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Virtual agent to address shortage of qualified autism professionals
Researchers from the University of Massachusetts are developing a “virtual child” that can be used to train professionals to work with autistic [...]
Students with autism make music with iPads
Adam Goldberg, a classical pianist and music teacher at a school in Queens, New York, formed a surprisingly well-performing music band consisting of [...]
Neurodiversity in Design European Working Group: Press release
A group of EU-funded researchers, whose work relates to the field of assistive technology, have recently launched the Neurodiversity in Design European [...]
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Papers about TV and film portrayals of autism
Two recently published papers discuss the depictions of autism in cinema and on television: Nordahl-Hansen, A., Tøndevold, M., & Fletcher-Watson, S. [...]
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Interview of Brain Power’s CEO to Forbes
Forbes featured an interview of Dr. Ned Sahin, CEO and founder of Brain Power, who discussed the potential of technology to transform the lives of people [...]
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Latest publications – November
Have a look at last month’s academic publications and visit our Publications page for an extensive publications list of recent years. Kasari, C., [...]
Sensory sensitivity and autism: preliminary lab results
Syllable discrimination and sensory profile   A team from the Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tennessee) presented findings at the Neuroscience 2017 [...]
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Latest publications
Another busy month for research in autism and technology passed and generated some great content. Have a look! Also, visit our Publications page for an [...]
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Digital Bubbles seminar series: Survey results
Innovative technologies for autism – critical reflections on digital bubbles was a series of seven seminars funded by the ESRC which featured national and [...]
The Participatory Autism Research Collective Mind-map
The Participatory Autism Research Collective (PARC)
PARC is a network set up to bring together autistic people, including scholars (and also students, non-academics and activists), with early career [...]