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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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    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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    Autism Employment Opportunities on the Rise

    Defying age-old conventions, people with autism spectrum disorder are slowly becoming productive members of the society as more companies have begun hiring them for various positions. Autism employment opportunities have risen over time with companies realizing the benefits involved in hiring autistic adults. An increasing number of organizations are accepting diversity in the workplace. Autism…

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    5 Teaching Tips for Children with Autism

    Teaching children with autism is often a tall order for most parents and educators. This is largely due to the fact that most people don’t know how to deal with an autistic child. Such children need to have a structured day, and teachers who can be firm but gentle with them. Autistic children usually lack…

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    Adults with Autism: Adding Diversity to Hiring

    Autism spectrum disorder, in popular culture, has come a long way since Rain Man. Autism, today, is nearer to adorable geniuses like Jim Parson in The Big Bang Theory, Or Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role of Sherlock. Changing perception about adults with autism is implying an intellectual benefit. But will the perception manage to…

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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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    Jobs for Autistic Adults: What HR Managers Can Do

    The world of employment for adults living with autism spectrum disorder is fraught with hurdles. While jobs for autistic adults are short in number, such people find it difficult to cope with the hiring process that usually involves a written test followed by an interview. While this may work for non-autistic people, paranoia often grips…

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    Video Simulation in Autism: The Latest Hack?

    Video games are rarely known to carry any positive connotation. Just the mention of video games is accompanied by images of children staring like zombies into TV screens working tirelessly on their controllers, and paranoid mothers frantically trying to pull them away from the fixation. But it’s bound to come as a surprise to know…

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    Adult Autism Apps for those on the Spectrum

    Technology, today, is part of our everyday life. It can be a great asset for adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) who lack communication skills, are nonverbal, or need improvement in their motor skills. The advent of adult autism apps have been a major step forward in this context. Adult autism apps for those on…

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