DETROIT – An app specifically developed by Birdhouse, helps families and caregivers of children with autism to keep track of their children’s daily activities via the collection of important data. The Birdhouse for Autism app was designed to monitor all the essential information needed to help families and health workers get a better understanding of… [Continue Reading]

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Leiden, Netherlands — A group of researchers from the University of Leiden in the Netherlands have attempted to conduct research on a theory that has long been speculated by many. The group, headed by Aske Plaat, made efforts to prove that computer-aided communication such as entails and instant messaging have a number of advantages for … [Continue Reading]

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Ulster County, NY –  Famous author of the Baby-Sitters Club series, Ann M. Martin has just published a book written in the voice of a fifth grader with high-functioning autism. The book is titled Rain Reign and centers around Rose who loves homonyms, prime numbers, and following the rules. These little obsessions perplex her teachers… [Continue Reading]

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In the past, before autism was fully understood it was often misdiagnosed as childhood schizophrenia.  The idea that autism was something that only affected children persisted for a while afterwards.  Mostly this is simply due to general ignorance of people, and the fact that a lot of neuro-typical people in the past have based their… [Continue Reading]

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The National Autistic Society (NAS) announced a victory today for adults with autism as changes to the new care system have recognised their hidden needs. The new national eligibility criteria for care and support can be found here. The Care Act regulations and guidance will now be submitted to Parliament  for approval and the new… [Continue Reading]

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Birdhouse for Autism App helps families with children on the spectrum

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Research finds computer-aided communication helps adults with autism

Leiden, Netherlands -- A group of researchers from the University of Leiden in the Netherlands have attempted to conduct research on a theory that has long been speculated by many. The group, headed by Aske … [Continue Reading]

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University creates computer program designed to help individuals with ASD

Alicante, Spain - A new computer program geared towards aiding those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to read and understand written material has recently been developed at the University of Alicante. The … [Continue Reading]

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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee researcher finds link between air pollution and autism

Milwaukee -- A study conducted by Amy Kalkbrenner , a researcher at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) has added further evidence linking air pollution to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The journal … [Continue Reading]

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