Category: Autism

Eye Tracking Technology Could Help Diagnose Autism

September 13th, 2023
Just one in four children with autism is diagnosed before age three, but a new eye tracking technology may allow for earlier diagnosis and intervention, according to three clinical studies of more than 1,500 kids. New Method for Autism Diagnosis In th… more »

Eagles Open Sensory Room at Lincoln Financial Field

August 21st, 2019
To help those affected by autism, the Eagles have created a sensory room at Lincoln Financial Field. Lincoln Financial Field Now a Sensory-Inclusive Stadium The 500 square foot room was created for fans with autism and other sensory challenges to prov… more »

Sesame Place Designated as Certified Autism Center

July 18th, 2018
The Sesame Place theme park has been given the distinction of being a certified autism center. This makes Sesame Place the first theme park in the world to receive that designation from the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education S… more »

New Blood and Urine Tests Could Help Diagnose Autism

February 28th, 2018
British researchers believe they have developed the first blood and urine tests that can confirm autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in children. New Study The study published in the journal, “Molecular Autism,” looked at damaged proteins in the brain. Re… more »

April is Autism Awareness Month

April 8th, 2015
Autism refers to a wide range of developmental disorders that some people are born with or develop early in life. This group of disorders makes up what doctors call the autism spectrum. What is Autism? Autism affects the brain and makes communicating… more »