Showing posts from June, 2009

ColorBlindExt 1.0.1 Released...

ColorBlindExt 1.0.1 Released... Go to download page

This extension is an aid to colorblind people. It is developed for color blinds, to help them while browsing by processing web pages so that they can recognize information. And to create awareness among people, as many are unaware of there color blindness 'color blindness detection test' is included.

Features of extension:
Protanopia, Duteranopia, Tritanopia, Rod monochromacy, and corresponding anomalies handled.
Color Blindness detection test provided in software sets filter preferences. For more precision user can set filter type and level. And other features like auto page filtering, text filter, image enhancements (noise reduction and sharpening) are also provided.
Localization support for English, French, Hindi, Marathi, and Chinese provided.
This extension uses new technology JAI (Java Advance Imaging) for image processing.

READ related articles:
♭.:*・Are you really a Geek?
♭.:*・Did you know you can be color blind text?!!!

Oh my GOSH! ASP Genes Identified

Asperger syndrome is considered to be a form of childhood autism (see, e.g., 209850). The DSM-IV specifies several diagnostic criteria for Asperger syndrome, which has many of the same features as autism. In general, patients with Asperger syndrome and autism exhibit qualitative impairment in social interaction, as manifest by impairment in the use of nonverbal behaviors such as eye-to-eye gaze, facial expression, body postures, and gestures, failure to develop appropriate peer relationships, and lack of social sharing or reciprocity. Patients also exhibit restricted, repetitive and stereotyped patterns of behavior, interests, and activities, including abnormal preoccupation with certain activities and inflexible adherence to routines or rituals. Asperger syndrome is primarily distinguished from autism by the higher cognitive abilities and a more normal and timely development of language and communicative phrases. Gillberg et al. (2001) described the development of the Asperger syndro…

Hyperbaric Chamber

What Is Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Autism?
A hyperbaric chamber is a pressurized, oxygen-filled chamber or tube. It's an effective tool for treating the "bends" (a disorder among SCUBA divers who surface too quickly, causing oxygen bubbles in the bloodstream).

In recent years, some doctors theorized that Hyperbaric oxygen (HBO2) therapy could improve symptoms of autism(See more) by increasing oxygen intake and thus reducing inflammation and hypo-perfusion (lack of oxygen) in the brain. Of course, there is no agreement within the scientific community that inflammation or lack of oxygen cause autism - or are even generally associated with autism.

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) might be able to improve each of these problems in autistic individuals. Specifically, HBOT has been used with clinical success in several cerebral hypoperfusion conditions and can compensate for decreased blood flow by increasing the oxygen content of plasma and body tissues. HBOT has been reporte…

Hyperbaric chamber: An alternative treatment for autism

READ Related articles:

☆ Hyperbaric therapy could improve symptoms of autistic disorders

☆ Receiver Terrell Owens used HBOT for an ankle injury

☆ Hyperbaric therapy is approved by the American Medical Association

An alternative treatment for autism is given a new hope for local couple for their child. So much about this disorder remains a mistery including what causes autism and that why parents and doctors are willing to try new treatments that could make a difference. The latest in this terapy is called the Hyperbaric Oxigen therapy.

Parents, John and Tricia Polchowski tried everything from medications to especialized diet their's sun john, diagnosed with autism at age two. This is a child they've told me would never talk and never had frieds.

One day some research on the web let they to a hyperbaric chamber. It almost looks like a enclosed tennis bag. It's like huge blue bullet and it has windows a lingle summary compressor attached to it he climbs inside with his blanket…

The Woman Who Thinks Like a Cow . Muuuuuuuu!!!!

READ Related articles:
☆ Do you know a top model named heather? She has Aspeger Symdrome!
☆ Rock Star Craig Nicholls was diagnosed as Asperger!!!
☆ Rain man, autism and tom cruise...
☆Temple Gradin, autistic but PhD!

Temple Grandin, Ph.D., is inarguably the most accomplished and well-known adult with autism ( See more) in the world. She is known world wide for her work on the design of livestock handling facilities. In North America half the cattle are handled in systems she has designed. She has been featured on major television programs, such as "ABC's Primetime Live", the "Today Show", "Larry King Live", "48 Hours" and "20/20" and written up in national publications, such as Time magazine, People magazine, Forbes, U.S. News and World Report, and New York Times.

Among numerous other recognitions by media, Bravo Cable did a half-hour show on her life, and she was one of the "challenged" people featured in the best-sellin…

Asperger's stress hormone 'link'

Cortisol helps the brain respond to change

Children with Asperger's Syndrome may dislike change to their routine because of their different levels of the stress hormone cortisol, a study suggests.

The hormone is believed to make the brain more alert, and more able to cope with changes in the environment.

Writing in Psychoneuroendocrinology, researchers noted children with the autistic condition do not experience the normal morning "surge" of cortisol.

This may explain their need for routine and aversion to change, they suggested.

"Cortisol is one of a family of stress hormones that acts like a 'red alert' that is triggered by stressful situations allowing a person to react quickly to changes around them," said Mark Brosnan, a psychologist at Bath University.

We think this difference in stress hormone levels could be really significant in explaining why children with AS are less able to react and cope with unexpected change
Mark Brosnan Bath University

"In …

Paco de Lucia - tico tico no fubá

He is good, isn't it? You can try it yourself:-)
Tico Tifo Sheet Music(page 1)
Tico Tifo Sheet Music(page 2)