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Ecns.cn: High-tech help for autistic kids: Robots

Ecns.cn: High-tech help for autistic kids: Robots

A child with autism interacts with robots at Harbin Children’s Hospital, as part of an innovative approach to treatment. (Zhou Huiying/China Daily)

A hospital in Northeast China is using robots and artificial intelligence to help treat children with autism.

Since its opening in mid-September, the E-Medical Artificial Intelligent Cognitive Rehabilitation

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Broadwayworld.com: Anne Torsiglieri Shines a Light on the Struggles and Joys of Autism in TAKING THE A TRAIN

Broadwayworld.com: Anne Torsiglieri Shines a Light on the Struggles and Joys of Autism in TAKING THE A TRAIN

When Anne Torsiglieri’s twin boys were 15 months old, she noticed something not quite right. While one was incredibly engaged with the people around him, the other seemed to prefer the company of the ceiling fan and the beams of light. As his brother tried to joke with family members,

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Wfmynews2.com: Kids With Autism Soar With Flight 'Rehearsals' At PTI

Wfmynews2.com: Kids With Autism Soar With Flight 'Rehearsals' At PTI

American Airlines (Photo: RHONA WISE, Custom)

GREENSBORO, N.C. — A mock flight program is giving kids with autism the chance to soar. 

American Airlines’ ‘It’s Cool To Fly’ event is coming to Piedmont Triad International Airport on September 30. 

The program is an airport “rehearsal” specially designed for

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Ucsb.edu: Taking the 'A' Train

Ucsb.edu: Taking the 'A' Train

When Anne Torsiglieri’s twin boys were 15 months old, she noticed something not quite right. While one engaged with the people around him, the other seemed to prefer the company of the ceiling fan and beams of light. As his brother tried to joke with family members, he preferred the

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Wfsu.org: New Law Requiring Autism Training For Law Enforcement Takes Effect Sunday

Wfsu.org: New Law Requiring Autism Training For Law Enforcement Takes Effect Sunday

A new Florida law requiring autism awareness training for law enforcement officers takes effect Sunday.

Listen to the story!

The new law adds autism training to law enforcement agencies’ curriculum. It includes recognizing the symptoms and characteristics of people with autism. Florida Police Benevolent Association Executive Director Matt Puckett calls

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14news.com: Robot for children with autism comes to Owensboro

14news.com: Robot for children with autism comes to Owensboro

OWENSBORO, KY (WFIE) –

Work with children with autism is changing thanks to new technology. A robot named Milo could help us communicate and understand those on the spectrum.

At Wendell Foster, a center for people with disabilities in Owensboro, Milo could change the way children with autism learn.

“He’s non-threatening. He’s

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Dailymail.co.uk: The love hormone makes men more friendly – but can cause women to freak out

Dailymail.co.uk: The love hormone makes men more friendly – but can cause women to freak out

Stanford University scientists made male mice more social injecting oxycontinBut a team at UC Davis found higher levels of the hormone made female mice fearfulIt is only recently that studies have started to assess how the hormone affects males and females differently 

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Ipolitics.ca: What will it take for the feds to get serious about autism?

Ipolitics.ca: What will it take for the feds to get serious about autism?

Canadian families coping with the challenges of caring for autistic children would really like to see federal politicians get their act together. It would also help if all factions within the autism community started working toward a common cause.

Regrettably, neither seems to be happening. Now, families worry that friction

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Spectrumnews.org: Spectrum photo contest

Spectrumnews.org: Spectrum photo contest

Spectrum photo contest | Spectrum | Autism Research News Color cascade: Different nerve tracts glow green and purple in a transparent mouse brain.

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Hey scientists, send us your best science photos from 2017! Winning images will be featured in a slide show in our 2017 Year in review issue.

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Mgretailer.com: Medical Cannabis Research in Israel Shows Promise for Autism Patients

Mgretailer.com: Medical Cannabis Research in Israel Shows Promise for Autism Patients

Israeli Agriculture Ministry today recognized medical cannabis as a legitimate crop

JERUSALEM—Two clinical trials being conducted by Dr. Adi Aran and researchers at Shaare Zedek Medical Center show early promise for young patients experiencing extreme symptoms of autism.

In related news, the Israeli Agriculture Ministry today has recognized medical marijuana,

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Yorkpress.co.uk: Tourist attractions host autism-friendly sessions

Yorkpress.co.uk: Tourist attractions host autism-friendly sessions

FIVE of York’s best-known tourist attractions will create autism-friendly experiences next Friday to support a national ‘Autism Hour’ campaign.

The Jorvik Group attractions, which include the Jorvik Viking Centre and historic Barley Hall, off Stonegate, will be offering visitors a specially-designed, ‘low-arousal’ experience tailored to the needs of families and

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