Why is ABA a Controversial Autism Treatment Option?

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When it comes to treatment of autism, Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) is a well-known treatment option. Many people have reported that the treatment has been quite effective and beneficial for the treatment of their children affected with ASD. There are several special schools that have adopted ABA as a way to teach autistic kids. However, ABA is also surrounded by some controversies, and many special schools are against using this approach for teaching children with autism. Let’s first get an idea of what is ABA and how this approach works,…

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Humanoid Robots are Helpful in Autism Treatment

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“Aiden, look!” said NAO, a humanoid robot of two feet height, when it pointed towards the flat panel display hung on a distant wall. Aiden, a kid, looked where the humanoid robot was pointing. Aiden, a boy aged 3 ½ years, has ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder). NAO (pronounced as “now”) is the “frontman” for a system of computers, sensors and cameras designed to help kids like Aiden in learning coordinating attention with objects and people in the environment. Joint attention is the name of this social skill. Normal developing kids…

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Webster’s Research May Bring A New Therapy To Fight Back Autism

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Autism is a well spread neuropsychiatric disorder in present days than any other brain disorder. According to the data report of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), autism is found in 1 out of 68 children in the U.S, and it is the report of the year 2010.   But if the study goes on the male autistic children, then the number is 1 out of 42 children. It is already proved according to database report, that the male offspring are more susceptible than the female. The reason found…

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Will Drug Therapy Be Able To Cure Autism?

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Autism, which is a neurological disorder and as well as a genetic disorder, is widely spread in our population. If we look the CDC reports, the 2010 data report shows that 1 out of 68 children was found with autistic disorders in the U.S. More or less, we all know the autistic symptoms. And they are like, Lack of verbal communication Lack of eye contacts Repetitive behaviors Cognitive disabilities and many more. In one sentence, all these symptoms represent the social skill impairment of an autistic child. But if it…

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How Can Washing Hands Keep Away Autism?

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Autism, a well-known and widely spread neurological disorder, comes with symptoms of social skill impairment, and cognitive disabilities with repetitive or stereotyped behavior. Besides neurological disorder, autism has a strong genetic basis. That is the reason why autism can’t be cured but can be improved to some extent. Therefore, it is better to take precautions before having autism and this is in our hands. From our childhood, our parents always asked and even scolded us to wash our hands before eating or before doing anything for our hygiene. You must…

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How Pets Help Improve Your Autistic Child’s Condition

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Autistic kids find a tough time in trying to express what they feel most of the times. That’s not all, they also realize their problems of speech impairment but that does not imply they should remain like this for the rest of their lives. Steps need to be taken so that there is improvement in their condition but how is the most common question that worried parents often ask. Well, research and a lot of case study later it has been seen that autistic kids have shown remarkable improvement in…

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The Benefits Social Robots Have on Autism

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Robotics is one such area that has caught the interest of many because they are easy to deal with as compared to humans. Robots are like humans without the emotional hassles and the feeling of unpredictability, they are far more comfortable to handle because they can repeat actions and do and re-do the same thing over and over again without any sort of irritation or anger. And all you need to do for dealing them is to charge their batteries so that they are always charged up to perform your…

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Autistic Sibling – The Things that You should do For Him

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A child diagnosed with autism is not a big deal today because autism off late has been on a rise. That is a shocking piece of news but it stands true. A lot has already been spoken about autism, spreading awareness, fighting for the cause, fundraising and trying to improve the medical facilities that are available to cure the impact of autism. In the midst of focusing so much attention on autistic kids what people fail to realize is that siblings of these autistic children go unnoticed. It is important…

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Why the term autism has become synonymous with the urban areas?

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People at length talk about urbanization and how the process of urbanization is essential for growth and development. The term has become phenomenal and quite a rage because it has all the essential infrastructure to enhance human life. Today urbanization has everything to do with getting proper education , having a fashionably well lifestyle and also a successful stint at our workplace. It has all the necessary ingredients to make us successful and happy. But is that a statement or a point that we are trying to ask ourselves? Because…

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Some Random Facts About Autism

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Autism, as it has been defined, is a developmental disorder of the nerves that leads to several impairments, like inability to use language for the purpose of self expression and communication. Moreover, such children are socially awkward, and do not know how to begin a conversation, or continue with one in a social setting. They are generally aloof and are oblivious of the feelings of people around them.   Moreover, they are also unable to remember too many facts and figures. Autistic children generally develop obsessive and repetitive patterns of…

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