19/08/2016Reflecting back on incidents can help people manage their anxiety – though, traditional reflection aids such as written diaries are often abandoned. However, wearable technology could provide the solution.
03/08/2016Now, new studies from the University of Missouri, found that through use of photographs, adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) were able to share their accounts of difficulties transitioning out of school, their struggles with socialization and how they use animals as a source of companionship.
01/08/2016Researchers at the University of Kent are arguing that creativity and intermedial languages can be used as a bridge to communicate with autistic children.
29/07/2016Astronauts and pilots use them. So do truck drivers and Formula One race-car drivers. Now there is a virtual reality simulator specifically designed to help teenagers with autism spectrum disorder, or ASD, learn how to drive.
27/07/2016The social robots of the startup LuxAI can be used, for example, in the educational or health system, where they would support trainers and therapists in their work. The robots can be programmed to practice vocabulary with children or to make rehabilitation exercises with stroke patients.
22/07/2016Owning a pet dog reduces stress and significantly improves functioning in families who have a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), new research has shown.