Autism’s Drug Problem

Many people on the spectrum take multiple medications which can have serious side effects and may not even be effective.  Take a look at some of the drug therapies often associated with Autism. Read the Article Here

Assistive technologies bring new life skills to those with Autism

The emergence of new technologies has made great strides in helping those afflicted. Dr. Rebecca M. Jones, a neuroscientist and assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Center for Autism and the Developing Brain in White Plains discusses the ways technology is used to help those with autism to communicate, learn, and interact. Read …

Empathy Kit to Help Users Better Understand Autism

This kit by Royal College of Art graduate Heeju Kim uses sweets to recreate the tongue-tying experience of living with autism. Kim created three tools and a mobile application as part of the project, which is titled An Empathy Bridge for Autism Read the Article Here

Robots, Apps and Brain Scans: New Tools to Help the Autistic Child

Beyond apps, groundbreaking research into technology-based interventions for autism could boost the social skills of children with developmental conditions. Such technologies may help these children make friends once they sit down at the table. Read the Article Here