizarre estate is outside of San Jose in California. The home was constructed by Sarah Winchester, heiress to the Winchester arms fortune. It is a vivid and lasting example of how a grieving person can be manipulated….

Phantom Hitckhikers

Every region has it’s own particular version of this tale. It has became one of the most common urban legends, globally, today. It doesn’t matter where you go or who you speak with, everyone knows of a phantom hitchhiker. There’s…

The Sultan’s Palace, New Orleans, LA

This little discussed structure is still a mystery today. This home in the old part of the city was owned by the Le Prete family through the Nineteenth Century. Since this was merely a second home for the family, they…

The Bell Witch of Adams, Tennessee

There is the remnants of a farm near Adams, Tennessee. The Bell Farm was home to John Bell in family in the early 1800s, and that’s where the story begins. In recent years, the movie titled, “An American Haunting,” was…

The Christine Syndrome: Cars and Curses

Christine is both a film and novel chronicling a young man’s struggles with a car that has a life of its own. Stephen King is rumored to have written this novel based upon James Dean’s Porsche Spyder. But, what are…