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A new assemblage of tools precisely gauges a baby’s physiological response to sights, sounds and tactile stimuli all at once1. Researchers could use the system to study responses to social stimuli, such as facial expressions, speech and caresses, that may be altered in babies with autism. They could…
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Big tech companies want to hire for this position, and they'd prefer people with autism.Source: The Autism Site
Yesterday · From The Autism Site
"There are days I come home and cry because of things I have to deal with... But I do this job because I CARE."Source: The Autism Site
Yesterday · From The Autism Site
The United States has approved, for the first time, a compound derived from marijuana to treat certain types of epilepsy. The ruling may spell good news for autism research. The approval of Epidiolex, the new drug, will require a change in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency’s classification of marijua…
2 days ago · From Spectrum News
Papers in medical journals go through rigorous peer review and meticulous data analysis. Yet many of these articles are missing a key piece of information: the financial ties of the authors. Nearly two-thirds of the 100 physicians who rake in the most money from 10 device manufacturers failed to dis…
2 days ago · From Spectrum News
It's scary how many foods glyphosates have been found in!Source: The Autism Site
2 days ago · From The Autism Site
Parents are now arguing that the homeowners' association is in violation of federal and state fair housing laws.Source: The Autism Site
2 days ago · From The Autism Site
By: Michael C. Selbst, Ph.D., BCBA-D Behavior Therapy Associates & HI-STEP Co-Author of POWER-Solving Curriculum “Mom and Dad, can Emma come over to play?” “Do you want to play together at recess?” “Can I ride bikes with Noah?” “We want to go the movies later, is that okay?” “I’m meeting my …
2 days ago · From Different Roads to Learning
The international manual of conditions now includes a diagnostic code for Angelman syndrome — which may enable scientists to systematically collect information about the syndrome. They may, for example, be able to track the effects of certain treatments or the average lifespan of people with the syn…
3 days ago · From Spectrum News
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By Rebecca Burgess *** Rebecca Burgess is a freelance comic artist and illustrator living in the UK. She has an interest in history and folk songs that runs through alot of her work. Her obsession with comics runs into her spare time, where she draws two webcomics! Rebecca also likes to pla…
19.05.2016 · From The Art of Autism
When it comes to communicating via email or text messaging, deaf people have to rely on English or other language keyboards even though sign language may be their primary language. Although deaf people read, write and lip read in their surrounding language, sign language can be independent of that. …
09.02.2016 · From Assistive Technology Blog
In the last few years, Minecraft has taken the world by storm.  We all perhaps know that it is a video game, but we don't know much beyond that. Almost all kids, on the other hand, not only know what it is (a video game!), but also know how to maneuver that game very well, and pick up all sorts…
02.12.2015 · From Assistive Technology Blog
Gary Jesch, owner of Invirtua and a digital puppeteer who has been in the live animation industry for 20 years, was inspired to see what he could do for those on the autism spectrum.Eye contact, social skills & social interaction, and difficulties with attention and concentration are some of the…
04.12.2015 · From Assistive Technology Blog
By Megan Amodeo I have always been on the autism spectrum. Two of my three daughters have always been on the autism spectrum. By no means do I claim to be an expert in all things autism, but I do have a good sample size in my own home which provides me with a unique window into the minds of autistic…
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