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Autism Therapy with Applied Behavioral Analysis

There’s no common intervention for children having autism spectrum disorder. Most individuals, however, respond best to structured behavioral programs. Applied behavioral analysis is one of the most popular interventions, along with occupational and speech therapy, floortime therapy, and other methods. Behavior analysis is a natural science and was first introduced by BF Skinner in the…

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    Managing Aggressive Autistic Behavior

    Children with autism spectrum disorder usually don’t express anxiety, fear, frustration, or anger in the same way as their neuro-typical peers. Aggressive autistic behavior is not uncommon among children having the disorder because that’s the way they express their feelings. Even children with mild autistic symptoms may sometimes become aggressive towards themselves. This is known…

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    Teaching Methods for Autistic Children

    Autism spectrum disorder is on the rise. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about one percent of the world’s population has the disorder, and autistic children comprise most of them. One in every 68 births in the US is autistic while more than 3.5 million Americans live with the disorder. But the alarming…

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    Android Autism Apps for Special Children

    From telemedicine to robots, technology in the 21st century has ushered in the future into schools and homes in both metropolitan cities and suburbs. At the same time, it’s leveling the field for students having special needs. Android autism apps have been a major advancement in special needs education in recent times and has thrown…

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    Autism Diagnosis of Children

    There’s no lab test for autism diagnosis. A children’s healthcare provider usually looks for indications of the disorder, and will probably refer you to a specialist on autism for an exhaustive clinical evaluation. Autism spectrum disorder widely varies in severity, which makes the diagnosis difficult. Symptoms have to be closely monitored for a while to…

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    Technology to Diagnose Children with Autism

    Clinical diagnosis of children with autism spectrum disorder is time consuming. It requires physician expertise and a detailed evaluation. There’s no single laboratory test to detect autism because autistic children symptoms are unique for every child. That’s why it’s called a spectrum disorder. A neurologist, psychiatrist, or a pediatrician is likely to use tools like…

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    Understanding Technology and Autism

    Educators and parents of children having autism spectrum disorder will tell you about the various ways technology has helped their kids with communication, self-regulation, sharing of interests with others, and instilling a sense of confidence. Technology and autism is a powerful combination. It helps autistic children understand and interpret feelings better. These children can develop…

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    Adult Autism Employment Opportunities Increasing

    General awareness about autism spectrum disorder has increased over the years. Diagnosis is taking place early, leading to a faster commencement of therapeutic intervention. The acceptance of autistic children in the mainstream has also increased. But the real problem begins after school and college when autistic people start hunting for jobs. Adult autism employment opportunities…

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    Technology Interventions for Children with ASD

    Did you ever leave behind your mobile phone at home while going to work? Most of us use our smartphones, tabs, and laptops to connect to our colleagues, friends, and the world around us. But for people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), these everyday tech gadgets can show the way to learn and communicate. The…

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    Autism Apps and Social Skills for Children on the Spectrum

    Children having autism spectrum disorder usually have communication and social difficulties and also show repetitive and restrictive behaviors. Technology, of late, is holding out immense promise as a therapeutic tool. Personalization of the latest autism apps, are helping kids with autism to socialize and communicate, and master routines in new ways. Autism apps and social…

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