Sano Genetics Exome Sequencing

In a previous post about Lumminary's Exome Sequencing I said I was going to get tested with Sano as well since I wasn't too happy with Lumminary. There was a bit of a delay in the last stage of the process that I suspect was caused by Covid but the results still came in about … Continue reading Sano Genetics Exome Sequencing

The Circle DNA Autism Report

My last post was about getting the Circle DNA Test. If you read that post you will know that this test uses Exome Sequencing which covers a great deal more of the genome that tests like 23andme. I have now received the results, actually I received the results over two months ago but it seems … Continue reading The Circle DNA Autism Report

Mild Is Hard

Mild is having people think because you heard them in one situation, you should be able to hear them in all situations. Mild is having to endure people laughing over your one word responses to social questions. Mild is not having every trait of Autism and having people use that as a reason to say … Continue reading Mild Is Hard

ICD-11 Diagnostic Guidelines

In June 2018 the ICD-11 was published. Most sources will point you towards the Mortality and Morbidity Linearisation. This platform lists out all of the different conditions and symptoms with an associated alphanumerical code. Many of the conditions have descriptions and list out synonyms and narrower terms. These descriptions are useful for gaining a high … Continue reading ICD-11 Diagnostic Guidelines

Pure and Complex Autism

Autism is a very broad disorder including a large range of people from highly intelligent, articulate but socially awkward individuals to non verbal, intellectually disabled individuals. Under the old diagnostic manuals we had vocabulary to distinguish different groups and this was useful because the needs and expectations of these different groups are different. The articulate … Continue reading Pure and Complex Autism