Google Glass app helps autistic children with social interactions: A prototype Google Glass app can recognize conversational prompts and provide the user with suitable responses in return — ScienceDaily


A new study demonstrates the potential of wearable technology as a social-skills aid for children with autism spectrum disorder.

Source: Google Glass app helps autistic children with social interactions: A prototype Google Glass app can recognize conversational prompts and provide the user with suitable responses in return — ScienceDaily

Long waits for diagnosis and patchy provision of services, families of autistic children in East Sussex report | Learning Disability Today


Parents of autistic children and young people in East Sussex face long waits for a formal diagnosis – often several years – and receive only patchy provision in schools, a survey has found.

Source: Long waits for diagnosis and patchy provision of services, families of autistic children in East Sussex report | Learning Disability Today

The struggle against autism discrimination – Bexhill Observer


In recent months, Jay Brewerton has been banned from the same fast food outlet twice, refused service in a cafe and asked to leave various shops, all because of her disabled six-year-old son.

Source: The struggle against autism discrimination – Bexhill Observer

Autistic children struggle with utistic children – Medical News Today


New research shows that children with autism experience higher levels of sensory discomfort at school than children who do not have autism – and this affects their ability to learn.

Source: Autistic children struggle with sensory discomfort – Medical News Today