11 Insightful Facts About Autism

11 Insightful Facts about Autism Autism is a disorder of neural development characterized by impaired social interaction and verbal and non-verbal communication, and by restricted, repetitive or stereotyped behavior. The diagnostic criteria require that symptoms become apparent before a child is three years old. Autism now affects 1 in 88 children; 1 in 54 boys,…

Humanoid robot “Russell” engages children with autism – Science Nation

Humanoid robot “Russell” engages children with autism – Science Nation

♫MUSIC♫ ROBOT: Hello, I want to play with you. MILES O’BRIEN: This robot, nicknamed Russell, is being put to the test by a couple of pre-schoolers. Lincoln is four. Madelyn is three. ROBOT: Look at what i’m doing. MILES O’BRIEN: Both children have autism. Studies show children with autism lack certain social skills important for…

The Neuroscience of Autism ft. 12tone

The Neuroscience of Autism ft. 12tone

When researchers talk about the “normal” human brain, there really isn’t any such thing. But trying to understand how brains vary is valuable, because it helps us understand how differences in the structure and function of the brain lead to differences in behavior. Hey there, Brainiacs! I’m Alie Astrocyte. This week, I want to talk…

Donald Trump and Dr  Ben Carson Discuss Vaccinations and Autism at CNN GOP Debate

Donald Trump and Dr Ben Carson Discuss Vaccinations and Autism at CNN GOP Debate

this way there has been there have been numerous studies and they have not demonstrated that there’s any correlation between vaccinations and autism this is something that was spread widely fifteen or twenty years ago and it has not been adequately you know revealed to the public what’s actually going on vaccines are very important…