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Internet addiction risk for children with ASD
Previous studies indicate that children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) spend more time online than their normally developing peers. While professionals believe children with ASD can find their online experiences as helpful because it takes away the anxiety and pressure of actual social interaction, it puts them at greater risk of addiction to this virtual world...
Technological help still needs the human touch
A US-based startup is developing educational mobile applications that can be used as instructional tools to help people with special needs learn new or difficult skills. The company's first product is named Literacy Labels. It facilitates the learning of new words through by scanning QR codes on printed labels and teaching related expressive and receptive language...
Parents’ involvement is key
A recent study on autism shows that parents who communicate with their young autistic children reduced symptoms of the disorder up to six years later. However, these children did not improve in language skills or show reduced anxiety. Moreover, when one looks into the study further, we will notice that standard behaviour treatment was received by both...