Sensor Reads Signs of Oncoming Aggression in People with Autism...

Sep 25, 2019 by

Some adults, teens and children with autism can become suddenly aggressive with little warning for the people taking care of them. But researchers at Northeastern University have created a device that can predict aggressive episodes a minute before they...

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New ‘child-friendly’ test for autism

Aug 14, 2019 by

For young children with autism, questionnaires and psychologist evaluations can be stressful. But new research has found an easier, stress-free tests for children with autism that involves tracking their gaze....

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How architecture can change the lives of children with autism...

Aug 10, 2019 by

Joan Scott Love has spent 5 years researching new ways to teach designers to create sensory-friendly spaces. The senior lecturer in interior architecture at Leeds Beckett University creates optimized learning environments for children of all needs and abilities. Check...

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Scientists Develop an Objective, Brain-based Test to Diagnose Autism...

Jun 4, 2019 by

Scientists at Wake Forest School of Medicine used fMRIs to measure the response of children with autism to different environmental cues in the part of the brain involved in assigning value to social interactions....

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Researchers find clues into early development of ASD

Feb 16, 2019 by

Researchers at the Salk Institute compared stem cells created from people with and without autism spectrum disorder. They found measurable differences in both the patterns and the speed of development in the cells derived from those with autism spectrum...

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Zinc linked to autism

Dec 10, 2018 by

Research published in Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience indicates that a zinc deficiency in early childhood might contribute to autism spectrum disorder....

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Brainwave activity reveals potential biomarker for autism in children...

Nov 6, 2018 by

Researchers at Kanazawa University have identified a potential quantifiable biomarker for diagnosing autism spectrum disorder (ASD) using magnetic brainwave imaging to correlate altered gamma oscillation with the motor response of children with ASD....

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