Controlling and repeating the actions of cartoon characters over and over again reinforces the links between emotions and facial expressions in the kids’ minds. It’s like taking life and rewinding the parts of it that we don’t understand like a movie until we GET it… and only THEN moving on.
Invirtua Advisor Dana Stamos tells a story of a Nevada boy on the autism spectrum who learns the benefits of live animation from his speech-langauge therapist.
In 1997, at the request of Congress, the NIH formed its Autism Coordinating Committee (NIH/ACC) to enhance the quality, pace and coordination of efforts at the NIH.
Using video to communicate undesirable behavior and remediation has shown to be successful with children on the autism spectrum.
Group Cognitive Behavior Therapy has shown to be effective as well as individual cognitive behavior therapy for people on the autism spectrum.
Symptom expression of disabilities declined with integrated employment options as well as supported employment services.
John Elder Robison tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross how he was able to feel empathy for the first time in his life after he received transcranial magnetic stimulation, a noninvasive procedure in which areas of the brain are stimulated with electromagnetic fields to alter its circuitry.
A father relates to his son's experience of being without friends.
A Conversation with Samantha Craft, Author of "Everyday Aspergers"
Gary Jesch of Invirtua hosts Samantha Craft in the first of the series - "Embracing Autism"
Lori Shayew, MA and Marisa Leon, MA will support you by listening to your pain and answering your questions. Sunday 9 a.m. Pacific.
Take a personal tour of Autism Animated with founder and creator Gary Jesch via his upcoming webcast.
Virtual Reality technology is being tested at UT's Center for Brain Health, to assist those with autism