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This is part 2 of Owen’s story. It tracks his early progress in treatment for autism. Part 1 described his difficult path to a diagnosis.

By Lydia Denworth
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How autism researchers are applying machine-learning techniques

Researchers are using machine learning to improve diagnostic predictions of autism, create interactive support robots, and more.

By Laura Dattaro
25 March 2020 | 4 min read

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