EA 2012

New technologies may aid early detection of autism

Emerging technologies and software may help assess the subtle behaviors, such as gaze or social gestures, that go awry in children with autism, researchers said at the Engineering and Autism conference earlier this month.

By Emily Singer
8 October 2012 | 4 min read

Automated analyses may improve study of social deficits

Sophisticated eye-tracking tools and other technologies are making it easier to record and analyze social interactions, and may help researchers study social deficits in children with autism. Researchers debuted some of these tools 28 September at the Engineering and Autism conference in Los Angeles.

By Emily Singer
5 October 2012 | 4 min read

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