Suramin: A Stress Perspective of this Very Old Drug and Autism

This is a study to get really excited about.  Not only the potential (with funding) for drug possibilities, but its potential for uncovering aspects of underlying mechanism for autistic dysfunctioning. The drug, Suramin, is over 100 years old and was used for African Sleeping Sickness. Sleeping Sickness is a parasitic infection from the Tetse fly … Continue reading Suramin: A Stress Perspective of this Very Old Drug and Autism

Article: Higher perceptual capacity in autism can be both strength and challenge

A great article in Spectrum News (originally on The Conversation) on the greater perceptual capacity of those on the spectrum. From a Stress Perspective this amplification occurs in only part of the spectrum, or may only be managed by select few (splinters skills are said to be seen as around 10% of the spectrum). This … Continue reading Article: Higher perceptual capacity in autism can be both strength and challenge