Sweat Can Predict Autism Stress Incidents [video]

Sweat Can Predict Autism Stress Incidents [video]

It can be tragically difficult to help adolescents with severe autism when they are unable to communicate when they are experience increased stress. We’ve written about Cognoa, an app designed to diagnose autism. We also noted the progress in Stanford’s...
A Box of Tech Helps Parents Detect Autism

A Box of Tech Helps Parents Detect Autism

The Centers for Disease Control report that studies in Asia, Europe, and North America identify from 1% to 2% of the population with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). ASD is approximately four times as common with boys than with girls but occurs in all racial, ethnic,...
Expressive Robot Helps Autistic Kids Learn [video]

Expressive Robot Helps Autistic Kids Learn [video]

Robotics continue to find meaningful applications in health care. A.I.-empowered robots in a pilot program in Canada help reduce hospital emergency department wait times and VGo’s telepresence robot augments clinical staff access in a variety of healthcare...
Biomarker Aids Autism Diagnosis

Biomarker Aids Autism Diagnosis

The subject of intense research for decades, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) still baffles scientists, frustrates parents and teachers, and confuses the general public. Autism was first labeled 110 years ago, but it wasn’t until 1987 that the medical profession...
FDA Approves Autism Diagnostic App

FDA Approves Autism Diagnostic App

We live in a remarkable time in which technology is advancing so rapidly that we cannot foresee all the implications of new devices as they appear. Who could have imagined that personal computers would lead to the “mining” of digital currency? Or that...