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Autism disorder


New research: Using non-humanoid robots for teaching children with autism

June 25, 2022 1:35 pm

A research paper examines whether non-humanoid robots can act as teaching aids, and whether they can reduce the workload of human special educators.

Autistic Pride Day 2022: Tracing the history and significance of the day

June 18, 2022 1:27 pm

As per WHO, "People with autism often have co-occurring conditions, including epilepsy, depression, anxiety and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder."

'Early intervention is really the key': Tommy, Dee Hilfiger on raising children with autism spectrum disorder

April 08, 2022 3:36 pm

"If you sense that your child is off in any way … if they’re not responding or if they seem like they’re in their own world, you should get them tested, and the earlier you get them tested, the sooner you can intervene."

World Autism Awareness Day: Tips for parents who have kids with autism

April 03, 2022 11:26 am

"Early indicators of autism spectrum condition in children include less eye contact, lack of responsiveness to their name, and indifference toward caretakers."

Hong Kong robots help autistic children boost social skills

April 22, 2021 1:52 pm

The robots engage the children with role-playing and verbal interaction. A typical class involves two small robots acting out social scenarios on a tabletop, helping the children see the difference between appropriate and unacceptable behaviour such as tantrums or screaming

9 ways to manage sleep problems in children with autism spectrum disorder

April 09, 2021 8:10 pm

There are several ways parents can improve a child’s sleep. They need to establish a good sleep hygiene.

How to spot the symptoms of autism in children

May 03, 2019 5:31 pm

Some early indicators of autism include delayed or no response to name, poor eye contact and minimal social skills.

Older parents more likely to have autistic kids

April 23, 2014 3:48 pm

For babies born to mothers aged 30 and older, the chance of developing ASD rose rapidly with the mother's age.

New technique to diagnose autism in babies

December 14, 2013 3:07 pm

Barbaro is training medical experts around the globe in the use of her diagnostic method.