A Saint John mother says she felt pressured by teachers and school administrators to double her autistic son's Ritalin dose to keep him in school. Amanda Edgett says Princess Elizabeth School is also forcing her 10-year-old to walk home for lunch every day ..
Children with autism see simple movement twice as quickly as other children their age, according to a new study. Scientists think this this hypersensitivity to motion may provide clues to what causes the disorder. The findings may explain why some people suffering with autism are sensitive to bright lights and loud noises. ‘We think of autism as a social disorder because children with this condition often struggle with social interactions, but what we sometimes neglect is that almost everything w ..