News tagged with autism

Robots that monitor emotions of ASD children

(PhysOrg.com) -- The day that robot playmates help children with autism learn the social skills that they naturally lack has come a step closer with the development of a system that allows a robot to monitor a child's emotional ...

dateFeb 17, 2009 in Robotics
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Meet AISOY1 the robot, autism therapy assistant

Researchers at the Universidad Miguel Hernández (UMH) and AISOY Robotics are collaborating to expand the potential of their robot assistant for the treatment of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Specifically, ...

dateSep 16, 2016 in Robotics
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Berlin company counts on the autistic

When German software giant SAP said last month it plans to employ hundreds of autistic people as IT experts, the news was welcomed especially at a small Berlin computer consulting firm.

dateJun 02, 2013 in Other
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Secret funding fosters hope for new drugs for autism

Funding from an anonymous wealthy family has been the secret to progress, at long last, in developing drugs that show promise for helping millions of people worldwide with Fragile X syndrome, the most common genetic cause ...

dateSep 15, 2010 in Other
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