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Israeli Defense Forces’ “Watching the Horizon” continues to help individuals with autism
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Israeli Defense Forces’ “Watching the Horizon” continues to help individuals with autism

Tel Aviv --- Roim Rachok, or "Watching the Horizon", is the first-ever program for individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) that teaches decoding and interpreting satellite images. Individuals with autism are often very keen on details and have n...
Children with autism have no problems interpreting body language
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Children with autism have no problems interpreting body language

BRISBANE, Australia --- Children with autism have no problems interpreting body language, this is according to a study by researchers from the University of Queensland in Australia. According to the researchers, contrary to popular belief, individuals with ...
Doctor invents new rapid screening test to detect autism in young children – w/video
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Doctor invents new rapid screening test to detect autism in young children – w/video

Amherst, Mass. --- A doctor from the University of Massachusetts Medical School has come up with an invention that comes in really handy at a time when resources for the early diagnosis of autism in children are scarce. Associate Professor of Pediatrics and...
Bombay high court orders state government to set up centers for children with learning disabilities
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Bombay high court orders state government to set up centers for children with learning disabilities

Mumbai, India --- The Bombay high court in India ordered Wednesday that the state government should set up centers for children with learning disabilities in each of its districts. Learning disability is among 12 of those added to the list of disabiliti...
Study hopes to identify autism in young children before symptoms become evident – w/video
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Study hopes to identify autism in young children before symptoms become evident – w/video

Seattle --- For children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), early intervention is key in helping them achieve their highest potential despite the developmental condition. For parents Charlie and Jenn Di Bona, even earlier diagnosis can make all ...