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Dailymail.co.uk: The 'robot therapist' that teaches autistic children how to take turns and hold conversations

Dailymail.co.uk: The 'robot therapist' that teaches autistic children how to take turns and hold conversations

EXCLUSIVE: A special robot has been designed to work like that of a therapistIt has been designed by a team of experts, led by the University of PortsmouthThe machine scans autistic children for facial expressions in certain situationsThis is then used by the robot to work out the best way

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Dailymail.co.uk: Autistic boy, 11, who drowned in a river in Montenegro 'drew the scene of his death years before in …

Dailymail.co.uk: Autistic boy, 11, who drowned in a river in Montenegro 'drew the scene of his death years before in …

Ognjen Rakocevic, 11, from Podgorica in Montenegro, was found dead last yearHis father, Branko Rakocevic, believes tragic youngster predicted his own deathBoy drew a picture depicting himself in the exact spot he was found, father saysThe drawing apparently shows a halo above the hilltops and a church’s cross 

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Dailymail.co.uk: Mother claims her autistic son, eight, was locked in a plywood box with only PEEPHOLES by …

Dailymail.co.uk: Mother claims her autistic son, eight, was locked in a plywood box with only PEEPHOLES by …

An eight-year-old boy with autism was locked in a plywood box to calm downThe box had no windows, just a peephole, and measured eight cubic metresHis mother, Melbourne woman Emily Dive, is suing the Department of EducationLachlan hasn’t attended school in more than a year – he can’t be accommodatedPreviously

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Dailymail.co.uk: 'Teachers are emailing us saying Pauline Hanson is RIGHT': Sunrise host David Koch presses …

Dailymail.co.uk: 'Teachers are emailing us saying Pauline Hanson is RIGHT': Sunrise host David Koch presses …

Sunrise host David Koch questioned the education minister over school fundingHe said teachers have emailed the network claiming Pauline Hanson is rightKoch asked the minister what the government were doing about the situationPauline Hanson said children with disabilities are putting a strain on classrooms

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Dailymail.co.uk: NRL star and father-of-four SUPPORTS Pauline Hanson's call for autistic children to be removed …

Dailymail.co.uk: NRL star and father-of-four SUPPORTS Pauline Hanson's call for autistic children to be removed …

Ex-Brisbane Broncos star Shaun Berrigan says he agrees with Pauline HansonThe father-of-four has a daughter, named Imogen, who also has autismHe says he supports Hanson’s argument autistic children need to be separated’Autistic children learn differently and they require professional help,’ he wrote

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Dailymail.co.uk: Waleed Aly takes aim at Pauline Hanson over her calls for autistic children to be taken out of …

Dailymail.co.uk: Waleed Aly takes aim at Pauline Hanson over her calls for autistic children to be taken out of …

Pauline Hanson called for autistic kids to be pulled from mainstream classroomsWaleed Aly, whose son Zayd has the disorder, has taken aim at her commentsHe said Ms Hanson missed the mark by grouping all autistic children togetherThe Gold Logie winner revealed what it was like to learn his son’s diagnosis

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Dailymail.co.uk: 'Sickened that she could seriously suggest this': Lisa Oldfield slams Pauline Hanson for claiming that children with autism should be taken out of mainstream schools

Dailymail.co.uk: 'Sickened that she could seriously suggest this': Lisa Oldfield slams Pauline Hanson for claiming that children with autism should be taken out of mainstream schools

Queensland Senator Pauline Hanson has stirred controversy by claiming that children with autism and other disabilities should be removed from mainstream school.

Now, outspoken Real Housewives

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Dailymail.co.uk: Pauline Hanson calls for children with autism and other disabilities to be taken out of mainstream schools – because 'they're holding other students back'

Dailymail.co.uk: Pauline Hanson calls for children with autism and other disabilities to be taken out of mainstream schools – because 'they're holding other students back'

Queensland Senator Pauline Hanson caused outrage in Senate on WednesdayShe said children with autism should go into special classes away from othersMs Hanson claimed disabled children took up too much of the teacher’s timeAs a result, she claimed other children were being held back in their learning Disability advocates have slammed

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Dailymail.co.uk: Could autism be helped by changing a patient's diet? Taking probiotics and adopting a gluten-free lifestyle may improve sufferers' social behaviour and ability to express emotions

Dailymail.co.uk: Could autism be helped by changing a patient's diet? Taking probiotics and adopting a gluten-free lifestyle may improve sufferers' social behaviour and ability to express emotions

Gluten causes a ‘leaky gut’, where toxins travel to the brain and cause symptomsProbiotics are thought to reverse this process by strengthening the gut’s liningResearchers believe this may offer a cheap, effective way of treating the disorderThey add that more research is needed and behavioural therapy should continue

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Dailymail.co.uk: Could autism be cured by changing a patient's diet? Taking probiotics and adopting a gluten-free lifestyle may improve sufferers' social behaviour and ability to express emotions

Dailymail.co.uk: Could autism be cured by changing a patient's diet? Taking probiotics and adopting a gluten-free lifestyle may improve sufferers' social behaviour and ability to express emotions

Gluten causes a ‘leaky gut’, where toxins travel to the brain and cause symptomsProbiotics are thought to reverse this process by strengthening the gut’s liningResearchers believe this may offer a cheap, effective way of treating the disorderThey add that more research is needed and behavioural therapy should continue

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Dailymail.co.uk: 'He is fantastic!' Autistic boy, six, who can recite all 196 countries in alphabetical order delights This …

Dailymail.co.uk: 'He is fantastic!' Autistic boy, six, who can recite all 196 countries in alphabetical order delights This …

Six-year-old Jayden Binkley can recite all 196 countries in alphabetical orderHe appeared on this morning and identified obscure nations just by their flagsDelighted viewers took to Twitter to praise the ‘amazing’ schoolboy 

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Dailymail.co.uk: Autistic boy, 6, becomes global star after film shows him recite all 196 countries in alphabetical …

Dailymail.co.uk: Autistic boy, 6, becomes global star after film shows him recite all 196 countries in alphabetical …

Jayden Binkley learned list after he was given atlas by parents three months agoYoungster, from Nottingham, also learned all of his teachers’ number platesHe also knows each capital cities and can match up world’s flags to nations

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Dailymail.co.uk: 'I didn't want the fireplace to be bare on his birthday': Friendless autistic boy, 13, is flooded with …

Dailymail.co.uk: 'I didn't want the fireplace to be bare on his birthday': Friendless autistic boy, 13, is flooded with …

Claire Newman-Minns, 34, of Hessle, asked Facebook friends to send son a cardDozens responded by sending him gifts and well-wishes for the boy’s birthdayTyler has been out of school for a year and has lost contact with former friends Claire said the response to her appeal was ‘phenomenal’ and thanked everyone

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Dailymail.co.uk: Alan says his autism helps give him uniquely quirky horticultural skills

Dailymail.co.uk: Alan says his autism helps give him uniquely quirky horticultural skills

Alan says his autism helps give him uniquely quirky horticultural skillsIn a new show he takes on some of Britain’s unloved suburban gardensThe Autistic Gardener starts tonight at 7pm on Channel 4 

Alan Gardner has something Charlie Dimmock and Monty Don simply don’t. And it’s not his trademark pink hair and matching nails,

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Dailymail.co.uk: Why autistic people won't look others in the eye: Doing so causes sufferers stress and makes them …

Dailymail.co.uk: Why autistic people won't look others in the eye: Doing so causes sufferers stress and makes them …

People with autism often avoid eye contact with some saying it feels like burningScientists have used brain scans of autistic patients to back up their complaintsResearchers found eye contact overstimulates the brain of an autistic person

People with autism often avoid eye contact, with some complaining it feels like

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Dailymail.co.uk: Expectant mothers who have flu or a fever raise the risk of their child having autism by up to 300%, study shows

Dailymail.co.uk: Expectant mothers who have flu or a fever raise the risk of their child having autism by up to 300%, study shows

Links between flu in expectant mothers and autism have long been uncoveredBut the new Columbia University study bolsters the growing body of evidence Having a fever at any time during pregnancy heightens the risk by 34 per cent

Having a fever in pregnancy really does increase the risk of your child having autism, alarming

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