APPtastic Adventures -Apps for Special Education

APPtastic Adventures -Apps for Special Education

We are pleasured to announce APPtastic Adventures -Apps for Special Education, NLACRC event that will be held on 02/09/2018 at 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM in 9200 Oakdale Ave, Chatsworth, CA, 91311. If you would like to attend this event, please visit https://www.nlacrc.org/…/Components/Calendar/Event/3999/117… Pay attention‼️Wу DON’T PAID for you or is mandatory.

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New dynamic statistical model follows gene expressions over time

New dynamic statistical model follows gene expressions over time

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a new dynamic statistical model to visualize changing patterns in networks, including gene expression during developmental periods of the brain. Published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the model now gives researchers a tool that extends past observing static networks at a single snapshot in time, […]

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Autism rate jumps to 1 in 36 U.S. children

Autism rate jumps to 1 in 36 U.S. children

In the highest reported percentage ever for autism prevalence in the United States, a recently released survey of parents by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) puts the rate for autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) in American children at 2.76 percent, or 1 in 36. A November 2017 data brief reporting the new numbers culled […]

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Social robot could help autistic adults find work

Social robot could help autistic adults find work

Alyx was designed to help adults with autism recognize social cues – a vital skill in the workplace. Unemployment rates among autistic adults is high – only around 16 percent are in full-time paid work. Researchers in Scotland believe Alyx could help improve that statistic. During a session with Alyx, autistic adults complete a variety […]

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Study shows interventions, though few, can be effective for students with high-functioning autism

Study shows interventions, though few, can be effective for students with high-functioning autism

LAWRENCE — Across the country, more and more young people are being diagnosed as with autism spectrum disorder, including those with high-functioning autism. Yet there is little research into how to help educators serve students with high-functioning autism, especially adolescents in middle and high school settings. New research from the University of Kansas shows that […]

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