By alex on October 10, 2018People on the autism spectrum usually have one or more sensory issues. Mine happens to be a sensitivity to sounds, especially bass. Because of this I’ve tried a variety of things to make life bearable ranging from soundproofing my apartment, using white noise machines or fans to sleep, and getting noise cancelling headphones as well […]
By alex on May 12, 2011
At the official press conference, scientists discussed key studies to be presented during IMFAR. David Amaral, Ph.D., the President of the International Society for Autism Research,...
By alex on February 8, 2011
Bud shows us various toys he's created for children with special needs. You'll get to learn about a Buddy Dog, a Rib-it-Ball, and a Brain Gear. Playability Toys are designed to stimulate an autistic child's sensory needs.
By alex on October 8, 2010
We even have Kirstin Lindsmith, a special aspergian girl guest who blows up a skushi...
By alex on October 31, 2005Jaiden.net reports: "Brian Scassellati is a robotics researcher in Yale's computer-science department, and is part of an interdisciplinary group on campus that includes doctors and others. Part of his contribution has been to build very simple robotic heads -- more like smart toys -- then to watch how different children, autistic and nonautistic, respond to them.
"These devices can be programmed to monitor where the child is, or whether the...