On his way to creating a digital accordion, assistant music professor J. Tomás Henriques stumbled upon a device with unique therapeutic applications that he envisions using to treat speech and hearing disorders and memory loss, among other things. Called Sonik Spring, Henriques’s invention is a 15-inch metal spring resembling a [...]
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The need for professional care of African-American children with autism can go unmet. Some of the disparity could stem from cultural differences in parental perceptions of behavior, says autism expert Margaret C. Souders, PhD, RN, assistant professor of human genetics at Penn Nursing. “Families respond to behavioral challenges and quirky manners in [...]Read more ›
Researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center’s Nisonger Center are trying to determine if teaching strategies based on Shakespeare texts can help children with autism become better communicators. Children with autism often struggle to communicate. Many avoid eye contact, don’t understand the context of conversation and may miss [...]Read more ›
Adolescents participating in wilderness and adventure therapy programs are at significantly less risk of injury than those playing football and are three times less likely to visit the emergency room for an injury than if they were at home, a new study by University of New Hampshire researchers finds. These [...]Read more ›