Thursday, October 12, 2017 Games Developers Raise Funds to Get People with Disabilities Back into Gaming

Video games can get a pretty raw deal in the news. At worst, we see stories claiming links between playing violent games and some of the worst aspects of humanity, or that games are robbing children of time spent in nature. At...

Thursday, October 05, 2017 The Police Need to Understand Autism

Diane Craglow was caring for a 14-year-old autistic boy named Connor Leibel in Buckeye, Ariz., one day in July. They took a walk to one of his favorite places, a park in an upscale community called Verrado. She was not hesitant...

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 Brain Controlled App Helps Children with ADHD

NeuroPlus is a simple racing game which uses incoming signals from a wireless EEG headset to control how fast the user's character moves. The more the child concentrates, the faster the character moves and the more difficult the...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 Anxiety May Alter Processing of Emotions in People with Autism

A brain region that processes emotions, including fear, tends to be smaller in children who have both autism and anxiety than in those who have autism alone, according to a new study.The findings suggest that the difference in...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 How Reading and Writing with Your Child Boost More than Just Literacy

Children who read and write at home -- whether for assignments or just for fun -- are building long-term study and executive function skills, according to a paper from the University of Washington. And while home literacy...

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