Google Glass App Helps Autistic Children with Social Interactions

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A prototype software application, to be used with the optical head-mounted display Google Glass, has been designed as a social-skills coach for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).  A new study published in the open-access journal Frontiers in Robotics and AI finds that the wearable technology can recognize conversational prompts and provide the user with suitable responses in return.…

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Amazing Autism Quotes

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1. “If you’ve met one person with autism, you’ve met one person with autism,” Dr. Stephen Shore. 2. “What would happen if the autism gene was eliminated from the gene pool? You would have a bunch of people standing around in a cave, chatting and socializing and not getting anything done,” Dr. Temple Grandin 3. “It takes…

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Is Your Adult-Child With ASD Ready to Move Out?

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As a parent of an adult child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), you may spend a great deal of time preparing for and agonizing over if your child will ever be able to live independently. In our society, most young adults move out of their family of origin’s home into their own home between the ages of 18 – 30ish.…

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Charlie, Meddy Teddy, and aut2bfit – Autism helpers and news

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Meet Charlie and Meddy Teddy.       Charlie is son to aut2bfit founder mom Kris. She started her nonprofit to bring together those touched by AUTISM with a community of athletes & sports pros. Meddy Teddy was started by the Jordan brothers as a way to bring yoga, mindfulness, and meditation to kids. He’s…

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Kid on the Autism Spectrum Becomes Eagle Scout

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It’s an honor only six percent of the one million Boy Scouts in this country will ever receive: becoming an Eagle Scout. One South Carolina teen has earned it despite some challenges along the way. Robby Rose has is on the autism spectrum, he says it’s the challenges we face that make our victories that much more…

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