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Virtual reality’s benefits for autism

Michigan State University researchers are teaming with colleagues in Ireland to explore how wearable technologies like Oculus Rift can be used by individuals with autism to navigate virtual social situations that help them develop life skills that can lead to secure employment and independent living. source

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Pathways for Treatments in Autism Spectrum Disorder

(Visit: http://www.uctv.tv) Child psychiatrist Dr. Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele explores the two main approaches for developing autism medicines. The first and most common approach is to evaluate a treatment in the total group of people affected by ASD, usually with a small number excluded due to the presence of a known genetic …

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Understanding Autism

A short film to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families understand and recognise the early signs of Autism. This film is an initiative of the National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Liaison Officer Program funded by the Department of Social Services as part of the Helping Children with Autism …

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Canada MP Mike Lake on Being a Dad to Son with Autism

Mike Lake is a Member of Parliament, Alberta, Edmonton – Mill Woods – Beaumont, Conservative Party of Canada. He is also an autism advocate in honor of his 19-year-old son Jaden. To read more about Autism Speaks’ awareness, fundraising, science, and advocacy efforts, or to read about some of our …

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New Book: Autism and Martial Arts by Dr Sandra Beale-Ellis

AUTISM AND MARTIAL ARTS – A COMPLETE REFERENCE GUIDE FROM AN AUTISTIC MARTIAL ARTS MASTER (ISBN: 978-0-9933142-0-9) This new book offers a start to finish guide for potential autistic students, their parents and for teachers who are or want to teach students with autism. The book is not about autism …

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