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Animals' presence may ease social anxiety in kids with autism

Photo: Guinea pig on a child's lap [22/05/2015] When animals are present, children with autism have lower readings on a device that detects anxiety and other forms of social arousal when interacting with their peers. Companion animals – like dogs, cats or the guinea pigs in a new study – may prove to be a helpful addition to treatment programs designed to help children with ASDs improve their social skills and interactions with other people.Animals' presence may ease social anxiety in kids with autism - Read more

Facilitating trips to the dentist for children with autism

Photo: Boy at the dentist [13/05/2015] Going to the dentist might have just gotten a little less scary for the estimated 1 in 68 U.S. children with autism spectrum disorder as well as children with dental anxiety, due to new research from the University of Southern California (USC).Facilitating trips to the dentist for children with autism - Read more

 
 

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