Ogden, UT - 13-year old autistic teen Tucker Doak beat the odds and raised a hog to auction off at Weber County’s 4-H Fair. The 271 pound hog was named Hazel and sold at $10.50 per pound while others were only getting $4-5 per pound.
App developers and education and informatics researchers from the University of Edinburgh have collaborated on a new iPad game called FindMe — the first-ever attempt to fuse autism research with iPad gaming. The app could help improve social skills in autistic children as young as 18 months.
"This animation give the viewer a glimpse into sensory overload, and how often our sensory experiences intertwine in everyday life." A video that will move you and you may want to share with teachers, students, parents and staff.
With the push for integrating technology within the 21st century classrooms, teachers are no longer using low-technology approaches to enable students with autism to communicate with others. Instead, iPads are being used to communicate.
$1-Million Anonymous Gift To Family Autism Center At ECU WITN Since May 2013 the center has been providing developmental testing and screening tools that can identify children who might have autism spectrum disorders, developmental delays,...
Temple Grandin, diagnosed with autism as a child, talks about how her mind works -- sharing her ability to "think in pictures," which helps her solve problems that neurotypical brains might miss. She makes the case that the world needs people on the autism spectrum: visual thinkers, pattern thinkers, verbal thinkers, and all kinds of smart geeky kids.