Day: August 2, 2018

Newatlas.com: Experimental autism treatment reads emotions using Google Glass

Newatlas.com: Experimental autism treatment reads emotions using Google Glass

In the new Stanford study, children with autism wore Google Glass headsets that were wirelessly linked to a machine learning-based app on a nearby smartphone. That app analyzed the view from the glasses’ forward-facing camera, gauging the expressions/emotions of the people with which the children were interacting. It then determined

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Fox5dc.com: Local family shares powerful story of son with autism in new documentary, 'Far From The Tree'

Fox5dc.com: Local family shares powerful story of son with autism in new documentary, 'Far From The Tree'

Image Gallery 7 PHOTOS Allnutt family shares powerful story of son with autism in new documentary, ‘Far From The Tree’

GAITHERSBURG, Md. – The new documentary, Far From The Tree, follows families as they deal with extraordinary challenges through love, empathy and understanding. The film, based on the award

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Healio.com: Google Glass helps children with autism read emotions

Healio.com: Google Glass helps children with autism read emotions

Dennis P. Wall

Exploratory study results demonstrated that a machine-learning-assisted software system that runs on Google Glass, paired with a smartphone app, helped children with autism understand the emotions conveyed in other’s facial expressions.

To speed up access to therapy for children with autism, researchers at Stanford developed Superpower Glass,

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Abccolumbia.com: SC Early Autism Project pays $8.8 Million to Settle False Claims

Abccolumbia.com: SC Early Autism Project pays $8.8 Million to Settle False Claims

Aug 2, 2018 11:20 AM EDT

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)–South Carolina’s largest provider of behavioral therapy for children with autism is paying the federal government $8.8 million to settle fraud allegations.After an investigation the US Attorney’s Office says the EAP submitted false claims to Tricare and the South Carolina

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Windsorstar.com: Costs overwhelming mom of four-year-old with autism and cancer

Windsorstar.com: Costs overwhelming mom of four-year-old with autism and cancer

Zayvion Brooks, 4, is held by his mother Kiomi Boykin on July 31, 2018, in Windsor. Zayvion has autism and is undergoing chemotherapy treatments for leukemia. Taylor Campbell / Windsor Star

Zayvion Brooks can’t tell his mom when he needs another morphine dose.

The four-year-old Windsor boy was diagnosed with

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Nbcphiladelphia.com: Google Glass Helps Kids With Autism Make Eye Contact, Study Finds

Nbcphiladelphia.com: Google Glass Helps Kids With Autism Make Eye Contact, Study Finds

Most children with autism who wore Google Glasses equipped with facial expression-interpreting software made improvements in holding eye contact with their families, according to a study published Thursday.

The lead author of the Stanford University School of Medicine study, Dennis Wall, told NBC News that the Superpower Glass trial — the

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Register-herald.com: Autism Google Glass Crowdfunding Campaign Ships Groundbreaking Technology On Time

Register-herald.com: Autism Google Glass Crowdfunding Campaign Ships Groundbreaking Technology On Time

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug 2, 2018–Brain Power, a Boston-based neurotechnology company, shipped the first 60 units of its award-winning Empowered Brain™ smartglasses on time, and will ship successive rounds of orders ahead of schedule. Orders were placed earlier this year during the most successful autism-related crowdfunding campaign ever ($165,000). Empowered

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Reuters.com: Google Glass may help kids with autism read facial expressions

Reuters.com: Google Glass may help kids with autism read facial expressions

(Reuters Health) – Children with autism may be better able to understand facial expressions and improve their social skills by using a Google Glass headset and smartphone app, a small pilot study suggests.

The prototype tool, called Superpower Glass, uses games to help children recognize faces and emotions while interacting

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Greenvilleonline.com: Company pays federal officials $8 million to settle probe of SC children's autism therapy

Greenvilleonline.com: Company pays federal officials $8 million to settle probe of SC children's autism therapy

The Converge Autism Summit will be held March 1-2 at The Embassy Suites in downtown Greenville.(Photo: FotoCuisinette, Getty Images/iStockphoto)

COLUMBIA — The state’s largest provider of children’s autism behavioral therapy has paid the federal government $8.8 million to settle a false claims probe, federal prosecutors have announced.

An official with

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Sciencedaily.com: Map of a billion brain links reveals clues about how we think

Sciencedaily.com: Map of a billion brain links reveals clues about how we think

Scientists have created an elaborate map of more than a billion brain cell connections, helping to shed light on how memories are formed and recalled.

Their complex series of images are the first to illustrate how these vital connections are organised and could impact on our fundamental understanding of the

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Ladbible.com: Google Glass Can Help Autistic Children Read Other People's Emotions

Ladbible.com: Google Glass Can Help Autistic Children Read Other People's Emotions

Now this is all kinds of awesome. Researchers have paired Google Glass eyewear with smartphone software designed to read facial expressions to help children with autism read facial expressions in order to assess other people’s emotions.

Google discontinued its Glass eyewear for consumers worldwide in 2015, but the company has

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Postandcourier.com: SC autism therapy provider pays $8.8 million to settle insurance fraud claims

Postandcourier.com: SC autism therapy provider pays $8.8 million to settle insurance fraud claims

South Carolina’s largest provider of behavioral therapy for autistic children has paid the federal government $8.8 million to settle allegations of false insurance claims.

Sumter-based Early Autism Project Inc. had been accused of billing Medicaid and TRICARE, which insures military families, for services that were misrepresented in paperwork or not

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Video:Fathering Autism- What Does She See?

Video:Fathering Autism- What Does She See?

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