World Autism Awareness Day is an internationally recognized day on April 2nd. A good reason to sum up the top 5 best read blog posts about autism of the last year for you.
If you are born profoundly deaf, it is very likely that modern technology in the form of cochlear implants can improve your hearing.
Researchers at KU Leuven want to gain more insight into whether or not there are differences in the implicit abilities of children with ASD to detect faces, different identities, and different expressions.
Older people are healthier these days and like to live in their own homes as long as possible. As a result, the need for home care services is increasing.
Researcher Rebecca Knapp was interested to know whether infant eye gaze away from the mother, or eye gaze directed to the mother, would correspond to increased maternal oxytocin. Read her blog post to learn more.
The study of Mathrick and colleagues evaluated an interview skills training package targeting both verbal and non-verbal skills for adolescents with severe and persistent Language Disorders.
Children with autism can have trouble dealing with external distractions. Researcher Shireen Kanakri conducted a study to observe the impact of the acoustic environment on restrictive and repetitive behaviors.
Parent-child interaction is an important focus of child development research. Lee’s research team compared recordings of play behavior from both a traditional third-person point of view, and through the babies' eyes.
Many children with ASD suffer from deficits in social communication and interaction, especially with peers. They participate in fewer social interactions than typically developing children.
Researchers Colonnesi et al. investigated whether social anxiety in 4 year-olds is related to the level of Theory of Mind, and expressing shyness.