Wyly Wade

Category: Autism

Coping, caring, hoping, sharing – Livemint

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Ka had more than 200 messages of hope, shared stories from fellow parents about their children with hearing loss, autism, vision issues, cancer, Down Syndrome, dyskinesia, various GI issues, cerebral palsy, fetal alcohol syndrome, childhood apraxia of speech, muscular dystrophy, ADEM, diabetes and well, more. Many people reached out through Facebook, some through Twitter and LinkedIn, and…

THE MOPPET SHOW: A season for miracles

Wyly, Wyly Wade

We are in the processes of evaluating the next steps with Our Baby. It has been an emotional time to watch our baby suffer through various issues but no real answers. My Kadambari @KadambariM is an amazing writer and captures the emotion of the day and the joy of watch our daughters spark of the day…

Ms. K’s Princely State

autism, health

The next installment of Kadambari’s blog goes into the issues with Kyra’s sleeping and the usage of a Rajasthani tent that has allowed her to create her own little fiefdom. It provides her a safe dark place to play but know that she is not far from the safety of her parents who are still…

Found the missing fingers of an admirer

Wyly Wade, Sociology

Kadambari Murali Wade @KadambariM is writing a column for Mint Live & Wall Street Journal that is chronicling the days of Kyra. Kyra, a 5 year old with amazing ability and patience for so much but also struggles with the fact that us of lesser abilities do not always understand her needs. She speaks in a language…

More Air Pollution, More Autism

autism, health

A growing body of work is continuing to build a correlation between pollution and Autism. In June a study by Harvard School of Public Health indicated a significant increased risk of Autism in areas with higher rates of air pollution. Today a new study from the University of Chicago built a correlation between genital malformation…

“Reversal” of Down Syndrome in Mice?

We’ll start by tempering expectations: The breakthrough you’re about to read about has “no direct link” to a human treatment, reports AFP, but it’s noteworthy nonetheless. Scientists say they’ve identified a molecule that “reverses” the effects of Down syndrome in mice. The molecule is called sonic hedgehog pathway agonist, and it was administered to mice who were genetically altered to have…

Scientists create human ‘mini-brain’; Autism we are gunning for you

We live in such an amazing time. The concept of growing mini-brains out of stem cells sounds like something out of science fiction to most and might raise the question of “Why” to others. This advancement of being able to create cerebral organdies is a huge step in not only understanding the complexity of the…

Gene therapy reverses Rett Syndrome in Animal Model

Gene therapy in mice shows great success in treating Rett syndrome, a physically disabling form of autism that affects girls. “The treated mice showed profound improvements in motor function, tremors, seizures and compulsive movements” The concept behind gene therapy is simple: deliver a healthy gene to compensate for one that is mutated. New research published today…

A Fridge, Car Windows and iChastity Belts

The Internet of Things is rapidly expanding. I the past week I have seen a internet connect sprinkler system, a connected train set and craziest is an internet connected diaper pad to potty train your autistic kid. One of my favorite examples is the toilet developed by MIT that determines the health of the user…

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