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2013-06-29 23:18:03

To empower parents and clinicians with reliable tools for autism screening, WebTeam Corporation, with expert guidance from Dr Michael Lewis, M.D., has come out with a screening app that will help parents and pediatricians know whether or not an infant is likely to get affected by autism. Somerset, NJ (PRWEB) June 29, 2013 WebTeam Corporation has always strived to put its best foot forward when it comes to introducing innovation in special needs education. This time the company has...

Faulty Connections In Autistic Brains
2013-06-26 09:39:07

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New light is being shed on the effects autism has on the brain by a group of researchers from San Diego State University’s Brain Development Imaging Laboratory. According to the findings, the connection between the thalamus – a deep brain structure critical to sensory and motor functions – and the brain’s outer layer known as the cerebral cortex is impaired in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). This first of...

MIT Software Helps Social Skills
2013-06-14 13:29:36

Watch the video "MIT Automated Coach Helps With Social Interactions" Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online MIT researchers have developed new software that allows people to practice their interpersonal skills to help them better nail that interview. The National Institute of Mental Health says about 15 million adults in the US have social phobias. For some people, such as those suffering from Asperger's syndrome, it is difficult to make eye contact and appropriately...

2013-06-10 23:18:52

Producer CEO at RKNet Studios stated: “Developing awareness and sensory integration are key features of cognitive skills development in Cognitions Bridge games, which are designed to act as therapy to many disorders including Autism. In a game played against the computer, the sensory integration in the game helps to "balance" the input of the senses. The computer acts as mentor and a friendly playmate that can play for hours, interact non-verbally, and doesn´t judge.”...

2013-06-06 23:37:20

Biolog, Inc., creator of powerful cell analysis technologies for biomedical research and development, announced today a breakthrough in autism research made by using its advanced Phenotype MicroArray (PM) cell scanning technology. Hayward, CA (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 Discovery Demonstrates Advantage of Metabolic over Genetic Screening Biolog, Inc., creator of powerful cell analysis technologies for biomedical research and development, announced today a breakthrough in autism research made by...

Future Abilities In Children With Autism Predicted With Early Brain Responses To Words
2013-05-30 11:38:06

University of Washington The pattern of brain responses to words in 2-year-old children with autism spectrum disorder predicted the youngsters' linguistic, cognitive and adaptive skills at ages 4 and 6, according to a new study. The findings, to be published May 29 in PLOS ONE, are among the first to demonstrate that a brain marker can predict future abilities in children with autism. "We've shown that the brain's indicator of word learning in 2-year-olds already diagnosed with...

2013-05-24 23:28:12

Today Sport-Social launched a campaign in an effort to spread awareness about Autism. They are reaching out for votes in an online voting contest that will change the lives of many children with autism and their families. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Sport-Social, a Las Vegas based Autism Center, entered a contest that will result in help for hundreds of kids. 1 in 50 children are affected with Autism, according to a 2013 Center for Disease Control report. Sport-Social, a Nevada...

2013-05-19 23:00:04

It´s “Mission Possible” for Torin and Kaia Phillips of Boston, Massachusetts, as the siblings work to overcome autism with the help of intensive treatment provided by the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD). They will be featured in this month's "Mission Possible: Portraits of Hope" series beginning Monday, May 20, 2013. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 Seven-year-old Torin Phillips and his 6-year-old sister, Kaia, are on a mission to overcome the limiting effects...


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