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…

New Hope for Autism – Geraldine Dawson

New Hope for Autism – Geraldine Dawson

[MUSIC] [APPLAUSE] Dawson: There’s a saying that if you’ve met one person with autism, you’ve met one person with autism. And that’s because autism is a spectrum disorder; it affects people in many different ways. But in every case, that person has difficulties understanding and navigating the social world. They have trouble making eye contact,…

Pros and Cons of Gluten-Free, Casein-Free Diets for Autism

Pros and Cons of Gluten-Free, Casein-Free Diets for Autism

“Pros and Cons of Gluten-Free, Casein-Free Diets for Autism” When you read in alternative medicine journals that there’s “a great deal of evidence that foods containing casein or gluten contribute significantly to [autism] and should be eliminated from the diet”, almost always leading to symptomatic improvement, they’re presumably talking about the published anecdotes and case…

New Definition of Autism Could Affect Treatment Access

New Definition of Autism Could Affect Treatment Access

New Definition of Autism Could Affect Treatment Access the American psychiatric association is reviewing its definition of autism and related disorders like asp perjure syndrome and preliminary reports suggest that the new have the finish and could remove or withhold diagnosing east high functioning patients leading to limited health educational and behavioral services at a…