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Assistive Technology Improves Access to Education for Children with Autism
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Assistive Technology Improves Access to Education for Children with Autism

The rapid growth in the development and use of assistive technology in recent years has significantly improved access to education for children with autism. A multitude of assistive technology devices are now available for all children to use in public schools...
Assistive Technology for Children with Autism Shows Rapid Advances Since the 1980s
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Assistive Technology for Children with Autism Shows Rapid Advances Since the 1980s

Children with autism currently have a variety of assistive technology devices available to them to help them with communication, executive functions, and organizing their daily routines. Devices utilize all levels of technology, from simple picture schedul...
Insurance coverage for ABA therapy not uniform in the US
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Insurance coverage for ABA therapy not uniform in the US

Insurance coverage for applied behavioral analysis (ABA) therapy for children with autism is still not consistent throughout the United States, even with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. The new law puts in place a variety of provisions that im...
Limitations Apparent in Applied Behavior Analysis Research
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Limitations Apparent in Applied Behavior Analysis Research

Editor's Note: We at Autism Daily Newscast were not surprised at the strong reaction to the recent BBC4 documentary ‘Autism: Challenging Behaviour’ that aired earlier this week. We had been reviewing various conversations on ABA in Facebook groups and other ch...
Massage Therapy for Children with Autism Requires Further Research
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Massage Therapy for Children with Autism Requires Further Research

Massage therapy has been growing in popularity as a treatment for children with autism. Massage therapists provide deep pressure massage and therapeutic touch to children while avoiding light touch. These practitioners also train parents of children with a...