Day: August 4, 2018

Gulf-times.com: Google Glasses help kids with autism

Gulf-times.com: Google Glasses help kids with autism

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Children with autism were able to improve their social skills by using a smartphone app paired with Google Glasses to help them understand the emotions conveyed in people’s facial expressions, according to a pilot study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.Prior to participating in the

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Msn.com: Video games can remove challenging parts of social interaction for people with autism, expert says

Msn.com: Video games can remove challenging parts of social interaction for people with autism, expert says

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An autism expert and researcher in the field of disability and technology says video games provide a simpler and more understandable interface for people with autism.

Dr Kathryn Ringland, who has authored several studies in the field, said video games could remove painful and challenging

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Video:Fathering Autism- She Learned It So Fast!

Video:Fathering Autism- She Learned It So Fast!

This is the first time Abigail has played fetch with a dog and the most she’s ever thrown anything consistently. She learned it so fast! The kids rode separately down to Daytona Beach giving mom and dad some peace. We ended the day with a major autistic meltdown unfortunately but I did get a smile before bed
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Msn.com: 'Device addiction similar to autism'

Msn.com: 'Device addiction similar to autism'

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Although young children today are smart and tech-savvy, their interactive ability is impaired compared to their predecessor generations, according to child health experts and therapists. 

Device addiction is considered to be the primary reason for this phenomenon, and analysts have

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Kxl.com: Superhero Autism Activity Day

Kxl.com: Superhero Autism Activity Day

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Aug 4, 2018 @ 7:39 AM

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Beaverton, Oregon- While protesters and counter-protesters gather along Portland’s waterfront later today, for the Patriot Prayer Protest, 10 miles to the west, hundreds of families with children living with autism will gather for a day of play

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Tapinto.net: Belmar/Lake Como Road Closure Alert: Autism Benefit Race Along Ocean Avenue, North Boulevard Tomorrow

Tapinto.net: Belmar/Lake Como Road Closure Alert: Autism Benefit Race Along Ocean Avenue, North Boulevard Tomorrow

BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — Tomorrow’s 10th annual Triathlon/Duathlon/Aquabike for Autism will bring morning road closures to both Belmar and Lake Como.

The August 5 event features a triathlon, duathlon, a relay-team triathlon and duathlon and aquabike competition, and usually draws thousands of competitors and onlookers to the beachfront.

Residents are

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Blog:Paginated Thoughts- Less socially interested people are still full human beings

Blog:Paginated Thoughts- Less socially interested people are still full human beings

The recent study “Being vs. Appearing Socially Uninterested: Challenging Assumptions about Social Motivation in Autism,” and the resulting New York Times article, got me thinking about the value we place on socializing. The article does a good job, I think, on telling non-autistic audiences that we are just as human as they are. That autistic people need to be met halfway just like anyone else. That our body language and communication and social interests displaying

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Tampabay.com: Mother accused of leaving daughter in river sought help for child's autism

Tampabay.com: Mother accused of leaving daughter in river sought help for child's autism

Months before police say Shakayla Denson carried her daughter into the Hillsborough River and let go this week, the mother asked for help.

Her daughter, Je’Hyrah Daniels, had recently been diagnosed with autism, Denson wrote in the October fundraising page. Department of Children and Families records said the 4-year-old

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Uncova.com: Florida Mum Murders Daughter With Autism By Throwing Her Into The River

Uncova.com: Florida Mum Murders Daughter With Autism By Throwing Her Into The River

A mum has hurled her four-year-old daughter from a bridge into a river to her death, police in Florida say.

The parent, named as Shakayla Denson, 26, has been arrested after allegedly throwing her young child into the water in front of horrified onlookers.

Police in Tampa have now charged the

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Avoyellestoday.com: Autism in Avoyelles: Mansura mom to open autism treatment center

Avoyellestoday.com: Autism in Avoyelles: Mansura mom to open autism treatment center

{Editor’s Note: Autism is a growing concern throughout the nation. There is one existing treatment center in the parish and two proposed centers expected to open later this year. This article is the first in a series.}

When Kaylee Sievers sees her 4-year-old son Fynn achieving small victories over autism,

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Heraldcourier.com: Man gets life plus 65 years for killing adopted autistic son

Heraldcourier.com: Man gets life plus 65 years for killing adopted autistic son

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A man convicted of drowning his adopted autistic son last year has been sentenced to life in prison without parole plus an additional 65 years.

WXIA-TV reports Leon Williams was sentenced Friday. The former Georgia Department of Administrative Services worker has admitted to striking 10-year-old

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Techtimes.com: Finally, The Perfect Use For Google Glass: Helping Kids With Autism Identify Emotions

Techtimes.com: Finally, The Perfect Use For Google Glass: Helping Kids With Autism Identify Emotions

Contrary to popular belief, Google Glass is not dead. While development has largely become stagnant, it still has many potentials such as this new implementation, which helps autistic kids identify emotions better.  ( Google )

Google makes a groundbreaking moment when the Google Glass was finally launched.

Finally, the

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