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

Blood Test Shows Promise for Guiding Autism Diagnosis and Treatment

In a new report, researchers describe their development of a novel blood test to identify gene-expression patterns distinctive to autism in infants and toddlers. The test, they say, has potential to be further developed for both diagnosing autism before full symptoms emerge and for guiding research on early treatments Read the Article Here