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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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    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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    Autism Employment Support after Landing a Job

    Creating autism employment opportunities and hiring an autistic individual is only half the job. Motivating them to become performers, through continued autism employment support, is the biggest challenge for the human resource (HR) manager. A job environment constantly changes. New people come in the management. Sometimes even the ownership changes hands. These present some unique…

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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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    5 Facts about Autism Spectrum Disorder

    More than one percent of the global population has autism spectrum disorder, while prevalence in the US has been pegged at one in every 68 children. More than 3.5 million Americans live with autism. Incidence of the disorder is growing at an alarming rate. While awareness about autism has increased over the years, many people…

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