New Tools are Key to Better Assessment, Treatment of Autism
Sept. 27, 2012
Researchers in Georgia Tech’s Center for Behavior Imaging have developed two new technological tools that automatically measure relevant behaviors of children, and promise to have significant impact on the understanding of behavioral disorders such as autism.
Young Adults With Autism Seek Out White-Collar Careers for First Time
Sept. 27, 2012
A few weeks ago, Matthew Koenig, 24, was doing data entry for below minimum wage at a supervised employment center for people with disabilities in St. Paul, Minn.
Louisville Woman Uses Inspiring Personal Story to Spread Awareness
Sept. 26, 2012
At first glance, Jennifer Adams-Tucker’s family looks pretty standard – a mom, a dad, two girls, and two boys. However, when three of your four children are diagnosed with autism, your story is anything but standard. And that’s the story that Jennifer wants to share with others to prove that individuals with Autism can “shine, achieve, inspire” and can overcome societal obstacles to accomplish amazing things.
Alliance Growing Between Autism and Aquatics
Sept. 18, 2012
The non-profit organization Surfers Healing has been the focus of recent autism coverage,promoting the sport of surfing as a therapeutic recreational activity for autistic children.
The iPad Goes Back to School
Sept. 17, 2012
When Dr. Martin Ringle introduced the then-new iPad to Oregon’s Reed College in the fall of 2010, he was more than a little cautious. After all, he had seen educational-technology trends come and go—he even had an old Apple Newton gathering dust in a drawer somewhere.